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March. Book Three

March Book Three by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell. Top Shelf, 2016. This is the third and final book in Congressman John Lewis’s graphic memoir about his time in the Civil Rights Movement, following March Book One and … Continue reading

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Julia Child: an Extraordinary Life in Words and Pictures

Julia Child: an Extraordinary Life in Words and Pictures by Erin Hagar and Joanna Gorham. Duo Press, 2015. It’s true: I was convinced to read this book by chatting with the author at Kidlitcon in October, after which I asked … Continue reading

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Picture Book Monday

Here are some of the fabulous picture books that have been making their way into our home of late.  Even though I’m loving reading chapter books to my daughter, I’m so glad she still lets me read her picture books … Continue reading

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Caldecotts 2015: Picture Book Biographies

There were a lot of Caldecott honors this year – six, with the medal winner additional.  I’m still waiting on hold for one of them, but even so, I have too many books to talk about at once.  Here are … Continue reading

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March

March. Book 1. by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell. Top Shelf, 2013. African-American Senator John Lewis tells the first part of the story of his life, including his childhood and his collegiate activities with the Civil Rights Movement … Continue reading

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Primates

It’s KidLit Blog Hop Day! Please hop on over and take a look at all the other wonderful things up on other blogs. Primates: the Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey and Biruté Galdikas. by Jim Ottaviani and Maris … Continue reading

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Bad Girls

Bad Girls by Jane Yolen and Heidi E. Y. Stemple. Illustrated by Rebecca Guay. I first heard about this on the Kidlit Celebrates Women’s History blog, and the teen librarian was kind enough to buy it for me. The basic … Continue reading

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Listening for Madeline

Madeleine L’Engle has been one of my top favorite authors ever since I was about 10, so of course I bought this for the library as soon as I heard about it. I’m hoping some other L’Engle fans at the … Continue reading

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The Microscope

I just counted. Right now, I have seven library books at home waiting to be read, six reviews waiting to be written, and six books on hold. I hope they won’t all come in at once, though the pile at … Continue reading

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Dignifying Science

Dignifying Science: Stories about Women Scientists by Jim Ottaviani et al Oh my goodness – a man writing about women’s history! OK, now that we’re over the shock, let’s move on. Jim Ottaviani is a very nice local comic book … Continue reading

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