Review: Then She Was Born

April 25, 2017

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Then She Was Born By Cristiano Gentili Translated by Lori Hetherington #HelpAfricanAlbinos January 2017 315 pages Born in a small village in Tanzania, the newborn girl is albino. Unlike the rest of the dark-skinned villagers, her skin is white due to lack of melanin. Her father is horrified and blames her mother who cruelly rejects […]

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Review: Olivia the Spy

April 20, 2017

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Olivia the Spy By Ian Falconer Atheneum Books for Young Readers 1230 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10020 April 2017 40 pages After a five-year absence from the literary stage Olivia, the usually flamboyant dancing pig makes a surreptitious return. In this episode, Olivia and her mother are having issues. Olivia is offended […]

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S&H Publishing wants contemporary women’s fiction

April 10, 2017

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S&H Publishing wants exciting new books that entertain, inspire, and inform. Just as the contemporary woman is not restricted by genre or age, talent is not restricted by distance or national borders. The team at S&H Publishing believes that every book is a business, and the publisher is the venture capitalist of that book’s business. […]

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Bailiwick Press wants humorous fiction for kids

April 3, 2017

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Created in 2009, Bailiwick Press is the only publishing company in the world that was founded and is owned by an author, illustrator, and designer who also happen to be women. Their flagship series, the Aldo Zelnick Comic Novels were written by Karla Oceanak, illustrated by Kendra Spanjer, and designed by Launie Parry, the three […]

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Review — Jabber: The Steller’s Jay

March 28, 2017

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Jabber: The Steller’s Jay Written by Sylvester Allred Illustrated by Diane Iverson WestWinds Press April 2017 32 pages In the spring, two Steller’s jays build a nest with twigs and mud high in the ponderosa pine tree. Jabber is one of the baby birds that hatch from four bright blue eggs. As soon as she […]

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Review: Gone Camping

March 15, 2017

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Gone Camping: A Novel in Verse Written by Tamera Will Wissinger Illustrated by Matthew Cordell Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers March 2017 112 pages While Sam and Lucy prepare for the family’s camping trip they eagerly anticipate all the fun they will have at the lake. But when the big day arrives Dad […]

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Review: Let’s Find Momo!

March 9, 2017

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Let’s Find Momo!: A Hide-and-Seek Board Book By Andrew Knapp Quirk Books April 2017 24 pages Momo the Border Collie has penetrating brown eyes, a tongue-lolling grin, and a personality that leaps off the page. Let’s Find Momo! is a sturdy, 8-inch square board book that presents a series of photographs. The object is to […]

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