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Firoozeh Dumas, Author of It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel | Selfie and a Shelfie (or Deskie)

| May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
Firoozeh Dumas, Author of It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel | Selfie and a Shelfie (or Deskie)

Firoozeh Dumas is the New York Times best-selling author of Funny in Farsi and Laughing Without an Accent. It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel is her first novel for young readers

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Rome Romp!, by Margie Blumberg | Dedicated Review

Rome Romp!, by Margie Blumberg | Dedicated Review

Rome Romp! is the follow-up book to the very charming and well-crafted picture book Paris Hop! Grandma Goldie returns, this time traveling with her grandson Danny and his dog, Cappuccino.

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D is for Dress Up: The ABC’s of What We Wear, by Maria Carluccio | Book Review

| April 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
D is for Dress Up: The ABC’s of What We Wear, by Maria Carluccio | Book Review

The ABC’s have never been more fashionable in this delightful alphabet book.

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If You Were Me and Lived In … Egypt, by Carole P. Roman | Dedicated Review

| March 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
If You Were Me and Lived In … Egypt, by Carole P. Roman | Dedicated Review

In her latest book, award-winning author Carole P. Roman focuses on one of the oldest nations on Earth, the cradle of civilization, Egypt.

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Paris Hop!, by Margie Blumberg | Dedicated Review

| March 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
Paris Hop!, by Margie Blumberg | Dedicated Review

Paris Hop!, by Margie Blumberg, is a wonderful journey into the sights, sounds, scents, and linguistic adventures of the City of Light.

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If You Were Me and Lived In … Italy: A Child’s Introduction to Culture Around the World | Dedicated Review

| January 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
If You Were Me and Lived In … Italy: A Child’s Introduction to Culture Around the World | Dedicated Review

Do you have your passaporto (passport) handy? It’s time to merriggiare (rest at noon in a shady spot) with a copy of If You Were Me and Lived In .. Italy and introduce your kids to the wealth of culture that abounds in the Republic of Italy—the famous country shaped like a boot.

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If You Were Me and Lived In … Italy | Blog Tour 2016

| January 10, 2016 | 1 Comment
If You Were Me and Lived In … Italy | Blog Tour 2016

Join us as we go on tour with award-winning author Carole P. Roman and explore If You Were Me and Lived In … Italy: A Child’s Introduction to Culture Around the World.

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9 Excellent Jewish Kids Books for Hanukkah Gifts and Beyond

| December 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
9 Excellent Jewish Kids Books for Hanukkah Gifts and Beyond

This list of “9 Excellent Jewish Kids Books for Hanukkah Gifts and Beyond” was curated by Bianca Schulze.

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5 Reasons Why Books with Characters of Diversity Are Important

| October 23, 2015 | 1 Comment
5 Reasons Why Books with Characters of Diversity Are Important

I’m optimistic that, through literature that explores and celebrates diversity, all kids will be able to comfortably go on any adventure with any character to anywhere.

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My Writing and Reading Life: Laurie Wallmark

| October 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
My Writing and Reading Life: Laurie Wallmark

Laurie Wallmark writes exclusively for children. The picture book biography, Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine (Creston Books, October 2015), is Laurie’s first book.

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