• CHILDREN'S

    OUR VERY OWN CHRISTMAS

    OCT. 1, 2012

CHILDREN'S

OUR VERY OWN CHRISTMAS

by Annette Langen & illustrated by Marije Tolman

With elements of magical realism, this story offers a creative, challenging exploration of a Christmas journey. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    SANTA'S HAT

    OCT. 1, 2012

CHILDREN'S

SANTA'S HAT

by Linda Bleck & illustrated by Linda Bleck

Not particularly hilarious or inventive, but a simple and satisfying enough story for the season. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    A WOODLAND CHRISTMAS TALE

    SEPT. 1, 2012

CHILDREN'S

A WOODLAND CHRISTMAS TALE

illustrated by Hannah Whitty

Sweet and cheerful, but successful neither as a book nor as an Advent calendar. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    DINOSAUR VS. SANTA

    SEPT. 11, 2012

CHILDREN'S

DINOSAUR VS. SANTA

by Bob Shea & illustrated by Bob Shea

“DINOSAUR WINS!” So will young readers and listeners likewise charged up with dino DNA. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    CHRISTMAS QUIET BOOK

    SEPT. 11, 2012

CHILDREN'S

CHRISTMAS QUIET BOOK

by Deborah Underwood & illustrated by Renata Liwska

Nevertheless, a congenial, understated choice for reading aloud to excited children to help them settle down for a long... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    EMANUEL AND THE HANUKKAH RESCUE

    SEPT. 1, 2012

CHILDREN'S

EMANUEL AND THE HANUKKAH RESCUE

illustrated by Jamel Akib & by Heidi Smith Hyde

Although didactic and idealized, this broad interpretation of freedom from a Jewish perspective is one not often seen. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    ADVENTURES IN CARTOONING

    SEPT. 18, 2012

GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS

ADVENTURES IN CARTOONING

by James Sturm & Andrew Arnold & Alexis Frederick-Frost

Wrapped up with some drawing paper and pens, this clever Christmas cartoon construction might spark some creative projects. Full review >

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