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Art With Anything

by Angela Leeper

Fancy brushes, paints, and papers aren’t needed to make art memorable. Stressing “the process of art” rather than the product, Kohl gives teachers, parents, day care providers, and others who work with children ages 4-10 fabulous... Read More

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Draw Plus Math

by Angela Leeper

Combining two seemingly different activities, "Draw Plus Math" allows children to explore math concepts through drawing simple illustrations. Children only need to know six basic shapes—square, circle, triangle, rectangle, oval, and... Read More

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Birth Rights

by Angela Leeper

Leah M. Reasor assures readers from the beginning that her twins, Marcus and Mirielle, did survive after being born seventeen weeks premature in 2004—but her nail-biting memoir will still leave them wondering how the twins will make it... Read More

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Thrillers

by Angela Leeper

The recently established International Thriller Writers organization decided to compile a list of 100 thrillers that have a made an impact on literature; the result is this dynamic anthology of essays by Steve Berry, Heather Graham,... Read More

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To Teach

by Angela Leeper

To Teach: The Journey of a Teacher, the now-classic memoir that has been motivating teachers for nearly two decades, has a new companion with this graphic novel adaptation. Following a foreword by Jonathan Kozol, author of numerous books... Read More

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The Space Between Trees

by Angela Leeper

Sixteen-year-old Evie doesn’t mind that she’s the oldest paper carrier by three years, and the only girl, too. She knows that every Sunday morning as she’s delivering papers in the trendy Hokepe Woods neighborhood, she’ll... Read More

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The Girl Who Fell from the Sky

by Angela Leeper

In this haunting debut, based on a true event, a mother and her three young children fall from the rooftop of their Chicago apartment building in 1982. Narrator Rachel Morse, the sole survivor, possesses author Heidi Durrow’s own... Read More

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