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The graphic novel, Before They Were Artists: Famous Illustrators as Kids, covers the careers of six illustrators, three men and three women, of varying levels of fame, three deceased and t

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“This book will certainly inspire many new questions.”

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“This is a picture book meant for adults . . .”

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The Secret Life of Whales is a huge blue book with a shimmery cover. It starts off by explaining that whales belong to the Cetacean family and are either Baleen whales or toothed whales.

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“The international flavor of this book actually makes the world feel like a wonderful place to be. These are real people, and they are shown here as happy to be alive.”

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Lobe Your Brain is a colorful book about how your brain works. Although it is laid out like a 32-page picture book, it’s really for older kids, ages five and up.

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Pop-Up Moon is gorgeously illustrated by Annabelle Buxton with stunning paper-engineering by Olivier Charbonnel.

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1001 Bees is described by the publisher as a fun, fact-filled, oversized book about creatures and the world they inhabit.

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“Girls need encouragement to be confident. The world needs girls to be confident. Start teaching them how. Start teaching them now.”

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“A beautiful book with ingeniously engineered pop-up pages.”

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A stunning, trilingual love poem written to the U.S.A. is America My Love, America My Heart.

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“introduces young readers to women who broke the strictures of their times to do extraordinary things”

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“Exactly what’s needed to inspire the next generation of scientists.”

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“A model of how not to write history for young people.”

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Aah, chickens. What a weird and wacky world they are with their strutting, gobbling, pecking, crowing, molting, and roosting.

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“An important addition to the growing collection of picture book biographies of women you should know about but probably don’t.”

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“‘The whole country knew and still knows: through his lifetime of service to humanity, Thurgood Marshall earned himself the highest tribute.’”

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“Should inspire readers to explore more of these amazing-but-true stories and connections.”

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Little Audrey’s Daydream: The Life of Audrey Hepburn, would make a nice choice for a young person doing a biography on a famous or influential person.”

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Modern Art Explorer is a successful and fun journey into the world of modern art whether you are a new explorer or well-traveled art-lover, young person or seasoned adventurer.”

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“There is some information to be gleaned, but not enough to make the pages worth turning.”

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“Inside Out Medieval Castle provides an appealing introduction to a potent fairy tale symbol, bringing it into the real world.”

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“accessible in an engaging way, sure to inspire a generation of young scientists.”

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“What is helpful . . . is the reminder that ‘we do not march alone.’”

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“James seems to be making his own promise as well—to continue to be a solid role model for children— in showing the way to becoming a good person and citizen of the world.”

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