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Harriet the Spy, by Louise Fitzhugh (1964, 1992)

Contemporary Fiction (in its day, folks!)
Ages 9-13
Here’s a children’s novel that completely got past me both when I was a child and when I worked as a children’s librarian. 301 more words


The Cleft Stick (1937) by Walter Greenwood

Review by Sylvia D: The Cleft Stick is a collection of 15 short stories. Although the book wasn’t published until 1937, all but two of the stories were written between 1928 and 1931. 1,258 more words

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In My Heart

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Thing Explainer, by Randall Munroe (2015)

Stumped by jargon? Have you ever wished someone would just explain a complex idea using just a few common words? Roboticist turned cartoonist and author Randall Munroe does exactly that in this book of big ideas aimed at kids. 416 more words


Book Review: The Wild Robot

The Wild Robot
By Peter Brown

My Edition:
Hardcover, 279 pages
2016?, Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780316381994

Rozzum unit 7134, or Roz, ends up on a small island when the ship transporting her and several other units sinks in a storm. 295 more words

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My Review of The Land Without Color by Benjamin Ellefson

The Land Without Color

by Benjamin Ellefson

Illustrated By Kevin Cannon

Paperback, 168 pages

Published December 15th 2015 by Beaver’s Pond Press

The Land Without Color certainly is an ambitious work, creatively imagined, that succeeds very well in drawing the reader into a fast moving adventure and a magical world. 962 more words