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The Last Tree – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: The Last Tree Author & Illustrator: Emily Haworth-Booth Publisher: Pavilion, 2020 Ages: 4-8 32 pages.  Genre: fiction Themes: hope, rebellion, environment, trees, conservation, problem-solving, harmony Opening:Once Upon a time , a group of friends were looking for a place to live. The desert was … 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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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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