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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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Henry Knox – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Henry Knox, Bookseller, Soldier, Patriot Author: Anita Silvey Paintings by: Wendell Minor  Publisher: Clarion Books, 2010 Ages: 7-11 Themes: revolutionary war, patriotism, Henry Knox, biography, problem-solving 40 pages/ 16 chapters Opening: When other boys walked, Henry Knox bounced. Where others saw problems, … Continue reading

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Trapped – Perfect Picture Book Friday & Endangered Species Day

Title: Trapped, A Whale’s Rescue Author: Robert Burleigh Illustrator: Wendell Minor Publisher: Charlesbridge, 2015 Ages: 4-8 Themes: endangered species, fishing nets, conservation, marine life, humpback whales, animal rescue, California Opening: The huge humpback whale dips and dives. Her sleek black sides shimmering, she spy hops, … Continue reading

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