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The Pig War: How a Porcine Tragedy Taught England and America to Share by Emma Bland Smith, illustrated by Alison Jay

The Pig War: How a Porcine Tragedy Taught England and America to Share by Emma Bland Smith, illustrated by Alison Jay, Calkins Creek, 9781684371716, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Historical … Continue reading

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Finding A Way Home: Mildred And Richard Loving And the Fight for Marriage Equality – Larry Dane Brimner

 Finding A Way Home: Mildred And Richard Loving And the Fight for Marriage Equality – Larry Dane Brimner, Barbara Grzeslo (jacket illustrations), Calkins Creek  Books, 9781629797519, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 … Continue reading

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The Efficient, Inventive (Often Annoying) Melvil Dewey by Alexis O’Neill, illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham

The Efficient, Inventive (Often Annoying) Melvil Dewey by Alexis O’Neill, illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham. Calkins Creek, 2020. 9781684371983 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 What did you like about the book? I’m curious what … Continue reading

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Farmers Unite: Planting a Protest for Fair Prices by Lindsay H. Metcalf

Farmers Unite: Planting a Protest for Fair Prices by Lindsay H. Metcalf. Calkins Creek, 9781684379088, 2020. Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about the book? This is an interesting … Continue reading

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Blood and Germs: The Civil War Battle Against Wounds and Disease – by Gail Jarrow

    Blood and Germs: The Civil War Battle Against Wounds and Disease – by Gail Jarrow, Boyds Mills & Kane/Calkins Creek, 9781684371761, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover What did you like … Continue reading

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The Teachers’ March: How Selma’s Teachers Changed History – by Sandra Neil Wallace and Rich Wallace, illustrated by Charly Palmer

     The Teachers’ March: How Selma’s Teachers Changed History – by Sandra Neil Wallace and Rich Wallace, illustrated by Charly Palmer, Calkins Creek (an imprint of Boyds Mills & Kane), 9781629794525, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a … Continue reading

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“Smelly” Kelly and his Super Senses: How James Kelly’s Nose Saved the New York City Subway – written by Beth Anderson, illustrated by Jenn Harney

 “Smelly” Kelly and his Super Senses: How James Kelly’s Nose Saved the New York City Subway – written by Beth Anderson, illustrated by Jenn Harney, Calkins Creek, 9781684373994, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred … Continue reading

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Cyrus Field’s Big Dream: The Daring Effort to Lay the First Transatlantic Telegraph Cable – Mary Morton Cowan

 Cyrus Field’s Big Dream: The Daring Effort to Lay the First Transatlantic Telegraph Cable – Mary Morton Cowan, Calkins Creek; (9781629795560), 2018 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: nonfiction What did you like about the book? The first transatlantic cable … Continue reading

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A Lady Has the Floor: Belva Lockwood Speaks Out for Women’s Rights by Kate Hannigan, illustrated by Alison Jay

A Lady Has the Floor: Belva Lockwood Speaks Out for Women’s Rights by Kate Hannigan, illustrated by Alison Jay. Calkins Creek, 2018. ISBN 9781629794532 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)  4.5 What did you … Continue reading

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Blacklisted! Hollywood, The Cold War, and the First Amendment by Larry Dane Brimner

Blacklisted! Hollywood, The Cold War, and the First Amendment by Larry Dane Brimner. Calkins Creek, (9781620916032), 2018 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 What did you like about the book?  Blacklisted is a fascinating look at a shameful time in American … Continue reading

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