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Book Review

Where's Buddha?

by Pallas Gates McCorquodale

Buddha smiles serenely from snowy mountain peaks, through summer monsoon rains and deep ocean waters, reassuring children of his calm, surrounding presence in every season. Vibrant artwork and rhythmic verses add an element of fun as the... Read More

Book Review

Under My Hijab

by Pallas Gates McCorquodale

A young girl admires a stylish variety of headscarves and the hairstyles beneath them worn by the Muslim friends and family in her life, in this warmhearted tribute to beauty in diversity and self-expression. Cheerful, rhyming verses... Read More

Book Review

The Secret Cat

by Pallas Gates McCorquodale

Lucy is not allowed to have a pet, but that doesn’t stop her from embarking on a surreal adventure with a smoky, swirling, translucent shadow cat that appears one night through her bedroom wall. Translated from its original Swedish,... Read More

Book Review

The Helium Egg

by Aimee Jodoin

Surprising and strange, "The Helium Egg" is a colorful picture book whose suspense leads somewhere unexpected. E. Dorinda Shelley and Eleanor A. Hutton’s boldly colorful picture book "The Helium Egg" shows how a community of farm... Read More

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