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Series Review: Aesop’s tales get a delightful makeover in this silly series. Each book features one fable retold and includes plenty of jokes as well as updates to the story that kids will understand. (Think a shepherd who really needs to charge his phone.) Following the story is…

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Series Review: Extreme weather can be a frightening thing for young readers, but understanding the events around it can help alleviate fears. The realities and dangers of each weather situation are presented, but are not overly specific as the books aim to inform rather than elicit…

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Series Review: Extreme weather can be a frightening thing for young readers, but understanding the events around it can help alleviate fears. The realities and dangers of each weather situation are presented, but are not overly specific as the books aim to inform rather than elicit…

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Series Review: Extreme weather can be a frightening thing for young readers, but understanding the events around it can help alleviate fears. The realities and dangers of each weather situation are presented, but are not overly specific as the books aim to inform rather than elicit…

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Series Review: Familiar prehistoric reptiles are introduced with a handful of facts and images. An opening paragraph describes the dinosaur in action; subsequent pages provide information in a few sentences per spread. Coverage includes size, diet, behavior, and fossils, usually with just…

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Series Review: Familiar prehistoric reptiles are introduced with a handful of facts and images. An opening paragraph describes the dinosaur in action; subsequent pages provide information in a few sentences per spread. Coverage includes size, diet, behavior, and fossils, usually with just…

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Starred Book Review: Meet Kadence, a girl with limited vision. She attends a school for the blind, where she learns practices that enable her to be independent. Written in first person from Kadence’s point of view, the clear, concise text indicates the variety of her activities, from baking

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Series Review: The history, greatest moments, and superstars of some of the NBA’s biggest teams are featured in this engaging series. Readers will learn that the Boston Celtics have the most NBA championship wins (17), followed closely by the Los Angeles Lakers with 16 wins (as of the…

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Series Review: Talk about shelf appeal—these five-recipe cookbooks are unmissable, in ­blazingly bright colors, accompanied by digital animation-style cartoons, and chock-full of sweet treats and gimmicky dishes. Kids can contribute to holiday meals or plan a themed party, from a snack…

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