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Review: Cat Secrets by Jef Czekaj

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Cat Secrets By Jef Czekaj Balzer + Bray (HarperCollins) ISBN: 9780061920882 $16.99 Grades K-2 In Stores On a purely technical level every book engages the reader, right? The act of reading or listening demands at least a small amount of participation. Then you run into a book like Cat Secrets, which shows the heights to […]

10 to Note: Winter Preview 2010-11

10 to Note Winter

One season. 10 books. This was difficult. After scouring the children’s lit landscape, what follows are the 10 titles set to release in December, January, and February that most caught my eye as a K-6 school librarian. It’s a subjective list, to be sure, and not a collection of surefire winners – just some promising […]

Review: Knuffle Bunny Free by Mo Willems

Knuffle Free

Knuffle Bunny Free By Mo Willems Balzer + Bray (HarperCollins) ISBN: 978006192957 $17.99 Grades PreK-2 In Stores Sept. 28, 2010 *Best New Books* Few picture books enjoy the sort of universal affection that Knuffle Bunny and sequel Knuffle Bunny Too command. This love has been earned. Aside from a storyline that both kids and adults […]