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review of middle-grade novel Sister Magic: Violet Takes the Cake by Anne Mazer

Sister Magic: Violet Takes The Cake by Anne Mazer, illustrated by Bill Brown Scholastic (November 2008) ISBN-10: 0439872502, ISBN-13: 978-0439872508 Ages 8-12 My rating: 4 out of 5 stars “What about this one?” Violet yanked at one of the wedding … Continue reading

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review of picture book Spuds by Karen Hesse, illustrated by Wendy Watson

Spuds by Karen Hesse, illustrated by Wendy Watson Scholastic (Sept 2008) ISBN-10: 0439879930, ISBN-13: 978-0439879934 Ages 4-8 My rating: 4 out of 5 stars The night me and Maybelle and Eddie harvested potatoes, Ma was workin’ the night shift. Our … Continue reading

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review of picture book Pearl Barley and Charlie Parsley

I love books that make me feel good while entertaining me–and this book does that and more. Pearl Barley and Charlie Parsley by Aaron Blabey Front Street/Boyds Mills Press (September 2008) ISBN-13: 978-1-59078-596-6 Ages: 4-8 (and up) My rating: 5 … Continue reading

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