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From Colosseum by Sarah Arvio "and all the beauty and the blasphemy. Petals, petals, scattering from the stands where only vestals were allowed to sit, having tended the flame for all of us. Here, I knew, was the empire of my soul showing on my face as I turned to you."

City Mouse, Country Mouse by Maggie Rudy - Book Review

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By Maggie Rudy, Maggie Rudy (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781627796163
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - October 24th, 2017

This enduring classic has a new twist and a fresh feel from the miniature tableaux of found materials and felted characters. The layers of this lovingly constructed world will easily draw readers in to explore with delight at every little found treasure. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood


Robinson by Peter Sis - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780545731669
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 26th, 2017

Inspired by a childhood event and his favorite book, Robinson Caruso, Peter Sis has created a beautifully imagined dreamlike journey in Robinson. Text and illustration work in tandem to convey this story filled with heart and imagination. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood


Fort-Building Time by Megan Wagner Lloyd - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780399556555
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 10th, 2017

Fort Building Time is a lovely exploration of fort building in every season and setting. Rhythmic text with a sing-song feel will delight fort-builders of all ages. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood


Wishtree by Katherine Applegate - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781250043221
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 26th, 2017

Red is a very old oak tree with a unique perspective on the neighborhood, she's seen it all through the many years that she has been standing and upholding the tradition of Wish Day, a day when the folks in the area adorn the tree with wishes. This many layered tale is a lovely and gentle reminder of how to graciously move about our ever-changing world. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood


Singing Away the Dark by Caroline Woodward - Book Review

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By Caroline Woodward, Julie Morstad (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781772290196
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Published: Simply Read Books - September 12th, 2017

Hearkening back to a more simplistic time, this sweet tale of a young girl's early morning journey through the woods to get to school is charming. The simple illustrations work perfectly in tandem with the spare text. A wonderful book to cuddle up with on a cold winter's evening. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood


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