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Whoo-Ku Haiku – Perfect Picture Book Friday & Giveaway

Title: Whoo-Ku Haiku, A Great Horned Owl Story Author: Maria Gianferrari Illustrator: Jonathan Voss Publisher: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 2020 Ages: 5-8 Themes: poetry, haiku, great horned owls Opening:  A great horned owl pairFinds squirrel’s nest of oak leavesPerched high in a pine. Papa adds … Continue reading

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Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2020 – New Kid

I had already written this post before Monday’s wonderful news that for the first time in history a graphic novel, NEW KID, had won this year’s Newbery Medal. Congratulations, Jerry Kraft. And Jerry created this year’s Multicultural Children’s Book Day … Continue reading

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Plastic Ahoy – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Plastic Ahoy, Investigating the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Author: Patricia Newman Photographer: Annie Crawley  Publisher: Milbrook Press, 2014 Ages: 8-12 48 pages Genre: Nonfiction Themes: plastic scraps, environment, conservation, plastic scraps, single-use plastics, sustainability, marine pollution, waste, getting involved, solutions, great pacific garbage patch, Pacific … Continue reading

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