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[caption id="attachment_14220" align="alignleft" width="135"] Audrey Vernick[/caption] Audrey Vernick is the author of several picture books, including So You Want to Be a Rock Star, Is Your Buffalo Ready for Kindergarten? and Brothers at Bat, which was a New York Times Notable Book and Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books Blue Ribbon Award winner. A

By Nicki Richesin, The Children’s Book Review
Published: March 14, 2012

March to the Beat of Your Own Drum

It’s Music in our Schools Month and these recent titles on music (and` loneliness, getting lost, Vivaldi, and being a big sister) and so much more will make you want to groove, rock n’ roll, waltz, and bang your head. So swing to the rhythms, bounce to the beat, sway to the poetic meter, and drift away with these soulful stories.

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: November 12, 2010

This is a book list for sports enthusiasts, young Einsteins-in-the-making, myth busters, restless minds and grown men! From Potato Chip Science to The World’s Most Amazing Facts and Records, there is seriously something for everyone. And, while I would recommend most of these books to the most reluctant of readers—particularly boys—I would suggest that you don’t rule these suggestions out for girls. Young girls in particular have very curious minds and very much enjoy a good hands-on experiment—there’s also a beautiful and energetic baseball book which tells the inspiring story of Effa Manley.

The Children’s Book Review | August 18, 2010

You may be looking for a book to ease the nerves of a child beginning their first day of school or entering a new grade. Perhaps you just want to find your daughter a good read that puts her back into school mode. Maybe you want your son to start thinking about school topics; such as, math. Whatever your needs, I know you’re going to find a book that is just right for you and your child.

As I work on my own family’s back-to-school needs—hello, Pre-K—time is of the essence; so, I’ve included the publisher’s synopsis for each of these fabulous school themed books.