• CHILDREN'S

    THE WILD BOOK

    MARCH 20, 2012

  • CHILDREN'S

    BLUE SKY

    MARCH 1, 2012

CHILDREN'S

BLUE SKY

by Audrey Wood & illustrated by Audrey Wood

A high-voltage stimulus package that encourages close observation of and imaginative thinking about nature, not to mention... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    STEP GENTLY OUT

    MARCH 13, 2012

CHILDREN'S

STEP GENTLY OUT

by Helen Frost & photographed by Rick Lieder

A dazzlingly poetic photo album of the insect world for tots on up. (Picture book. 2 & up) Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    Z IS FOR MOOSE

    MARCH 1, 2012

  • CHILDREN'S

    THE CLOUD SPINNER

    MARCH 13, 2012

CHILDREN'S

THE CLOUD SPINNER

by Michael Catchpool & illustrated by Alison Jay

There are definitely lessons about taking only what you need, about care for the needs of others and about listening to what... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    KALI'S SONG

    MARCH 13, 2012

CHILDREN'S

KALI'S SONG

by Jeanette Winter illustrated by Jeanette Winter

Minimalism brilliantly brings a distant time near. (Picture book. 2-6) Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    OLIVIA BEAN, TRIVIA QUEEN

    MARCH 13, 2012

CHILDREN'S

OLIVIA BEAN, TRIVIA QUEEN

by Donna Gephart

This tale will have readers cheering for the resilient, resourceful Olivia. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    SADIE AND RATZ

    MARCH 27, 2012

CHILDREN'S

SADIE AND RATZ

by Sonya Hartnett & illustrated by Ann James

A real slice of family life, the sweet with the bitter. (Fiction. 5-8) Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    GOBLIN SECRETS

    MARCH 6, 2012

CHILDREN'S

GOBLIN SECRETS

by William Alexander

The result is wryly humorous and bearably yet excitingly menacing: Even while much is left unexplained, Rownie’s triumph is... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    CHOMP

    MARCH 27, 2012

CHILDREN'S

CHOMP

by Carl Hiaasen

Humorous adventure tales just don’t get any more wacked…or fun to read than this. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    SOPHIE'S FISH

    MARCH 15, 2012

  • CHILDREN'S

    EXPLORER

    MARCH 1, 2012

  • CHILDREN'S

    GREEN

    MARCH 27, 2012

CHILDREN'S

GREEN

by Laura Vaccaro Seeger & illustrated by Laura Vaccaro Seeger

In all, lovely, inventive, engrossing and interactive. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    A BUS CALLED HEAVEN

    MARCH 1, 2012

CHILDREN'S

A BUS CALLED HEAVEN

by Bob Graham & illustrated by Bob Graham

The destination sign on the bus reads “Heaven,” and just so, a little piece here on Earth. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    VIRGINIA WOLF

    MARCH 1, 2012

CHILDREN'S

VIRGINIA WOLF

by Kyo Maclear & illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault

Knowledge of Virginia Woolf and her painter-sister Vanessa Bell is unnecessary; this works beautifully as a bad-day/bad-mood... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    JUST DUCKS!

    MARCH 1, 2012

CHILDREN'S

JUST DUCKS!

by Nicola Davies & illustrated by Salvatore Rubbino

An ideal introduction to this familiar waterfowl—readers will enjoy diving right in. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    MOOSHKA, A QUILT STORY

    MARCH 1, 2012

CHILDREN'S

MOOSHKA, A QUILT STORY

by Julie Paschkis & illustrated by Julie Paschkis

Vivid artwork, a lively, endearing heroine and a warm, loving look at a pivotal experience give this one classic potential. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    ALL BY MYSELF!

    MARCH 1, 2012

CHILDREN'S

ALL BY MYSELF!

by Géraldine Collet & illustrated by Coralie Saudo & translated by Sarah Quinn

This superlatively cute look at the bond between mother and child takes a proud place next to Martin Waddell and Patrick... Full review >

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