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In Our Garden – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: In Our Garden Author: Pat Zietlow Miller Illustrator: Melissa Crowton Publisher: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, March 2022 Ages: 4-8 Format/Genre: fiction Themes: homesickness, urban gardens, school, community, vegetables, growth, patience Opening: It’s a day. It’s a gray day. A breakfast-can-wait-day, don’t-be-late day. I look … Continue reading

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Over The Shop – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Over the Shop Author: Jon Arno Lawson Illustrator: Qin Leng Publisher: Candlewick, 2021 Ages: 4-8 40 pages.  Genre: wordless fiction Themes: lgbtqia+, trans, grandparents, acceptance, community, companionship, differences, Opening: Synopsis: The first few spreads show us a day in the life of a young … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Trees – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: The Wisdom of Trees, How Trees Work Together to form a Natural Kingdom Author & Illustrator: Lita Judge Publisher: Roaring Book Press, 2021 Ages: 6-11 (and middle school) 48 pages.  Genre: narrative nonfiction/poetry Themes: trees, forests, ecology, communication, poetry, community, ecosystem, history Opening:A Secret Kingdom … Continue reading

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