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Wishes by Mượn Thị Văn

The picture book WISHES by Mượn Thị Văn is one of those books that I want to give to every family and teacher I know. Built on the author’s deeply personal memories, its themes of loss, perseverance, and hope will … Continue reading

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Review: Eleanor Makes Her Mark by Barbara Kerley

ELEANOR MAKES HER MARK by Barbara Kerley is a whirlwind trip through Eleanor Roosevelt’s accomplishments as a life-long public servant. The picture book follows her community exposure and good works that taught her about the world’s travails well beyond her … Continue reading

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Review: Wildfire by Rodman Philbrick

This novel, aimed at grades 3-7, is action-packed and exciting and full of kids taking on impossible challenges with perseverance and determination. WILDFIRE by Rodman Philbrick is about Sam and Delphy, two kids who get caught out in a terrifying … Continue reading

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