Tag Archives: Charlesbridge

Review: Freefall Summer by Tracy Barrett

FREEFALL SUMMER by Tracy Barrett is a coming-of-age novel that addresses an overprotective father and boyfriend (dare we use patriarchal?) who seem to have “good reasons,” but their behavior has the same effects as any other confining actions, no matter … Continue reading

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Review: FAKERS, An Insider’s Guide to Cons, Hoaxes, and Scams

Whether the young people in your life believe every tall tale or have already developed their cynicism into an art, FAKERS is sure to entertain and educate them about both the history and the current state of cons, hoaxes, and … Continue reading

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Review: Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite

The backstory of Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite is an adventure in music and friendship and holiday drama. The picture book, written by musicologist Anna Harwell Celenza and joyfully illustrated by Don Tate, is the fun and frantic story of how Duke … Continue reading

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Book Giveaway: Butterfly Counting

UPDATE: Congrats to Kenitra, who won the book! I recently reviewed several great books for younger readers at the website Vegbooks. One of my favorites was a gorgeous counting book from Charlesbridge Publishing called BUTTERFLY COUNTING. You can read the … Continue reading

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