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Review of the Day: Much Ado About Baseball by Rajani LaRocca

It is truly rare to find a book like Much Ado About Baseball where math not only propels the plot forward, but also contains perfectly normal, sportsy characters for whom loving math is just one aspect of their personality. Add in baseball, Shakespeare, magic AND snacks and you’ve got yourself a unicorn of a book.

Library Preview: Little Bee Books (Fall 2020/Spring 2021)

Shimul and editor Paul Crichton presented to me a flurry of offerings Little Bee has coming up. Here then is a quickie smattering of some of the titles they had on offer to show:

Review of the Day: Magic Ramen by Andrea Wang, ill. Kana Urbanowicz

Magic Ramen: The Story of Momofuku Ando looks like a simple tale about the man who invented instant ramen, but look closer and you’ll see that what the book truly is is a paean to the necessity of failure, the beauty of persistence, and the pleasure that comes after messing up 99 times only to get it right on the 100th.