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The Story Orchestra: Four Seasons in One Day by Jessica Courtney-Tickle - Book Review

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By Jessica Courtney-Tickle (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781847808776
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - October 4th, 2016

Isabelle travels through the changing seasons accompanied by the sounds of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. A perfect introduction to classical music for kids! ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


Santa's Favorite Story: Santa Tells the Story of the First Christmas by Hisako Aoki - Book Review

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By Hisako Aoki, Ivan Gantschev (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781416950295
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 2nd, 2007

A classic holiday story of Santa Claus telling woodland animals the true story of Christmas. With beautiful watercolors. One for your family bookshelf. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


A Dot in the Snow by Corrinne Averiss - Book Review

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By Corrinne Averiss, Fiona Woodcock (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781454921011
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Sterling Children's Books - October 4th, 2016

A cozy story of a wintertime friendship between an Inuit girl and a polar bear. Filled with gorgeous illustrations. You’ll want to curl up with this winter book. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


Word of Mouse by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein - Book Review

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By James Patterson, Joe Sutphin (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9780316349567
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Published: jimmy patterson - December 12th, 2016

The perfect read aloud book for Christmas. A heartwarming tale of an escaped, blue, lab mouse trying to find his was back to his family and his adventures along the way. One of my favorite books of the year. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


Every Hidden Thing by Kenneth Oppel - Book Review

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$17.99
ISBN: 9781481464161
Availability: Special Order
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 11th, 2016

Romeo and Juliet meets Indiana Jones in the Wild West with dinosaur bones. Inspired by "the Bone Wars" of the 19th century, the story follows two families duking it out in the Badlands to find "the Rex". ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


To Stay Alive: Mary Ann Graves and the Tragic Journey of the Donner Party - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780763678111
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Published: Candlewick - October 11th, 2016

Two words: Donner Party! This is a powerful poetic narrative describing the harrowing tale from 19 year old Mary Ann Graves' point of view. You won't want to put this one down! ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


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