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A Pirate’s Mother Goose by Nancy I Sanders
This selection of popular Mother Goose rhymes is given a delightful pirate makeover! What happens when the cat gives a mate his fiddle? The cabin boy dances a jig and the scalawags waltz in the brig! And Pretty Polly Pirate flies through the town squawking through the locks “are the children safe in bed? There be pirates at the docks!” From... [Read more of this review]
Help Your Child to Thrive
The National Writing for Children Center is pleased to showcase this new book by Liane Brouillette – Help Your Child to Thrive.
About the Book
Contemporary public schools focus intensely on academic success. Social-emotional development is given only incidental attention. Families must be prepared to take up the slack. Otherwise students’... [Read more of this review]
Helping Herbie Hedgehog
Melissa Abramovitz has a charming new picture book from Guardian Angel Publishing. It’s called Helping Herbie Hedgehog.
About the Book
Herbie has places to go and things to do. But he needs some help ’cause he hasn’t a clue! If you’ll help Herbie decide what’s right and wrong He’ll be busy and happy the whole day... [Read more of this review]
The Locket by Suzanne Lieurance
Galena, an eleven-year-old Russian-Jewish immigrant, lives in New York City with her family and works at
the Triangle Shirtwaist Company factory with her older sister Anya. The factory pays low wages and has
terrible working conditions, making Anya yearn to join a union. Soon a horrible fire guts the factory leaving Galena with painful, horrific memories.... [Read more of this review]
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