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Category Archives: News Tidbits

The Shark Whisperer from Scarletta Junior Readers

Look out for this action-packed story of adventure, fantasy, and humor that reveals the wonders of ocean and marine life published to coincide with Earth Day (April 22) and World Oceans Day (June 8) After his most klutzy move ever,  … Continue reading

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Publishers Weekly reviews I Carry Your Heart With Me from Cameron + Company

Publishers Weekly recently reviewed I Carry Your Heart With Me from Cameron + Company. This delightful book is a children’s adaptation of the beloved E. E. Cummings poem, beautifully illustrated by Mati Rose McDonough. Showing the strong bond of love … Continue reading

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The Tweedles Go Electric from Groundwood Books
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Kirkus Starred Review for Minnie & Moo: Hooves of Fire from Creston Books!

It’s a perfect day for the First Annual Hoot, Holler, and Moo Talent Festival. The sun is shining in a warm autumn sky and the stage is set. Mr. and Mrs. Farmer are away on vacation, Minnie and Moo are … Continue reading

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MacArthur’s life in the critical years
MacArthur’s life in the critical years

PRAISE  “A gripping read, this book will be valuable to the novice and specialist alike…” —-Library Journal “[An] excellent…limited examination of MacArthur’s life in the critical years preceding and including WWII…an informative and easily digestible rendering of [MacArthur and Roosevelt’s] … Continue reading

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NY Times Sunday Book Review- The Beatles from Frances Lincoln Children’s Books

David Brown, a contributing editor at Rolling Stone and Men’s Journal, reviews The Beatles from Frances Lincoln Children’s Books. “What must anyone born this century make of the Beatles? They didn’t command attention by swinging naked on demolition balls. They … Continue reading

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Kirkus Starred Review for Sunrise from Tanglewood

“Survivors must rebuild society in the conclusion to the Ashfall trilogy. After Stockton’s invasion of Warren in Ashen Winter (2012), Warren’s residents take refuge at Uncle Paul’s farm. Determined to take back their town and unwilling to listen to teenagers … Continue reading

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Learning Powerful Lessons
Learning Powerful Lessons

The Battle of Darcy Lane Author: Tara Altebrando Price $14.95 ISBN: 9780762449484/ On Sale: 4/22/2014 Reviews- 2/24/14: Publisher’s Weekly, review (online, February): “Altebrando brings rich, realistic depth to all of her characters… It’s a smart, sensitive portrait of an age … Continue reading

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March is Women’s History Month. Celebrate with Goosebottom Books!

Publisher’s Group West is now the distributor for Goosebottom Books – a small award winning press dedicated to “fun non-fiction” founded by Shirin Yim Bridges, author of Ruby’s Wish.  http://goosebottombooks.com/home/pages/OurBooks The Thinking Girl’s Treasury of Real Princesses won a silver IPPY … Continue reading

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Kirkus reviews Starting from Scratch from OwlKids

Starting from Scratch is a manifesto that will help kids understand food, appreciate it and, hopefully, be inspired to spend some time in the kitchen. Even readers who decide the kitchen isn’t for them will leave with an improved sense of … Continue reading

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