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The Winter Fox by Timothy Knapman - Book Review

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By Timothy Knapman, Rebecca Harry (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780763696313
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Published: Nosy Crow - October 10th, 2017

Fox just wants to play all day, every day but winter is coming! Fox's forest friends can't persuade him to prepare for the long, dark months ahead and suddenly Fox finds himself terribly cold and hungry. Can his forest friends still help? A book about loyalty, friendship and preparedness. ~ Reviewed by Gail Cosgriff


The Elephant Whisperer (Young Readers Adaptation): My Life with the Herd in the African Wild by Lawrence Anthony - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781627793094
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - October 24th, 2017

A YA adaptation of an amazing true story. Conservationist L. Anthony was asked to accept an unpredictable and troubled herd of elephants on his reserve in South Africa. Without his help, they would be destroyed. Anthony had very little experience with these majestic beasts, but with grit and determination he becomes part of the elephant family with both triumphant and tragic results. Gorgeous writing coupled with color photos. ~ Reviewed by Gail Cosgriff


Nick the Knight, Dragon Slayer by Aron Dijkstra - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781605372747
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Published: Clavis - November 15th, 2017

Brave Nick is determined to fight Breakhorn the Dragon - feared by all the villagers. Trouble is, the dragon doesn't want to fight and he keeps sending Nick away. Nick's clever determination and wit helps him find a solution for both Nick and the dragon. Beautiful illustrations. ~ Reviewed by Gail Cosgriff


Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger - Book Review

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$16.00
ISBN: 9781451645859
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Published: Atria Books - March 4th, 2014

Beautifully developed characters mix with violent loss and heartbreak. I absolutely love Krueger's writing style and his gorgeous, poetic details. ~ Reviewed by Gail Cosgriff


What Elephants Know by Eric Dinerstein - Book Review

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$16.99
ISBN: 9781484728543
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - May 17th, 2016

A gorgeous, coming of age tale set in Nepal. Twelve-year-old Nandu lives and works side-by-side his adoptive father training the elephants in the King's stable. When corruption and greed forces the stables to close, Nandu pours his hearth and energy into saving the only life he's ever known. This will make a great read-aloud with countless opportunities to introduce or expand upon geography, culture, and the social behavior of elephants. ~ Reviewed by Gail Cosgriff


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