Children - Picture Books

The Bravest Man in the World by Patricia Polacco - Book Review

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$17.99
ISBN: 9781481494618
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - September 24th, 2019

This story focuses on a young Irish stowaway and how music was a tool to not only make money, but how he was able to connect to others and find a new family. He also learns what it means to be truly brave. Polacco’s narrator tells the story of the Titanic from a different point of view. Inspired by Wallace Hartley, a musician on the Titanic. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


Run Wild by David Covell - Book Review

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$17.99
ISBN: 9780670014118
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - June 5th, 2018

A completely charming tale that captures the sheer joy of being a bare footed child running through the wild outside world. Beautiful illustrations really bring this story to life, and we can reconnect with what it felt like to be totally at one with nature. Just lovely. ~ Reviewed by Becky Doherty


Pig the Pug by Aaron Blabey - Book Review

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By Aaron Blabey, Aaron Blabey (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338112450
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Published: Scholastic Press - December 27th, 2016

A cute, hilarious story about a pug named Pig and his best friend Trevor - a dachshund. Pig is a selfish dog, and in this story he learns the concept of sharing and the meaning of friendship!
Perfect for people of all ages, and particularly children who are learning how to share and make friends, Pig the Pug (and all of his adorable stories - which all teach some sort of lesson) are sure to become an absolute favorite on bookshelves! ~ Reviewed by Angela Turon


A Dream of Flight: Alberto Santos-Dumont's Race Around the Eiffel Tower by Jef Polivka - Book Review

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By Jef Polivka, Rob Polivka, Rob Polivka (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374306618
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - July 30th, 2019

A powerful book that gives you a piece of history you might not be familiar with. Though not an all-encompassing/text-book look, it covers the history of flight in its early years. At the same time, giving you the story of (years before the Wright Brothers) a young Brazilian man who did much to get aviation to what we know today. These fantastic pictures also show how Santos became the rock-star of his time. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


Dasher: How a Brave Little Doe Changed Christmas Forever by Matt Tavares - Book Review

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By Matt Tavares, Matt Tavares (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536201376
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Published: Candlewick - September 10th, 2019

A fresh, clever telling of how Santa and eight reindeer came into a special partnership. There is an old-school classic feel to the text and the beautiful artwork, rich in colors and detail, helps move the story along. These frame-worthy paintings bring to life a story of how eight reindeer helped Santa save Christmas (and why Dasher comes first in the poem). ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


Meet Miss Fancy by Irene Latham - Book Review

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By Irene Latham, John Holyfield (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399546686
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2019

An amazing fictional story about the real elephant, Miss Fancy. Latham brings to life the story of an elephant and a young boy with the wish of one day being near a real elephant. The illustrations of Holyfield not only bring to life the history of the time in fun, sweet, colorful, and realistic images, but brings to life the text as well. Afterwards by the author and illustrator. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


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