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The Wild Robot

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The Wild Robot¬† Written and Illustrated by Peter Brown Published by Little, Brown April 2016 ISBN: 978-0-316-38199-4 Note: This review was written using an advanced reading copy. Grades 4-8 Book Review¬† “As you may know, robots don’t really feel emotions. Not the way animals do. And yet, as she sat in her broken crate, Roz […]

Over in the Wetlands: A Hurricane-in-the-Bayou Story

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Written by Caroline Starr Rose Illustrated by Rob Dunlavey Published by Schwartz and Wade Books, 2015 ISBN: 978-0-449-81016-3 Grades K-8 Book Review “Over in the wetlands/where the silky mist weaves,/Dragonfly lights on a slender reed.” In the Louisiana bayou, crabs also “scuttle in swells” and “spoonbills stalk.” However, this peaceful setting does not remain so […]