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Abe Lincoln’s Dream

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Written and Illustrated by Lane Smith   Roaring Brook Press ISBN 978-1-59643-608-4 Grades 2 and Up     Book Review Last week’s inaugural ceremonies provided many of us with pictures of the White House in the news, and the opportunity to ponder previous presidents.  What if those walls could talk? Would we find out what really […]

A Home for Bird

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Written and Illustrated by Philip Stead A Neal Porter Book/Roaring Brook Press ISBN 978-1-59643-711-1 All Ages Review Should you ever lose a beloved toy or dear possession, you can only hope that it receives a level of tender care that approximates the devotion Vernon the toad demonstrates in Phillip Stead’s A Home for Bird. This […]