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Baby Loves Green Energy! (Baby Loves Science #7) by Ruth Spiro - Book Review

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By Ruth Spiro, Irene Chan (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781580899260
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Published: Charlesbridge - October 16th, 2018

This bright and clever board book gives future environmentalists a baby’s-eye view of the science of energy production. A fun way to plant seeds of awareness. ~ Reviewed by Linda Then


Business Pig by Andrea Zuill - Book Review

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$16.95
ISBN: 9781454926849
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - September 4th, 2018

I love this book! It tells the sweet and funny tale of a very different little pig who just wants to find a forever home with like-minded people. Filled with messages of acceptance, diversity, community, and kindness, this story shows how even a little pig can capitalize on his strengths. ~ Reviewed by Linda Then


Up the Mountain Path by Marianne Dubuc - Book Review

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$17.95
ISBN: 9781616897239
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - October 2nd, 2018

Join wise Mrs. Badger & curious little Lulu on a journey of discovery as they climb the mountain path to the top of the world. Along the way, Lulu learns about the beauty of nature, the joy of friendship, and the rewards of spreading kindness and respect. A beautiful book! ~ Reviewed by Linda Then


Lovely Beasts: The Surprising Truth by Kate Gardner - Book Review

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By Kate Gardner, Heidi Smith (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062741615
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 18th, 2018

An enchanting guide for children to learn how all creatures have a place and a purpose beyond most of our common understandings. From the buzzing bee to the great white shark, there is something lovely and wondrous about each beast's hidden life. ~ Reviewed by Linda Then


My Father's Words by Patricia MacLachlan - Book Review

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$15.99
ISBN: 9780062687692
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - October 2nd, 2018

When Fiona’s father dies, she and her 5-year-old brother struggle to find meaning in the family’s new life without him. But help soon comes from unexpected places, guiding them to move forward and heal by rediscovering the wisdom their father had imparted to them long ago. A sweet and gentle story! ~ Reviewed by Linda Then


The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge by M.T. Anderson - Book Review

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$24.99
ISBN: 9780763698225
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Published: Candlewick - September 25th, 2018

Elfin historian Brangwain Spurge travels deep into goblin territory to carry out a secret mission: to assassinate the evil goblin overlord. But as his mission begins, he is swept up by his eager and enthusiastic host. What ensues is a comically bungled covert operation, imaginatively narrated in an engaging combination of text and illustrations. ~ Reviewed by Linda Then


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