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This Moose Belongs to Me

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By Oliver Jeffers, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780399161032
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Published: Philomel Books - November 13th, 2012

With signature charm and wit Jeffers has forged a wholly original partnership between young Wilfred and a moose. Lovely illustrations adorn this volume and add to understanding the frustrations that come with having a moose as a pet. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood

When I Was Joe

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ISBN: 9781847803795
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Published: Lincoln Children's Books - August 26th, 2012

Very good, suspenseful "boy" books are hard to come by, so don't miss this one. After Joe witnesses a murder and tells all, he and his mother go into police protection, assuming new names and identities. This gripping thriller, seen through Joe's eyes with an authentic young adult voice, is impossible to to down. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood


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ISBN: 9780312629113
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Published: Square Fish - October 12th, 2010

This is a compelling and deeply felt story by a master storyteller. An accident changes man lives in many ways, most noticeably the offender. The story takes us on parallel journeys. Very moving. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood

Red Sled

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By Lita Judge, Lita Judge (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781442420076
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - November 1st, 2011

In this nearly wordless picture book, a host of woodland creatures takes a child's sled for a nighttime joy ride. Gorgeously depicted in bold watercolor, complemented by humorous expressions and pitch-perfect sound effects-sure to become a wintertime favorite. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood

Barefoot Books World Atlas

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By Nick Crane, David Dean (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781846863332
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Published: Barefoot Books - November 1st, 2011

Uniquely packed with information about the way local environments mold communities and cultures and the ideas and initiatives that are shaping the future. A book for all ages that combines a pull0out world map, fold-out booklets and panels that reveal fascinating facts for every corner of the globe! ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood

Chanukah Lights

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By Michael J. Rosen, Robert Sabuda (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780763655334
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Published: Candlewick - September 27th, 2011

By Michael J. Rosen and Robert Sabuda. A beautiful gift book that follows the Festival of Lights through place and time. Inspired by the authors' reverent poem, the pop-ups are striking and depict each Night's menorah in a different scene. A stunning collaboration. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood


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