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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."

Zola's Elephant by Randall de Sève - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781328886293
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 9th, 2018

The lovely and magical qualities of this volume transcend the mere fantastical musings of a young girl, they are the exploration of possibilities themselves. And concerning the new girl next door and her elephant, the possibilities are endless! Exploring the themes and illustrations in this volume is like being wrapped up in a warm blanket on a cold winter's night. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood

A Whisper In the Snow by Kate Westerlund - Book Review

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By Kate Westerlund, Feridun Oral (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9789888341528
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Published: minedition - October 1st, 2018

The spirit of the season is perfectly embodied in this sweet story of a lost and bedraggled teddy bear found buried in the snow by a small band of forest animals. The animals make haste to ensure the bear lands back in the arms of his mistress in time for Christmas. Charming and beguiling illustrations capture the snowy woodland scene flawlessly. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood

Pinball Science: Everything That Matters about Matter by Ian Graham - Book Review

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By Ian Graham, Owen Davey (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781682971994
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Published: QEB Publishing - October 3rd, 2017

Pinball Science is a comprehensive kit & book packed with explanations & experiments all the while building your own working game. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood

City Mouse, Country Mouse by Maggie Rudy - Book Review

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By Maggie Rudy, Maggie Rudy (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781627796163
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - 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


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