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

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By Ian Graham, Owen Davey (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781682971994
Availability: IN WAREHOUSE - Usually Ships in 1-5 Business Days
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

Robinson by Peter Sis - Book Review

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By Peter Sís, Peter Sís (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780545731669
Availability: Backordered
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
Availability: Special Order
Published: 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


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