Monthly Archives: January 2013

Celebrating Martin Luther King Day

  In honor of Martin Luther King Day, I’m re-posting a review of three books that celebrate the history of African Americans and their struggle for civil rights. “Rosa sat so Martin could walk. Martin walked so Barack could run. Barack … Continue reading


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From Folklore to Picture Book-Three not to be Missed

This week’s reviews are of three retold folktales.  The first will appeal to even the youngest child while the other two are appropriate for ages five and up. The Ugly Duckling: Retold and Illustrated by Rachel Isadora. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, … Continue reading

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Book Reviews Take Over Blog in 2013

I recently became a grandmother, so of course I have even more of an excuse to buy picture books than I had before.  Looking over my rather vast collection it occurred to me that I already own some lovely books … Continue reading

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