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Dive In! Exploring Our Connection with the Ocean by Ann Eriksson

Dive In! Exploring Our Connection with the Ocean by Ann Eriksson is a great introduction to the impact on this earth, more specifically on the health of our oceans and sea life. The reader learns that making our waterways healthier … Continue reading

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All About Anne by Anne Frank House

All About Anne by Anne Frank House is a middle grade book about the life and death of Anne Frank, compiled by The Anne Frank House is an vitally important book that should be read by everyone, regardless of age.  It … Continue reading

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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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