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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.

Winter Is Here by Kevin Henkes - Book Review

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By Kevin Henkes, Laura Dronzek (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062747181
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Published: Greenwillow Books - October 30th, 2018

Cozy up with this quiet meditative book perfect for the winter solstice. The gorgeous pictures are an ode to winter. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


Highest Mountain, Smallest Star: A Visual Compendium of Wonders by Kate Baker - Book Review

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By Kate Baker, Page Tsou (Illustrator)
$22.00
ISBN: 9781536204056
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Published: Big Picture Press - October 23rd, 2018

This book will fill you with wonder at the world we live in. An exquisite book of superlatives and comparisons accompanied by Victorian-style infographics: perfect for the “why?” kids in your life. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


The Little Book of Woodland Bird Songs by Andrea Pinnington - Book Review

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$19.95
ISBN: 9780228100317
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Published: Firefly Books - September 25th, 2018

Perfect for a budding naturalist. Kids can learn twelve different bird sounds and a little about woodland birds.


Steal This Country: A Handbook for Resistance, Persistence, and Fixing Almost Everything by Alexandra Styron - Book Review

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$19.99
ISBN: 9780451479372
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 4th, 2018

Calling all teen activists! This is a handbook for those who want to change the world. Filled with comics, helpful hints, and comprehensive overviews for how to facilitate change on a local, state, and national level. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


The Christmas Wind by Stephanie Simpson McLellan - Book Review

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$19.95
ISBN: 9780889955349
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Published: Red Deer Press - December 15th, 2017

A touching story about a family seeking shelter from the bitter winter wind. Stunning pictures accompany the story and reflect the true meaning of Christmas. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


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