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    THE IMPOSSIBLE RESCUE

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    THE MIGHTY MARS ROVERS

    JUNE 18, 2012

CHILDREN'S

THE MIGHTY MARS ROVERS

by Elizabeth Rusch

How extraordinary to visit Mars in Spirit; readers will be very glad of the Opportunity. Full review >

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    FIFTY CENTS AND A DREAM

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FIFTY CENTS AND A DREAM

by Jabari Asim & illustrated by Bryan Collier

An outstanding achievement and a life worthy of note. Full review >

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    ELECTRIC BEN

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ELECTRIC BEN

by Robert Byrd & illustrated by Robert Byrd

A work of breadth and energy, just like its subject; engaging and brimming with appeal for a wide audience. Full review >

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    ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND FREDERICK DOUGLASS

    JUNE 19, 2012

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ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND FREDERICK DOUGLASS

by Russell Freedman

A marvel of history writing that makes complicated history clear and interesting. Full review >

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    SPIRIT SEEKER

    OCT. 23, 2012

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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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    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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    WE'VE GOT A JOB

    FEB. 1, 2012

CHILDREN'S

WE'VE GOT A JOB

by Cynthia Y. Levinson

Levinson builds her dramatic account around the experiences of four young arrestees—including a 9-year-old, two teenage... Full review >

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    CASTLE

    SEPT. 18, 2012

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CASTLE

by David Macaulay with Sheila Keenan & illustrated by David Macaulay

And will a young scholar read it again and look for more? You bet—it’s great fuel for the imagination. Full review >

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    ONE TIMES SQUARE

    SEPT. 6, 2012

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ONE TIMES SQUARE

by Joe McKendry & illustrated by Joe McKendry

Just like Times Square itself, the pages are filled to the brim. Full review >

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    GEORGIA IN HAWAII

    FEB. 27, 2012

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    HAND IN HAND

    OCT. 23, 2012

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HAND IN HAND

by Andrea Davis Pinkney & illustrated by Brian Pinkney

A feast for readers whose eyes are (or should be) on the prize, in a volume as well-turned-out as the dapper W.E.B. Dubois,... Full review >

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    MONSIEUR MARCEAU

    SEPT. 4, 2012

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    DISCOVERING BLACK AMERICA

    SEPT. 1, 2012

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DISCOVERING BLACK AMERICA

by Linda Tarrant-Reid

From attractive page design to an afterword that encourages readers to search for their own history, there has been much... Full review >

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    OCEAN SUNLIGHT

    MAY 1, 2012

CHILDREN'S

OCEAN SUNLIGHT

by Molly Bang ; Penny Chisholm & illustrated by Molly Bang

Readers will want to visit more than once to capture both the science and the abundant sense of celebration here. Full review >

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    ISLAND

    SEPT. 18, 2012

CHILDREN'S

ISLAND

by Jason Chin & illustrated by Jason Chin

Another superb contribution to scientific literature by Chin. Full review >

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    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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  • CHILDREN'S

    A BLACK HOLE IS NOT A HOLE

    FEB. 1, 2012

CHILDREN'S

A BLACK HOLE IS NOT A HOLE

by Carolyn Cinami DeCristofano illustrated by Michael Carroll

Hole-y astronomy! (timeline, glossary, author’s note, bibliography, image credits, index) (Nonfiction. 8-12) Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    DREAMING UP

    OCT. 1, 2012

CHILDREN'S

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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    THE BEETLE BOOK

    APRIL 3, 2012

CHILDREN'S

THE BEETLE BOOK

by Steve Jenkins & illustrated by Steve Jenkins

Otherwise, distinguished both as natural history and work of art. Full review >

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    ZOMBIE MAKERS

    OCT. 1, 2012

CHILDREN'S

ZOMBIE MAKERS

by Rebecca L. Johnson

Science writing at its grossest and best, though as the title (not to mention the blood-spattered pages) warns, not for the... Full review >

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    YOU ARE STARDUST

    SEPT. 15, 2012

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