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Louisiana's Way Home
Children’s early and middle readers
Sunny Solomon

Louisiana’s Way Home

LOUISIANA’S WAY HOME Kate DiCamillo’s character Louisana Elefante is not new to her many fans who have read Raymie Nightingale (2016). I, however, am meeting

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Children’s picture books
Sunny Solomon

Crouching Tiger and dragons, too.

CROUCHING TIGER AND DRAGONS Just in time for Chinese New Year 2012, the Year of the Dragon, is Ying Chang Compestine’s newest picture book, Crouching

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Children’s early and middle readers
Sunny Solomon

Du Iz Tak?

DU IZ TAK? If I were still selling books at a brick and mortar, Carson Ellis’s Du Iz Tak? would be flying off the shelf.

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I want my hat back
Children’s early and middle readers
Sunny Solomon

For the Love of a Hat

THE IMPORTANCE OF HATS – STOLEN, LOST OR OTHERWISE Welcome to the wonderful world of children’s author-illustrator Jon Klassen. Klassen, a Canadian, is both a

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Animal stories
Sunny Solomon

The Magician’s Elephant

Oh, what a pleasure to recommend a new Kate DiCamillo book. Don’t be fooled by it’s being targeted to middle readers, which means kids between

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This 'N That
Sunny Solomon

The Girl on the Road

The Girl on the Road No, this is not a review of Monica Byrne’s fabulous The Girl in the Road (I’m working on that very

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Animal stories
Sunny Solomon

Ten Horse Farm

TEN HORSE FARM Pop-up books are so darned much fun it is hard not to love them. Robert Sabuda, the uncrowned king of pop-ups, has

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Children’s early and middle readers
Sunny Solomon

Good Rosie!

GOOD ROSIE! As a book reviewer, I have no favorite genre; if a book is well-written, I will unabashedly tout its merit. In the case

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Children’s early and middle readers
Sunny Solomon

Flora & Ulysses, a truly squirrelly novel

Flora & Ulysses, The Illuminated Adventures Having recently finished reading children’s author Kate DiCamillo’s Newbery Medal winning Flora & Ulysses, I’m going to go out

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GREAT JOY
Children’s picture books
Sunny Solomon

Great Joy

Great Joy, a Christmas picture book by Kate DiCamillo, really is a great joy, and between DiCamillo’s words and Bagram Ibatoulline’s illustrations, it deserves to

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