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Comets, Stars, the Moon, and Mars: Space Poems and Paintings
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Jan 10, 2008
That's a Possibility!: A Book About What Might Happen
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Nov 29, 2013
Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909
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Nov 22, 2013
Read a Rhyme, Write a Rhyme
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Jul 23, 2010
Shining Star: The Anna May Wong Story
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Sep 25, 2009
A Snowflake Fell: Poems about Winter
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Jun 23, 2008
A Lime, a Mime, a Pool of Slime: More about Nouns

Oh, that all school subjects were taught with such rollicking humor and funny illustrations.
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Jan 14, 2008
Actual Size
Goes over gangbusters at Storytimes, especially at the end where I go around and have each child place their hand inside the gorilla's hand. A terrifi ...more
Feb 2007
Jan 18, 2008
My Puppy Is Born (Sepia)
Clear and informative. Points for having the puppy be a Norfolk terrier which is the dog I want someday.
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Jun 14, 2010
Guess What Is Growing Inside This Egg

Work review:
Penguin, Alligator, Duck, Sea Turtles, Spiders, Octopus all represented, (Octopus especially interesting). Two page spread of inside a du
Jan 2008
Jan 18, 2008
Swim With Me: A New Fun Approach to Learning to Swim
An inventive approach to teaching swimming with art that is very appealing. Children who are afraid of the water will benefit from pretending to be a ...more
Jan 2008
May 16, 2008
Planting the Trees of Kenya: The Story of Wangari Maathai
This story of Wangari Maathai (who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004) succeeds on many levels. Beautifully written in a calm lyrical voice and matched ...more
May 2008
May 19, 2008
Heroes of the Surf
An exciting adventure story based on fact.
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Dec 10, 2012
One of the things I like best about being a children's librarian is coming across books like these - books about things I did not know about before - ...more
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Jan 18, 2008
My Baseball Book
I personally want Gail Gibbons to stop with all the children's books already and turn her talents on to the adult field where she is needed. With her ...more
Jun 2008
Jun 20, 2008
Meadowlands: A Wetlands Survival Story
Really well done. Of special interest to those libraries in the tri-state area, especially NJ and NY. It goes beyond just local interest with its clea ...more
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Mar 16, 2012
Pirate Ship Adventure Crafts
While I would not be interested in making the clay figure pirates, I like the design for the pirate ship, waves, shark, but am disappointed there are ...more
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Mar 23, 2012
What's Eating You?: Parasites -- The Inside Story
It's hard to love a book that makes you want to throw up a little bit but this one is pretty terrific. Clever illustrations and a cheerful tone delive ...more
Jan 2008
Jun 13, 2008
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