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Sleep Tight Farm by Eugenie Doyle - Book Review

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Sleep Tight Farm: A Farm Prepares for Winter Cover Image
By Eugenie Doyle, Becca Stadtlander (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781452129013
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Chronicle Books - August 2nd, 2016

Join this Vermont family as they slowly close up the farm for winter. Harvesting, pruning, stacking wood and making sure the animals are warm for the long winter are just a few of the many tasks it takes to maintain the farm. Gorgeous illustrations make this a perfect gift! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

Because of an Acorn by Lola M Schafer - Book Review

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Because of an Acorn: (Nature Autumn Books for Children, Picture Books about Acorn Trees) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781452112428
Availability: Backordered
Published: Chronicle Books - August 2nd, 2016

Follow the life cycle of an acorn through this beautifully illustrated book. Children will learn just how important a single tree can be! A portion of the proceeds goes to support the NRDC. A simple introduction to teaching kids about ecosystems. ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

Walking in a Winter Wonderland by Tim Hopgood - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781627793049
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - September 13th, 2016

Enjoy this holiday classic with beautiful new illustrations. Young and old alike will enjoy walking through the winter woods and viewing wildlife as they sing this winter favorite! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

Cooking for Picasso

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Cooking for Picasso: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399177651
Availability: Special Order
Published: Ballantine Books - August 9th, 2016

This is the perfect summer read! The French Riviera had never looked so good. Art, beautiful food, secret affairs, and missing pieces of the past make this novel unputdownable! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

Carousel Court

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Carousel Court: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781476791272
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Simon & Schuster - August 2nd, 2016

What is the American Dream? Money? Power? Career? Watch what happens when a less-than-perfect couple struggle to have it all. With overtones reminiscent of Jonathan Franzen’s Corrections and Hubert Selby’s Requiem for a Dream, this cautionary tale is a compelling read. ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781101947135
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Published: Knopf - June 7th, 2016

Yaa Gyasi is one of the most important new voices of 2016. This book should be required reading for everyone!! Her storytelling abilities are truly remarkable and I look forward to what she writes next. READ THIS BOOK!! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz


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