biography

#NonFicNov Good Morning, Sunshine by Lorna Schultz Nicholson

Joey Moss loved to greet everyone with "Good Morning, Sunshine". He was an inspiration to those with Down Syndrome and everyone who knew him.
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#NonFicNov Dressing up the Stars by Jeanne Walker Harvey

Edith Head is famous from dressing up the stars on movie sets during the 1940s to 1980s. Inspire your kids to work hard by reading her story.
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#NonFicNov: Annette Feels Free by Katie Mazeika

Annette Kellerman's story is quite inspiring for those who struggle with limitations or have big dreams.
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Middle-Grade Book Review: Hero for the Hungry by Peggy Thomas

Norman Borlaug won the Nobel Peace Prize after being called the Hero for the Hungry. His Iowa work-ethic and knowledge of farming helped many struggling with hunger in their country.
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Summer Read-to-Learn: Idea Makers by Lowey Bundy Sichol

Idea Makers features biographies of women entrepreneurs share their struggles, passions, and perseverance to creating products that many people use every day. Written for middle-grade readers.
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Books that Came My Way in June 2022

My monthly round up of books that came my way in the last month including adult and children's fiction and nonfiction.
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Summer Read-to-Learn: So Much More to Helen! by Meeg Pincus

All summer I’ll be sharing books for kids of all ages on topics that will interest them or offer them a new topic to learn about. Most of the time these will be nonfiction books, but sometimes we can learn how to be better people or learn empathy from fictional stories too. So, I hope…
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Summer Read-to-Learn: Jackie and the Mona Lisa by Deborah Rovin Murphy

Jackie Kennedy was a supporter of the arts and brought her passion to the White House and then encouraged Americans to love the arts.
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Children’s Book Review: Breaking Through the Clouds by Sandra Nickel

Joanne Simpson broke through the clouds and the glass ceiling to prove that clouds can help predict various weather patterns.
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Books that Came My Way in January 2022

Books that came my way in January 2022 including adult fiction, nonfiction, and historical fiction as well as children's books.
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Stacie's read-in-2022 book montage

Master Your Core: A Science-Based Guide to Achieve Peak Performance and Resilience to Injury
Hidden Figures
Personal Effects: What Recovering the Dead Teaches Me About Caring for the Living
Waiting for Tom Hanks
The Maid
The Other Black Girl
Anxious People
The Body
Great American Road Trips- National Parks: Discover insider tips, must see stops , nearby attractions  more
Apples Never Fall
Love & Saffron: A Novel of Friendship, Food, and Love
Love and Other Consolation Prizes
The Vanishing Half
How to Find Your Way Home
People We Meet on Vacation
Last Summer at the Golden Hotel
Wave
Dear Evan Hansen
The Unsinkable Greta James
The Road We Took


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