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A Poem for Peter

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A Poem for Peter Written by Andrea Davis Pinkney Pictures by Lou Fancher & Steve Johnson Published in 2016 by Viking Press Grades K-5 ISBN: 978-0-425-28768-2   Book Review “Brown-sugar boy in a blanket of white./ Bright as the day you came onto the page./ From the hand of a man who saw you for […]

Parrots Over Puerto Rico

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Written by Susan Roth and Cindy Trumbore, Illustrated by Susan Roth Published by Lee & Low Books, 2013 ISBN: 978-1-62014-004-8 Grades 2-8 Book Review There is a great deal of talk in the world of children’s books today about the ways in which e- books and apps  can provide readers with a sense of the […]