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Review of the Day: Nurse, Soldier, Spy by Marissa Moss

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Nurse, Soldier, Spy: The Story of Sarah Edmonds, a Civil War Hero By Marissa Moss Illustrated by John Hendrix Abrams Books for Young Readers $18.95 ISBN: 978-0-8109-9735-6 Ages 6-12 On shelves now. If I want to depress myself on a given day I’ll compare the list of biographical subjects that kids in school are handed […]

Librarian Preview: Abrams Fall 2010

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It seems a touch premature to call this an out-and-out-preview.  Particularly when you consider that the books discussed were Fall 2010 and we are in (checks watch) yes . . . 2010, fall.  But the word “preview” here is my own, not theirs.  For their part, Abrams recently just wanted to let the local librarian/press […]

Review of the Day: Meanwhile by Jason Shiga

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Meanwhile By Jason Shiga Amulet (an imprint of Abrams) $15.95 ISBN: 978-0-8109-8423-3 Ages 8 and up On shelves now Quantum physics, parallel worlds, probability, entropy. Yes it’s all in a day’s work for your average everyday choose your own adventure book. Now just substitute the words “average” and “everyday” in that previous sentence for “extraordinary” […]

Review of the Day: Iggy Peck, Architect by Andrea Beaty

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Iggy Peck, Architect By Andrea Beaty Illustrated by David Roberts Abrams Books for Young Readers $15.95 ISBN: 978-0810911062 Ages 4-8 On shelves now You are a children’s librarian. Your job is simple. People ask you for books. You find books. People ask you for movies. You find movies. It’s all pretty basic, really. You get […]