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Book review: My Mother Goose: A Collection of Favorite Rhymes, Songs, and Concepts, illustrated by David McPhail

McPhail, David. My Mother Goose: A Collection of Favorite Rhymes, Songs, and Concepts. Roaring Brook Press, 2013. $19.99. ISBN 978-159643-526-1. Unp. Ages 1-6. P9 Q9… 99 more words

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Book review: Kiki Koki: La Leyenda Encantada Del Coqui, by Ed Rodriguez

Rodriguez, Ed. Kiki Koki: La Leyenda Encantada Del Coquí (Spanish Language). Roaring Brook Press, 2015. $17.99. 9781626721043. Ages 3-7. P7 Q9.

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Confabulating with Katherine Jacobs

I met Katherine Jacobs on an unseasonably cold night in October. Well, here in Michigan, there is no such thing as unseasonable, but Katherine is a native Michgander, so she’s used to the seasonably unseasonable weather. 686 more words


Review: Tommy: The Gun That Changed America

Tommy: The Gun that Changed America by Karen Blumenthal. 9781626720848. 2015. Gr. 7-10.

The Tommy gun became the weapon of choice during the law and order era of the 1920’s and 30’s especially for bootleggers and bank robbers. 302 more words

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Book review: 28 Days, by Charles Smith, jr., illustrated by Shane W. Evans

Smith, Charles, jr. 28 days : moments in Black history that changed the world. Illus. Shane W. Evans. Roaring Brook Press, 2015. unp. $18.99. ISBN:978-1-59643-820-0. 82 more words

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This weekend I attended the Missouri SCBWI conference and got to hear the amazing Connie Hsu (Roaring Brook Press) speak on the need for diversity in children’s books.  253 more words

Review of I Used to be Afraid

I Used to be Afraid by Laura Vaccaro Seeger. Published by Roaring Brook Press, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group. Hardcover picture book with 40 pages, full color illustrations. 238 more words

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