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Perfect Picture Book Friday – Many Moons

I have selected a golden oldie to celebrate Princess Week. Many Moons By James Thurber, illustrated by Louis Slobodkin Published by Voyager Books, 1943 Awards: Recipient of the Caldecott Medal in 1944 Ages: 7-11 Themes: Moon, princesses, wisdom, foolishness, fairy … Continue reading

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Dave the Potter – Picture Book Perfect Friday

    Dave the Potter  – Artist, Poet, Slave Written by Laban Carrick Hill Illustrated by Bryan Collier     Published by Little, Brown and Company 2011 Caldecott Honor Book 2011 Themes: Slavery, poetry, pottery, art, faith, African-American history Suitable for ages: 7 – 10 … Continue reading

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