Category Archives: Annick Press

Tree Song by Tiffany Stone

Tree Song by Tiffany Stone is a joyful book follows the life cycle of a tree as it grows from seedling to mature tree, and finally gives way to a new sapling. At every stage of the tree’s life, children are … Continue reading

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The Sound of Freedom by Kathy Kacer

The Sound of Freedom by Kathy Kacer is a middle-grade novel about a Jewish family in Krakow, Poland in 1936. Life has become increasingly dangerous, as the violence and persecution of Jews increase. Anna is afraid if they don’t escape … Continue reading

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Fight to Learn by Laura Scandiffio

Fight to Learn by Laura Scandiffio brings interest and excitement to going to school. While most people have heard of Malala, they may not have heard of all of the great people in Scandiffio’s book: people helping to change education … Continue reading

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Eat Up! An Infographic Exploration of Food by Paula Ayer; Antonia Banyard

Eat Up!: An Infographic Exploration of Food by Paula Ayer; Antonia Banyard is colorful and has many interesting facts about food. The information is presented in a way that children can understand but the pages are a bit cluttered. Readers will have the … Continue reading

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Move It, Miss Macintosh! by Peggy Robbins Janousky

Move It, Miss Macintosh! by Peggy Robbins Janousky is the story how Miss Macintosh, the kindergarten teacher, does NOT want to go to school on the first day; she’s just too nervous. But the principal and other teachers show up to give her … Continue reading

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Faster, Higher, Smarter by Simon Shapiro

Faster, Higher, Smarter by Simon Shapiro is fantastic book detailing sports achievements and the athletes behind them and also the science that made it all possible. This is a great practical application of physics, and its exciting to see how … Continue reading

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The Biggest Poutine in the World by Andrée Poulin

The Biggest Poutine in the World by Andrée Poulin is a cute, enjoyable, surprisingly emotional book about poutine and a world record attempt. I wish that the book had not ended so abruptly but it has a fantastic message and … Continue reading

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