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Category Archives: News Tidbits

Three Enchanted Lion Titles Earn Eight Starred Reviews and a Junior Library Guild Selection!

Enchanted Lion Books has earned an abundance of starred reviews and a Junior Library Guild selection in just a few short months! Below are the hot titles reviewers are raving about—order your copies today! == The Lion and the Bird … Continue reading

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Depression- Listen… Don’t analyze…. Don’t wait for your friend to reach out to you…..
Depression- Listen… Don’t analyze…. Don’t wait for your friend to reach out to you…..

  THE DEPTHS mentioned in Elizabeth Bernstein’s column in the 8/26/14 issue of the Wall Street Journal on how to be a friend to someone with depression, and Jonathan Rottenberg is quoted throughout.   THE DEPTHS: The Evolutionary Origins of the Depression … Continue reading

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Where there is food, there will be laughter (and crumbs). In more than 40 exuberant poems and “vandalized” photographs, you’ll meet a city kid who fantasizes about farming on a stoop, a girl with crumpets and crêpes in her head, … Continue reading

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Alice Waters and the Trip To Delicious from Readers to Eaters

“This picture book biography takes on Alice Waters, founder of Chez Panisse in Berkeley and the Edible Schoolyard Project. Using an enthusiastic, conversational tone and a free verse form (“In her travels, Alice learned/wonderful food was like a symphony/that woke … Continue reading

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Sgt. Reckless receives a PW starred review!

“Animals have been used in war for thousands of years, but few U.S. military animals attained the notoriety of Reckless, a sorrel mare small for her size that joined the Marines during the Korean War, and attained the rank of … Continue reading

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Gabi, A Girl In Pieces Earns Three Starred Reviews!
Gabi, A Girl In Pieces Earns Three Starred Reviews!

The pre-publicity is pouring in for Isabel Quintero’s debut novel, Gabi, A Girl in Pieces, which hits bookshelves next month! This new YA novel from Cinco Puntos Press follows Gabi Hernandez’s diary entries as she navigates senior year: Cindy’s pregnancy, Sebastian’s coming … Continue reading

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FERGUSON, MO – In Wake of Clashes, Calls to Demilitarize Police
FERGUSON, MO – In Wake of Clashes, Calls to Demilitarize Police

Reading this morning’s paper (NYT) about the protest in Ferguson MO, I was relieved to read the news that the Missouri governor changed tactics by bringing in the state highway patrol. If you are at all curious as to how … Continue reading

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Kirkus reviews Made By Raffi from Frances Lincoln Children’s Books

We love this inspirational story about a shy little boy who uses his knitting skills to win over the hearts of his classmates.  “A boy with a flair for fashion finds affirmation. Raffi wonders why he is different from all the … Continue reading

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The Great Glass Sea from Grove Press

From celebrated storyteller Josh Weil comes a sui generis epic swathed in all the magic of Russian folklore and set against the dystopian backdrop of an all too real alternate present. Twins Yarik and Dima have been inseparable since childhood. … Continue reading

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The London Jungle Book from Tara Books

This new and fully re-designed edition of the now-classic book marks the tenth anniversary of Bhajju Shyam’s momentous journey to London, U.K. Bhajju Shyam, a celebrated and award-winning artist from the Gond tribe in central India, was commissioned to paint … Continue reading

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