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The Journey – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: The Journey Author and Illustrator: Francesca Sanna Publisher: Flying Eye Books, 2016 Ages: 6-12 Themes:  immigration, journeys, fear of unknown, new homes, hope, refugees Opening: I lived with my family in a city close to the sea. Every summer we used to spend … Continue reading

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Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail Written & Illustrated by: Jennifer Thermes Publisher: Abrans Books for Young Readers, 2018 Ages: 5-11 Themes: hiking, mighty women, Appalachian Trail Genre: biography   Opening: Between eleven children, the clothes to wash, the cow to milk, the garden … Continue reading

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Wild Orca – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Wild Orca, the Oldest, Wisest Whale in the World Written by: Brenda Peterson Illustrated by: Wendell Minor Publisher: Christy Ottaviano Books, September 2018 Ages: 4-8 Themes: whales, conservation, connection, orcas, wildlife,    Opening: On the longest day of summer light. Mia … Continue reading

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