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Martha Cornwell - Bookseller in Manchester

Having been orphaned at a tender age, Martha shares a kinship with tales of orphans especially a red-headed heroine spelled Anne with an e. When she's not diagnosing medical conditions she enjoys digging in the dirt and playing with ponies. Martha is an avid fan of YA and Mid-Child books with sassy female characters, farming memoirs and anything with horses!

The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe - Book Review

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By Antonio Iturbe, Lilit Thwaites (Translator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781627796187
Availability: In Stock, Click Title for Location
Published: Henry Holt & Company - October 10th, 2017

The powerful real-life story of an Auschwitz prisoner Dita Kraus, this is the incredible story of a girl who risked her life to keep the magic of books alive amidst utter despair. A moving account of the power of words to inspire hope. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas by Russell Hoban - Book Review

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By Russell Hoban, Lillian Hoban (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781524714574
Availability: In Stock, Click Title for Location
Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - October 24th, 2017

Undoubtedly one of my favorite Christmas books - the perfect homage to Gift of the Magi. The Hoban's illustrations bring out the true meaning of Christmas. You'll want a copy for yourself and one to send to the grandchildren. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


The Nutcracker in Harlem by T. E. McMorrow - Book Review

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$17.99
ISBN: 9780061175985
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Published: HarperCollins - September 26th, 2017

A diverse Nutcracker set in 1920s Harlem with a Jazz vibe! Illustrations by James Ransome make this a must have for your Christmas collection. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison - Book Review

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$16.99
ISBN: 9780316475112
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - December 5th, 2017

Irresistible illustrations bring to life trailblazing black women's stories of breaking boundaries and struggling against adversity. making the world better for generations of girls and women to come. Inspiring generations to come. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


When the Snow Falls by Linda Booth Sweeney - Book Review

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By Linda Booth Sweeney, Jana Christy (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399547201
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 10th, 2017

It's a snow day and the fun with Grandma and Grandpa begins. Beautiful illustrations and a catchy cadence evokes the delight of a winter wonderland after a storm. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


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