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Is That You, Eleanor Sue? by Tricia Tusa - Book Review

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By Tricia Tusa, Tricia Tusa (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250143235
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - December 4th, 2018

A beautifully illustrated book about a day in the life of a (very patient!) mother and daughter. Eleanor Sue keeps showing up at the front door in many different disguises and roles. Her mother plays her part, allowing Eleanor Sue to play out her imaginative characters. A warm, fun story, filled with acceptance and unconditional love. ~ Reviewed by Beth Byrne


Smithsonian: Timelines of Everything by DK - Book Review

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By DK
$29.99
ISBN: 9781465474933
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Published: DK Children - October 30th, 2018

From the Big Bang to today, this DK book contains more than 120 beautifully rendered timelines that depict a wide range of topics, contextualizing events and concepts to help kids make sense of the world. ~ Reviewed by Beth Byrne


Monstrous Devices by Damien Love - Book Review

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$17.99
ISBN: 9780451478580
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - October 16th, 2018

A 12-year-old boy named Alex receives an old tin robot from his grandfather, which mysteriously triggers an attack that puts them in danger. What makes the robot so deadly? Together, Alex and his grandfather embark on an adventure across Europe to unravel the secrets of the old toy. Fastpaced and full of humor! ~ Reviewed by Beth Byrne


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