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Kitten and the Night Watchman – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Kitten and the Night Watchman Author: John Sullivan Illustrator: Taeeun Yoo  Publisher: Paula Wiseman Books, 2019 Ages: 3-7 Literary Awards Ezra Jack Keats Book Award for Writer (2019) Themes: night watchmen, different jobs, worry, companionship. Kittens, belonging, comfort Opening: The night watchman hugs … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Birds — Middle Grade Book Recommendation

Title:  Extraordinary Birds Author: Sandy Stark-McGinnis Publisher: Bloomsbury, April 30th, 2019 Ages: 8-12 Themes: birds, belonging, family, friendship, scars,foster homes, trauma, abandonment, hope, transgender Opening: At the third tier of branches, my heart starts to beat fast. Birds need a fast heartbeat. … Continue reading

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