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10 to Note: Summer Preview 2014

You never know how these preview things are going to turn out. Sometimes there’s a bunch of lesser-known books that jump out, other times it’s stuff that’s already been building some buzz. Today is more latter than former. What follows are 10 books for the summer season that look promising. Picture Books Peanut Butter and […]

Review: Do You Know Which Ones Will Grow? by Susan A. Shea

Do You Know Which Ones Will Grow? By Susan A. Shea Illustrated by Tom Slaughter Blue Apple ISBN: 978160950627 $16.99 Grades PreK-1 In Stores *Best New Books* Often times, lift the flap books bring little more to the table than flaps. I’ve read scores of them where the primary focus amounts to something like “Hey, […]

Nonfiction Monday: How Things Work in the Yard by Lisa Campbell Ernst

How Things Work in the Yard By Lisa Campbell Ernst Blue Apple Books (Chronicle) ISBN: 9781609050092 $14.99 Grades 1-3 In Stores Some nonfiction thinks big, covering iconic figures from history, complex concepts, and the world’s greatest, best, and most amazing. With her picture book How Things Work in the Yard, Lisa Campbell Ernst (Round Like […]