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Polar Bear Island – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Polar Bear Island Written by: Lindsay Bonilla Illustrated by: Cinta Villalobos Publisher: Sterling Children’s Books, October 2018 Ages: 3-5 Themes: polar bears, immigration, inclusion, embracing difference, xenophobia, penguins   Opening: POLAR BEAR ISLAND was peaceful and predictable. Parker, the mayor, planned … 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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No Yeti Yet – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: No Yeti Yet Written and illustrated by: Mary Ann Fraser Published by: Peter Pauper Press, Mamaroneck, 2015 Themes/Topics: Yetis, brothers, questions, snowy day Suitable for ages: 4-7 Opening: It’s a perfect day for a yeti hunt.               … Continue reading

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