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Review: Return to Augie Hobble

Return to Augie Hobble by Lane Smith. 9781626720541. May 2015. Gr. 4-6.

You probably know Lane Smith as a collaborator and illustrator extraordinaire of such great titles as… 442 more words


Book review: Kid Sheriff and the Terrible Toads, by Bob Shea and Lane Smith

Shea, Bob. Kid Sheriff and the Terrible Toads. Illustrations by Lane Smith. Roaring Book Press, 2014. unp. $17.99 ISBN:978-1-59643-975-7 Gr. 2+. P8Q9

I had to laugh and laugh again at the antics of a young boy, Sheriff Ryan, as he comes to the aid of a city that has had a string of crimes. 108 more words

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Book review: Hunters of the Great Forest, by Dennis Nolan

Nolan, Dennis. Hunters of the Great Forest. “A Neal Porter book.” Roaring Brook Press, 2014. unp. $17.99  ISBN:978-1-59643-896-5 Gr. all. P8Q10

This wordless story has seven very very small hunters on an adventure going out beyond the boundaries of their city into the countryside. 89 more words

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Book review: Neighborhood Sharks, by Katherine Roy

Roy, Katherine. Neighborhood sharks: hunting with the great whites of California’s Farallon Islands. David Macaulay Studio/Roaring Book Press, 2014. unp. $17.99 ISBN:978-1-59643-874-3 Gr. 4+. P8Q8… 153 more words

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Book review: Tin Star, by Cecil Castellucci

Castellucci, Cecil. Tin Star. Roaring Book Press, 2014. 233 pgs. $16.99 ISBN:978-1-59643-775-3 Gr. 7+. P7 Q8

Tula Bane and her mother and sister have left the earth, 16 light years behind, to follow and help Brother Blue to colonize a new planet. 95 more words

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28 Days: Moments in Black History that Changed the World by Charles R. Smith Jr. and Shane W. Evans: A Review

Hardcover, 56 pages
Published January 13th 2015 by Roaring Brook Press
Source: Raincoast Books

In the introductory note, the author admits to a certain frustration that accompanied him when writing this book. 295 more words


Book review: Born in the Wild

Judge, Lita. Born in the Wild: Baby Mammals and Their Parents. Roaring Brook. 2014. $18.99. unp. 978-1-59643-925-2. Ages 5-9:

Nine four-page thematic sections feature 26 species of baby mammals and their families showing the infants’ need for food, shelter, protection, and family life. 56 more words

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