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Baby, Remember My Name: Picture Book Gems of Years Past

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At the end of any given year you’ll see the occasional article or blog posting that talks about the forgotten gems of a given year.  But what about those books that came out two, three, even ten years ago and yet remain unheralded?  I’ve been reviewing books for kids for over ten years now, and [...]

Review of the Day: Fortune’s Magic Farm by Suzanne Selfors

Fortune’s Magic Farm By Suzanne Selfors Illustrated by Catia Chien Little, Brown and Company $14.99 ISBN: 978-0-316-01818-0 Ages 8-12 Roald Dahl was a troublemaker of the first degree. Did he really have to be so original? So interesting? Did his books have to fall into such a distinctive age range? And did he have to [...]

Review of the Day: Leepike Ridge by N.D. Wilson

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Leepike Ridge by N.D. Wilson Random House $15.99 Ages 9 to 14 I am a traitor to my sex. I must be. All evidence clearly points in that direction. If 2007 is remembered as anything, for me it will be the year of Boy Books That I Adored While My Female Friends Slowly Shook Their [...]