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Anne Frank by Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Anne Frank by Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Little People, Big Dreams series, is a really nice introduction to Anne Frank.  This is an early picture book biography. The story is a very simplified version of the diary of Anne Frank. The pictures are cartoony, yet … Continue reading

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Kid Scientists by David Stabler and Anoosha Syed

Kid Scientists by David Stabler and Anoosha Syed is a wonderful collection of stories that share the early path of some famous scientists. This is an excellent nonfiction book that would be great upper elementary and middle school students. I … Continue reading

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Cat Lady Embroidery 380 Ways to Stitch a Cat by Applemints

Cat Lady Embroidery 380 Ways to Stitch a Cat by Applemints is a very useful embroidery book to have, especially if you like cats. It has a variety of cat patterns! Silly ones, realistic, playful, outlines, completely filled and detailed, … Continue reading

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A Literary Tea by Alison Walsh

A Literary Tea: Party Blends and Treats for Alice, Bilbo, Dorothy, Jo, and Book Lovers Everywhere by Alison Walsh is a collection of literary-inspired recipes of savories, breads, and desserts, which are inspired by familiar children’s classics. Enjoy a Beorn’s Honey … Continue reading

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The Coral Kingdom by Laura Knowles

The Coral Kingdom by Laura Knowles is a beautifully illustrated picture book about coral reefs, as well as a pretty strong call to save them. The story part of the book is a nice sing song of the animals and colors of … Continue reading

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The Big Flood The Story of Noah and the Ark by Paul Gully

The Big Flood: The Story of Noah and the Ark by Paul Gully is a wonderful new look at the story of Noah and the Ark. The illustrations are well done, very fun to look at and would definitely appeal to … Continue reading

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Retro Cross Stitch by Véronique Enginger

Retro Cross Stitch by Véronique Enginger is a beautiful collection of 500 charts for motifs with a French retro flair to cross stitch. The designs are varied and include many smaller designs as well as some larger pieces. Scattered throughout are … Continue reading

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The Art of Making Gelato: More than 50 Flavors to Make at Home by Morgan Morano

The Art of Making Gelato: More than 50 Flavors to Make at Home by Morgan Morano is a wonderful book that is well presented with lots of information and easy to follow directions. There are some unusual flavors such as olive oil … Continue reading

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On Our Street: Our First Talk About Poverty by Jillian Roberts; Jaime Casap

On Our Street: Our First Talk About Poverty by Jillian Roberts; Jaime Casap is a book that talks about poverty, homeless, refugee, and all the difference between people in they basic way of loving. The story is easy to use with kids to … Continue reading

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Growing in God’s Love by Elizabeth F. Caldwell; Carol A. Wehrheim

Growing in God’s Love: A Story Bible by Elizabeth F. Caldwell; Carol A. Wehrheim is an illustrated book that pays attention to quality and detail. While it says it is a book that children can read, I believe it should be read … Continue reading

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