Review of Not Just the Driver!
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Not Just the Driver! by Sara Holly Ackerman; illus. by Robert NeubeckerPreschool, Primary    Beach Lane/Simon    32 pp.4/24    9781665936378    $18.99e-book ed.  9781665936385    $10.99This spirited look at a range of mass transportation vehicles showcases some of the vital but less visible jobs involved in making them move. “Who makes buses rev and ..read more
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Reviews of the 2024 Boston Globe–Horn Book Fiction Award Winner and Honor Books
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Fiction Winner Remember Us by Jacqueline Woodson Middle School    Paulsen/Penguin    192 pp. 10/23    9780399545467    $18.99 e-book ed.  9780399545481    $10.99 Sage Durham, a basketball-obsessed Black twelve-year-old, is looking forward to a summer of pick-up games with the boys (she’s always the only girl on the court) in her close-knit 1970s Brooklyn ..read more
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Reviews of the 2024 Boston Globe–Horn Book Nonfiction and Poetry Award Winners and Honor Book
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Nonfiction and Poetry Winners Nonfiction Winner The Mona Lisa Vanishes: A Legendary Painter, a Shocking Heist, and the Birth of a Global Celebrity by Nicholas Day; illus. by Brett Helquist Intermediate, Middle School    Random House Studio/Random    288 pp. 9/23    9780593643846    $19.99 Library ed.  9780593643853    $22.99 e-book ed.  9780593643860    $11.99 The ..read more
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Reviews of the 2024 Boston Globe–Horn Book Picture Book Award Winner and Honor Books
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Picture Book Winner Do You Remember? by Sydney Smith; illus. by the author Preschool, Primary    Porter/Holiday    40 pp. 10/23    9780823442621    $18.99 e-book ed.  9780823450237    $11.99 A mother and child lie in bed, sharing memories in the dark. Changes in font color and placement guide readers in knowing who is speaking ..read more
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Review of the 2024 Boston Globe–Horn Book Special Citation
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Special Citation The New Brownies’ Book: A Love Letter to Black Families by Karida L. Brown and Charly Palmer Chronicle    208 pp. 10/23    9781797216829    $40.00 This inspiring and impressive volume is a tribute to the original Brownies’ Book: A Monthly Magazine for Children of the Sun (an offshoot of W. E ..read more
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Books for World Refugee Day
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Help children honor World Refugee Day with these Guide/Reviews Database-recommended picture books, middle-grade, and young adult books.  For more discussion on the topic, visit the Horn Book website ..read more
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Review of A Friend for Eddy
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A Friend for Eddy by Ann Kim Ha; illus. by the author Preschool, Primary    Greenwillow    40 pp. 3/24    9780063315464    $19.99 Eddy the fish lives by himself in a little glass bowl. He wants a friend. “Someone who could swim and blow bubbles. Someone like him. Eddy peered out, wondering if ..read more
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Review of Gifts from Georgia’s Garden: How Georgia O’Keeffe Nourished Her Art
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Gifts from Georgia’s Garden: How Georgia O’Keeffe Nourished Her Art by Lisa Robinson; illus. by Hadley Hooper Primary    Porter/Holiday    40 pp. 3/24    9780823452668    $18.99 e-book ed.  9780823457557    $11.99 Spare, poetic text and illustrations rich in color and detail provide a unique insight into a well-known artist. Beginning in well-trodden territory ..read more
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Review of Orris and Timble: The Beginning
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Orris and Timble: The Beginning by Kate DiCamillo; illus. by Carmen Mok Primary    Candlewick    80 pp. 4/24    9781536222791    $16.99 e-book ed.  9781536237191    $16.99 Orris the rat lives a quiet, reclusive life nestled in the wall of an abandoned barn. He papers his hideaway with stories from discarded books, tends to ..read more
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Review of Monti and Leo: A Newcomer in Pocketville
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Monti and Leo: A Newcomer in Pocketville by Sylvie Kantorovitz; illus. by the authorPrimary    Walker US/Candlewick    80 pp.4/24    9781536222777    $16.99Monti the mole has a morning routine: go the bakery, stop at the library, and then rest on his favorite rock beside the river. One day, his routine is interrupted when ..read more
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