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April 17, 2012

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published April 17, 2012. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in April 2012.

Book Review

My Dad Is Big and Strong, BUT...

“One more story pleeease, just one more!” begs the dad who won’t go to sleep at bedtime. Told in first person by his exasperated son, and wonderfully inventive in both story and illustration technique, this reversal of fortunes... Read More

Book Review

A Little F'd Up

by Elizabeth Millard

It seems that every few years, feminism gets a new literary paint job. We’re now in the era of “third wave” feminism, with a strong focus on criticism of gender stereotypes and media portrayals of women. In academic circles, this... Read More

Book Review

Tall, Slim & Erect

by Joseph Thompson

From the 1950s up through the 1968 election, American toy maker Louis Marx produced a semi-educational series of presidential figurines. From Washington to Nixon, the presidents, each standing on a small base, were reduced to two and... Read More

Book Review

Jonah Man

by Karen Ackland

The novel opens with Swain, a one-armed juggler, watching from the wings of a theater as Jonson and his boy dance atop wooden barrels. They are all performers in a small-town vaudeville circuit where a runaway donkey has been known to... Read More