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One Big Open Sky

ONE BIG OPEN SKY written by Lesa Cline-Ransome

Lesa Cline-Ransome’s ONE BIG OPEN SKY is a novel of free verse poems composed by...
Dinosaurs in Trucks

DINOSAURS IN TRUCKS BECAUSE HEY, WHY NOT? written and illustrated by Sandra Boynton

Sandra Boynton’s newest book is guaranteed winner because she puts two of preschoolers’ favorite subjects...
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Untangling: Mutual Disengagment (Chapter 55)

The peace and comfort I found when I visited my mother at Clarebridge faded. For months...
go and get with rex

GO AND GET WITH REX written by David LaRochelle and illustrated by Mike Wohnoutka

David LaRochelle blends his typically intriguing perspective and humor with a structure that models out-of-the-box...
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THE UNBOXING OF A BLACK GIRL, written by Angela Shante

I need to start writing of Angela Shante’s courageous lyrical memoir THE UNBOXING OF A...
The Spaceman

THE SPACEMAN written and illustrated by Randy Cecil

Randy Cecil’s writing and illustrations create an engaging alien character in THE SPACEMAN. A perfect...
Back Home

BACK HOME: STORY TIME WITH MY FATHER written by Arlene Elizabeth Casimir and illustrated by Ken Daley

Author Arlene Elizabeth Casimir pictures the power of stories in BACK HOME: STORY TIME WITH...
My name is long as a river

MY NAME IS LONG AS A RIVER written by Suma Subramaniam and illustrated by Tara Anand

Suma Subramaniam’s MY NAME IS LONG AS A RIVER has a heroine who’d rather be...
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Untangling: Pre-Breakthrough Syndrome (Chapter 54)

The peace and comfort I found when I visited my mother at Clarebridge faded. For months...
I would love you still

I WOULD LOVE YOU STILL written by Adrea Theodore and illustrated by Ken Wilson-Max

Adrea Theodore's I WOULD LOVE YOU STILL has reassurance aplenty, not just in the message,...