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A Christmas Advent Story by Ivy Snow - Book Review

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By Ivy Snow, Hannah Tolson (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781681198514
Availability: Special Order
Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - September 4th, 2018

Countdown to Christmas! This perfect gift for little ones introduces a new word each day. Find the sad snowman on every page and find out what happens to him. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah by Emily Jenkins - Book Review

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By Emily Jenkins, Paul O. Zelinsky (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399554193
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - September 11th, 2018

The beloved family classic is back just in time for the holidays. Gertie returns to the family home to help prepare the meal, but at four years old is unable to make the latkes or help with the meal. But she is given the best job of all: lighting the menorah. A perfect gift to start kids on the series. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe - Book Review

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By Antonio Iturbe, Lilit Thwaites (Translated by)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781627796187
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - 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: Backordered
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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By T. E. McMorrow, James Ransome (Illustrator)
$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
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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


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