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Aline Alexander Newman

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Aline Alexander Newman is a National Geographic author of seven books. Two of her non-fiction chapter books, APE ESCAPES and ANIMAL SUPERSTARS, have won the ASJA Award for best children's book of the year. And ANIMAL SUPERSTARS was also named to Amazon's list of the "Best Books of 2013" for children ages 6 to 8. Both are also available as @RecordedBooks. HOW TO SPEAK DOG, which Aline co-authored with Gary Weitzman, DVD, won the Animal Behavior Society's Most Outstanding Children's Book award for 2013. It appeals to all ages and led to her adopting a big, black Lab that she and her husband found abandoned on a country road. The dog's name is Moose. A companion volume is called HOW TO SPEAK CAT. When not chasing Moose around, Aline loves maki ...more

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Homeless people have always garnered my sympathy, but I had no idea of some of the circumstances leading to this condition. Nor did I understand the skills and courage required to survive on the streets or the fact that these people have developed an ...more
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My Dog Skip by Willie Morris
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MY DOG SKIP, by Willie Morris, is a pleasant read about a boy who loves his dog and what it was like growing up in the south, in the 1940s. It was short, easy reading, and I enjoyed it. But I would not rate it among the best dog books I have ever rea ...more
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Miss Dreamsville and the Lost Heiress of Collier County by Amy Hill Hearth
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A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park
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This dual narrative, short book tells the heartbreaking true story of one of Sudan's Lost Boys. Linda Sue Park's understated writing never gets maudlin or veers into melodrama. It remains simple and clear, while it slowly draws you into this boy's ha ...more
The Pilot and the Little Prince by Peter Sís
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Stahl served as White House correspondent for the CBS Evening News during the Carter, Reagan, and Bush administrations; hosted Face the Nation from 1983 to 1991; and is now on 60 Minutes. Her book gave me a much clearer understanding of how televisio ...more
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Life of Pi by Yann Martel by Ray Moore
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This is an extremely thoughtful and most unusual book. It's a parable, and I've never read anything like it before. As The New Yorker says, it is also "an impassioned defense of zoos," which especially interested me because I so often interview zoo p ...more
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