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Towers Falling

Towers Falling Written by Jewell Parker Rhodes Published by Little, Brown and Company 2016 ISBN 978-0-316-26222-4 Grades 4-8 Book Review “Six weeks at a new school has changed everything. School didn’t teach me everything about 9/11. Still, I understand a lot more. I understand some of the enormous hurt to families, my family, and country” […]

No Monkeys, No Chocolate

Written by Melissa Stewart and Allen Young Illustrated by Nicole Wong Published by Charlesbridge ISBN 978-1-58089-287-2 Grades 2 and Up Book Review No monkeys no chocolate? What exactly do monkeys have to do with chocolate? Curious readers will have to be patient, as the answer is at the end of this reverse cumulative nonfiction narrative. […]