Review: Koolura and the Mayans

May 24, 2016


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Koolura and the Mayans Koolura Series Book 3 By Michael Thal Solstice Publishing March 2016 132 pages Book 3 in the Koolura Series takes middle grade readers on a time travel journey to the ancient Mayan civilization. Twelve-year old Koolura possesses special powers to teleport, fly, and heal the sick. When she and her BFF […]

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Review: The McVentures of Me, Morgan McFactoid

May 17, 2016


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The McVentures of Me, Morgan McFactoid Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow By Mark S. Waxman Sky Pony Press January 2016 192 pages Thirteen-year old Morgan McCracken is a dreamer and inventor who rattles off random fun facts when he’s nervous. So his sister Chloe nicknamed him Mister McFactoid. Morgan also has wild red hair and freckles […]

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HarperLegend seeks visionary fiction

May 10, 2016


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Think Siddhartha by Herman Hesse, or The Screwtape Letters and Space Trilogy by C.S. Lewis, or Buddha by Deepak Chopra. Whether you call them visionary fiction, or spiritual novels, or stories of transformation, novels like these have had life-changing impacts on their readers. HarperLegend, an imprint of HarperOne, publishes new authors of visionary fiction in […]

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Review: Free Days with George

May 3, 2016


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Free Days with George Learning Life’s Little Lessons from One Very Big Dog By Colin Campbell Anchor Canada May 2016 224 pages In what has become a common thread in most man-meets-dog memoirs, Campbell’s wife walked out on him and George the dog saves his life. What distinguishes this dogoir from the others is well […]

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Review: This is Not a Book

April 27, 2016


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This is Not a Book By Jean Jullien Phaidon Press March 2016 32 pages This is Not a Book is a unique conceptual board book that encourages toddlers to think outside the book. Each 2-page spread is an invitation to use our imaginations as we gaze into a monster’s mouth, type a message on a […]

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Review: Keep Curious and Carry a Banana

April 20, 2016


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Keep Curious and Carry a Banana Words of Wisdom from the World of Curious George Written by Justin Martin and Liza Charlesworth Illustrated by H.A. Rey Houghton Mifflin Harcourt April 2016 80 pages Curious George and his sidekick, the Man with the Yellow Hat have been entertaining children and adults for over 75 years. In […]

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Review: Bobbie the Wonder Dog

April 12, 2016


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Bobbie the Wonder Dog Written by Tricia Brown Illustrated by Cary Porter WestWinds Press April 2016 32 pages Young or old, everyone loves a good dog story. And it’s even better when the story is true. In Bobbie the Wonder Dog,” Tricia Brown tells the true story of a Collie mix that became famous in […]

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