• CHILDREN'S

    CHUCK CLOSE: FACE BOOK

    APRIL 1, 2012

CHILDREN'S

CHUCK CLOSE: FACE BOOK

by Chuck Close

Art lovers of all ages will revel in this vivid, wonderfully affecting book, which is almost as ingenious and memorable as... Full review >

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    THE AMAZING HARRY KELLAR

    JUNE 1, 2012

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THE AMAZING HARRY KELLAR

by Gail Jarrow

Dozens of spectacular Kellar posters along with a dramatic book design nicely support this well-constructed look at a... Full review >

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    SQUEAK, RUMBLE, WHOMP! WHOMP! WHOMP!

    OCT. 9, 2012

CHILDREN'S

SQUEAK, RUMBLE, WHOMP! WHOMP! WHOMP!

by Wynton Marsalis & illustrated by Paul Rogers

Loud and clear, the creators show how tuning into everyday sounds can inspire music. Clap, clap, CLAP! (Picture Book. 3-7) Full review >

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    EXTRA YARN

    JAN. 17, 2012

CHILDREN'S

EXTRA YARN

by Mac Barnett & illustrated by Jon Klassen

A quiet story of sharing with no strings attached. Full review >

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    THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF JOHN SMITH, JR., AKA HOUDINI

    JAN. 24, 2012

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THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF JOHN SMITH, JR., AKA HOUDINI

by Peter Johnson

In the end, Houdini realizes that writing has changed him and altered his perspective on people and life. Readers will feel... Full review >

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    SPIRIT SEEKER

    OCT. 23, 2012

CHILDREN'S

SPIRIT SEEKER

by Gary Golio & illustrated by Rudy Gutierrez

Lyrically narrated, resplendently illustrated, and deeply respectful of both subject and audience. Full review >

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    GEORGIA IN HAWAII

    FEB. 27, 2012

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    DRUMMER BOY OF JOHN JOHN

    SEPT. 1, 2012

CHILDREN'S

DRUMMER BOY OF JOHN JOHN

by Mark Greenwood & illustrated by Frané Lessac

A joy to read. Play calypso music and celebrate! (author’s note, glossary and pronunciation guide, author’s sources)... Full review >

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    DREAMING UP

    OCT. 1, 2012

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DREAMING UP

by Christy Hale & illustrated by Christy Hale

This extraordinary new picture book masterfully tackles the complex task of contextualizing seemingly complex architectural... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE QUIET PLACE

    SEPT. 18, 2012

CHILDREN'S

THE QUIET PLACE

by Sarah Stewart & illustrated by David Small

A warm, gentle portrait of an immigrant’s isolation and the ways that creativity and a loving family can offer both a safe... Full review >

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    MONSIEUR MARCEAU

    SEPT. 4, 2012

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    MOUSTERPIECE

    AUG. 21, 2012

CHILDREN'S

MOUSTERPIECE

by Jane Breskin Zalben & illustrated by Jane Breskin Zalben

The joyful clarity of both vision and execution thrills. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    BEAR HAS A STORY TO TELL

    SEPT. 4, 2012

CHILDREN'S

BEAR HAS A STORY TO TELL

by Philip C. Stead & illustrated by Erin E. Stead

The Steads’ work adopts a folkloric approach to cooperative relationships; the affectionately rendered animals that stand in... Full review >

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