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Children’s Book Review: North America by Sarah Albee

A fold-out timeline from before 5,000 BCE to present day for all of North America.
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Children’s Book Review: Our Great Big Backyard By Laura Bush and Jenna Bush Hager

OUR GREAT BIG BACKYARD By: Laura Bush and Jenna Bush Hager Illustrated by: Jacqueline Rogers Published: May 10, 2016 Publisher: Harper – HarperCollins Publishers Non-Fiction Summer is here and many families are planning out their road trips whether it is to visit family members or for a family vacation. Our family has taken many road…
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Children’s Book Review: The Poetry of Us – Books as Gifts

Books make the best gifts. I may be a little biased, but I love giving books as gifts. I think they offer a personal connection. You are either saying, I loved this book and I think you will too. Or, I know you love cats, science, history, etc so I thought this would be a…
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Children’s Book Review: Snail Mail By Samantha Berger

SNAIL MAIL By: Samantha Berger Illustrated by: Julia Patton Published: May 1, 2018 Publisher: Running Press Kids Fiction Nothing says “Love” like a hand-written letter. That is the premise of SNAIL MAIL. A lot of love and heart is put into the writing and sending of letters. When was the last time you wrote or…
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Children’s Book Review: National Geographic Kids United States Atlas

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS UNITED STATES ATLAS Fifth Edition Published: July 11, 2017 Publisher: National Geographic Kids Non-Fiction/Atlas I loved maps as a kid. During any of our trips or Sunday drives, I would have the map out in the backseat, looking ahead to the next town we’d be going through. I loved measuring the distance…
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Children’s Book Review: One Good Thing About America By Ruth Freeman

ONE GOOD THING ABOUT AMERICA By: Ruth Freeman Published: March 21, 2017 Publisher: Holiday House Fiction/Middle-Grade Fiction If you have ever moved and had to start over in a new school or new community or a new job, you can identify with that feeling of uncertainty and trepidation. But, imagine starting over in a new…
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Children’s Book Review: If You Were Me and Lived In Colonial America and The American West

IF YOU WERE ME AND LIVED IN…COLONIAL AMERICA By: Carole P. Roman Illustrated by: Sarah Wright Published: April 28, 2016 Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform Non-Fiction Roman has expanded her IF YOU WERE ME AND LIVED IN… series from cultures and countries to eras of time. This take-off from her original series is much more detailed…
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Children’s Book Review: Time for Kids Awesome America by Katy Steinmetz

TIME FOR KIDS: AWESOME AMERICA Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about the History, People, and Culture By: Katy Steinmetz Published: May 31, 2016 Publisher: Time for Kids Non-Fiction Stop what you are doing. You don’t even need to read any farther. Just BUY THIS BOOK! Seriously, this book is so….AWESOME! It covers everything you…
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Children’s Book Review: There Once Was A Man from the USA – 50 State Limericks

THERE ONCE WAS A MAN FROM THE USA 50 State Limericks By:  Joshua Kraushar Illustrated By: Victoria Weiss Children’s Non-Fiction This book includes a collection of limericks about each of the fifty states.  Dictionary.com states a limerick as “a kind of humorous verse of five lines, in which the first, second, and fifth lines rhyme with each other, andthe third and fourth lines, which are shorter, form a rhymed couplet.” Some of the limericks directly relate to the state mentioned and others connect to each other.…
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