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Review: Bean Dog and Nugget: The Ball by Charise Mericle Harper

Bean Dog

Bean Dog and Nugget: The Ball By Charise Mericle Harper Alfred A. Knopf (Random House) ISBN: 9780307977076 $4.99 Grades K-3 In stores May 14, 2013 Find it at: Schuler Books | Your Library “I am a former child, and I haven’t forgotten a thing.” -Ursula Nordstrom, Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom Getting into [...]

10 to Note: Spring Preview 2013

10 to Note Spring 2013

It’s time to once again to look at the season before us and say “that looks good”. What follows are books coming out in March, April, and May that appear to have promise. Picture Book Giant Dance Party by Betsy Bird; illustrated by Brandon Dorman April 23 | Greenwillow | Grades K-2 Ever heard of [...]

10 to Note: Winter Preview 2012-13

Winter Preview 2013

Sometimes you see a book and go… What follows are the books coming out in December, January, and February that made me do that. Picture Books Doug Unplugged by Dan Yaccarino February 12 | Knopf | Grades K-3 Is ditching technology for real life an emerging children’s lit trend? 2012 standout hello! hello! nicely builds [...]

Review: Wonder by R.J. Palacio

Wonder

Wonder By R.J. Palacio Knopf (Random House) ISBN: 9780375869020 $15.99 Grades 4-7 In Stores *Best New Book* Find it at: Schuler Books | Your Library It’s a beautiful thing, when a book truly grabs you. It doesn’t happen all that often, and it’s impossible to know when it’s coming. Even with all the advance warning [...]

Review: Boy + Bot by Ame Dyckman

Boy + Bot

Boy + Bot By Ame Dyckman Illustrated by Dan Yaccarino Alfred A. Knopf (Random House) ISBN: 9780375867569 $16.99 Grades K-2 In Stores Find it at: Schuler Books | Your Library Oh, unlikely friendships – where would children’s literature (scratch that – any kind of literature) be without ye? Contrasting personalities always add richness to the [...]

Review: Three by the Sea by Mini Grey

Three by the Sea

Three by the Sea By Mini Grey Knopf (Random House) ISBN: 9780224083621 $17.99 Grades K-2 In Stores The meddler. We all know one. Leave it to Mini Grey (Traction Man is Here!) and her formidable talents to pull off a picture book that explores this subject with unexpected nuance. Sure the meddler can be bad, [...]