Children

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“a magnificent example of how stories can light imaginations . . .”

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Marilyn Monroe (Little People, BIG DREAMS) introduces a young child (ages 4–7) to Marilyn Monroe. “Once, in the city of Los Angeles, there was a little girl with lots of love to give.

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“A delightful children’s book . . . The Three Princes of Serendip is easy to share, lovely to contemplate, and a perfect addition to the story time shelf.”

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this story exemplifies who Abrams is as a person as she continues to use her words to speak up about things that really matter.

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There’s a Ghost in this House is a picture book of a different color.

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The Princess in Black and the Giant Problem benefits from being a story about princesses and superheroes, which apparently little girls can never resist even if the story

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“For parents who want to reassure anxious children, this book will be a useful tool.”

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“Board books are for the youngest readers, those who chew pages as well as turn them.”

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Out of My Heart, Sharon Draper’s sequel to Out of My Mind, is every bit as powerful and moving as the first book.

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“Both simple and engaging.”

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“Thought provoking and surrealistic in some places, evocative and strange in others.”

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Translated from its original Iranian/Persian publication by Sara Khalili, In the Meadow of Fantasies holds a tender yet powerful allure.

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“a gorgeous book, richly illustrated with powerful words, evoking the music of the talented Nina Simone.”

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Piret Raud is back! Readers may recall Raud’s The Ear (reviewed here in February 2019), a darling story about an ear that specializes in listening.

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 "‘I think they're collecting information about us. Companies do that sort of thing. You should see the data my brother has about visitors to his website.’"

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“A board book treasure.”

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“A brilliant meditation on love, family, trust, and the stories that bind us to each other.”

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The People Remember covers the most ground of any picture book out there regarding Black history.”

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Playing at the Border: A Story of Yo-Yo Ma is a beautiful tribute to an award-winning musician with a heart much larger than the number of albums he has created and accolades he h

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“three cheers for a counting book for the big(ger) kids!”

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“A brilliant example of the power of words and pictures, of storytelling itself.”

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“Pennypacker brilliantly walks this tightrope of evoking the power and pain of love. The end result is a story about healing and forgiveness . . .”

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“A heartwarming . . . depiction of a close Black family . . .”

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My School Stinks! is about a boy named Stuart who gets sent to a wild animal school by mistake.

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