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Paper World: Planet Earth by Bomboland - Book Review

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By Bomboland, Bomboland (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781536208542
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Published: Big Picture Press - September 17th, 2019

My only objection about this book is that it wasn’t available when I was a kid! With beautiful artwork and enticing flaps, this gorgeous book is an engaging and fresh approach to teaching the beauty and wonders of our one and only home, Planet Earth. ~ Reviewed by Linda Then


Peace, Love, Action!: Everyday Acts of Goodness from A to Z by Tanya Zabinski - Book Review

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By Tanya Zabinski, Ani DiFranco (Foreword by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781946764478
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Published: Parallax Press - August 27th, 2019

I learned so many new things reading this gem! Filled with captivating profiles of peaceful activism and mindful living, the author presents an inspirational handbook for your young person’s inner advocate. What would you take a stand for? ~ Reviewed by Linda Then


Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks by Jason Reynolds - Book Review

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By Jason Reynolds, Alexander Nabaum (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481438285
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 8th, 2019

Friends, foes, family, strangers, school buses, skateboards, bullies, and boogers. In his unique voice, Reynolds tells 10 different stories about what happens on the way home from school. With a brilliant balance of humor and gravity, this book tackles some pretty heavy topics with solid respect. ~ Reviewed by Linda Then


How to Put a Whale in a Suitcase by Raul Guridi - Book Review

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$14.99
ISBN: 9781849766234
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Published: Tate - October 29th, 2019

A conceptual and evocative picture book posing the question, "What would you take with you if you had to leave home suddenly?" The boy in the story, on the verge of a long journey, finds a way to fit his beloved whale into his suitcase. ~ Reviewed by Linda Then


Christmas Is Coming! An Advent Book - Book Review

Whether you’re singing a carol, crafting an ornament, or playing a game, the entire family will enjoy this sweetly illustrated book. A lovely and creative alternative to the traditional advent calendar, bound to be a keepsake for years to come. ~ Reviewed by Linda Then


Peace, Love, Goats of Anarchy: How My Little Goats Taught Me Huge Lessons about Life by Leanne Lauricella - Book Review

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$19.99
ISBN: 9781631065651
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Published: Rock Point - October 2nd, 2018

So much inspiration is packed into this little gem of a book! At times heartbreaking, but always heartwarming, Leanne Lauricella relates beautifully moving stories of the remarkable little goats that she rescues and the lessons that they teach her every day about life. Need a new perspective on life? I highly recommend this book. ~ Reviewed by Linda Then


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