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Monthly Archives: October 2015

Dave Eggers’ New Title Appeals to Young Readers and Their Parents

Award-winning author Dave Eggers has a new book out that is geared to a much younger audience than his usual crowd.  This Bridge Will Not Be Gray takes a look at one of this country’s most celebrated and debated icons, … Continue reading

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Five Stars for Written and Drawn by Henrietta!
Five Stars for Written and Drawn by Henrietta!

The Horn Book Magazine has given Written and Drawn by Henrietta its fifth starred review! The November/December issue calls the book “a nail-bitingly thrilling story” and “a clever explication of the creative process.” The children’s graphic novel by Argentinian cartoonist … Continue reading

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Creston’s Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine Receives Critical Acclaim

One of the most overlooked mathematical figures in history finally gets her due in a new children’s book that is receiving praise from readers and reviewers alike.  First-time children’s book author Laurie Wallmark introduces children to the mathematician credited with … Continue reading

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Readers to Eaters Finds Niche in Children’s Food Literacy

A recent Publishers Weekly article profiles Seattle-based publisher Readers to Eaters and its founders Philip Lee and June Jo Lee, both publishing industry veterans. The article touts Lee as a visionary in this area of publishing with a focus on … Continue reading

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A Year Without Mom Strikes a Heartfelt Chord With Reviewers

A Year Without Mom is a powerful and starkly illustrated memoir that follows 12-year-old Dasha as she navigates the tricky waters of family life, school, and friends. All of this set against the backdrop of politically charged Moscow in the … Continue reading

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