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New and Notable Children's Books for August

  • CHILDREN'S

    DREAM SOMETHING BIG

    AUG. 18, 2011

CHILDREN'S

DREAM SOMETHING BIG

by Dianna Hutts Aston & illustrated by Susan L. Roth

It was one man’s dream to recreate beautiful buildings remembered from his childhood in Italy as a gift to the community.... Full review >

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  • TEEN

    THE MOSTLY TRUE STORY OF JACK

    AUG. 2, 2011

TEEN

THE MOSTLY TRUE STORY OF JACK

by Kelly Barnhill

An enticing read that is certain to keep both the hero and audience guessing at every carefully plotted reveal. (Fantasy.... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    NAAMAH AND THE ARK AT NIGHT

    AUG. 1, 2011

CHILDREN'S

NAAMAH AND THE ARK AT NIGHT

by Susan Campbell Bartoletti & illustrated by Holly Meade

This captivating interpretation creates a remarkable partner for Noah, who uses her special talent in a memorable way.... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE BLACKHOPE ENIGMA

    AUG. 9, 2011

CHILDREN'S

THE BLACKHOPE ENIGMA

by Teresa Flavin

Readers raised on Jon Agee's The Incredible Painting of Felix Clousseau (1988) will be delighted with Flavin's... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    HOW DALIA PUT A BIG YELLOW COMFORTER INSIDE A TINY BLUE BOX

    AUG. 23, 2011

  • CHILDREN'S

    PEARL VERSES THE WORLD

    AUG. 23, 2011

CHILDREN'S

PEARL VERSES THE WORLD

by Sally Murphy & illustrated by Heather Potter

Australian artists Murphy and Potter team up here to depict the story of Pearl Barrett, a budding poet and loner whose... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    HAND BOOK

    AUG. 23, 2011

CHILDREN'S

HAND BOOK

by Jeff Newman & illustrated by Jeff Newman

A lovely tribute to growing up that will endearingly mature with its readers Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    I'M HERE

    AUG. 16, 2011

CHILDREN'S

I'M HERE

by Peter Reynolds & illustrated by Peter Reynolds

Alone in the schoolyard, the young protagonist sits apart from the others, but he is quite present. “I am here,” he says.... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    BAKE SALE

    AUG. 30, 2011

GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS

BAKE SALE

by Sara Varon & illustrated by Sara Varon

An offbeat story about the sacrifices made for friends, about the very everydayness of such acts and the pitfalls and... Full review >

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