• INDIE

    CAPTAIN NO BEARD

    APRIL 12, 2012

CAPTAIN NO BEARD

by Carole P. Roman

Roman charms with an imaginative, whimsical picture book that will entertain even the oldest pirates. Full review >

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    BITOPIA

    FEB. 27, 2012

BITOPIA

by Ari Magnusson

All the fun of a children’s book, coupled with the razor-sharp wit and potent insight that seasoned readers crave. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    BLACKHEART'S LEGACY

    JUNE 23, 2010

FICTION

BLACKHEART'S LEGACY

by Sally Copus

Middle-grade readers (boys especially): Don’t dillydally; grab this nearly flawless book. Full review >

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  • INDIE

    FALL FOR YOU

    FEB. 10, 2012

FALL FOR YOU

by Cecilia Gray

A compelling mix of action, drama and love. Full review >

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    I'M NOT PERFECT. SO WHAT?

I'M NOT PERFECT. SO WHAT?

by Julie Dahnke

A wonderful confidence-booster for kids at home and school. Full review >

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    LYLA LYTE AND THE LI'BERRY FRUIT

    JAN. 17, 2012

CHILDREN'S

LYLA LYTE AND THE LI'BERRY FRUIT

by I'deyah Ricketts illustrated by Katie Williams

An impressive story about a girl whose courage transforms a town. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    NEIGHBORS

    DEC. 10, 2011

CHILDREN'S

NEIGHBORS

by George Held illustrated by Joung Un Kim

Charming critters in collage and poetry for people of all ages. Full review >

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  • INDIE

    THE PIG WAR

    MAY 26, 2012

THE PIG WAR

by Mark Holtzen

Clarity, engaging characters, and a surprise or two make for a delightful tale for young readers. Full review >

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  • INDIE

    SAVING MARS

    JULY 26, 2012

SAVING MARS

by Cidney Swanson

A sci-fi novel that soars along with a teenage heroine whose imperfections help make her believable and endearing. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE YELLOW UMBRELLA

    MAY 1, 2009

CHILDREN'S

THE YELLOW UMBRELLA

by Bruce Dunn

The bighearted Yellow Umbrella discovers unexpected poignancy at a depth deeper than that of most children’s books. Full review >

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