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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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Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop: The Sanitation Strike of 1968 – Alice Faye Duncan, illustrated by R. Gregory Christi

    Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop: The Sanitation Strike of 1968 – Alice Faye Duncan, illustrated by R. Gregory Christie, Calkins Creek (9781629797182), 2018 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: picture book What did … Continue reading

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Ski Soldier: A World War II Biography – Louise Borden

   Ski Soldier: A World War II Biography – Louise Borden, Calkins Creek (9781629796741), 2018 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: nonfiction in verse What did you like about the book?  Pete Seibert grew up … Continue reading

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Spooked! How a Radio Broadcast and the War of the Worlds Sparked the 1938 Invasion of America – Gail Jarrow

  Spooked! How a Radio Broadcast and the War of the Worlds Sparked the 1938 Invasion of America – Gail Jarrow, Calkins Creek, (9781629797762), 2018 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you … Continue reading

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Born to Swing: Lil Hardin Armstrong’s Life in Jazz by Mara Rockliff, illustrated by Michele Wood

 Born to Swing: Lil Hardin Armstrong’s Life in Jazz by Mara Rockliff, illustrated by Michele Wood. Calkins Creek, 2018. 9781629795553 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book? This bold, bright, … Continue reading

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Blue Grass Boy: The Story of Bill Monroe, Father of Bluegrass Music by Barb Rosenstock, illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham

  Blue Grass Boy: The Story of Bill Monroe, Father of Bluegrass Music by Barb Rosenstock, illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham. Calkins Creek, 2018. 9781629794396 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Rogues: John André and Benedict Arnold by Selene Castrovilla, illustrated by John O’Brien

  Revolutionary Rogues: John André and Benedict Arnold by Selene Castrovilla, illustrated by John O’Brien. Calkins Creek, 2017. 9781629793412 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 What did you like about the book? This longer picture book about … Continue reading

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Not on Fifth Street – Kathy Cannon Wiechman

  Not on Fifth Street – Kathy Cannon Wiechman, Calkins Creek, (9781629798042), 2017 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: historical fiction What did you like about the book?  Gus and Pete Brinkmeyer are brothers, but they have … Continue reading

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