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By Nina Schuyler, The Children’s Book Review Published: July 12, 2013 If you have a kid, there’s a good chance you know the difference between a stegosaurus and a velociraptor. If the passion runs deep, you probably know all about the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods and have a

By Nina Schuyler, The Children’s Book Review
Published: February 6, 2012

Whatever your view of President Barak Obama, he has breathed new life into the iconic American wish, “When I grow up, I want to be president.” Not a blue blood or an actor or a gazillionaire, Obama has made the desire seem not so crazy.

If you want to inspire your little one, if your kid has a book report due, or if you just want to talk about some of the great men (yes, well, all men) who’ve led this country, there are loads of new books to choose from.

My First Biography: Abraham Lincoln

By Marion Dane Bauer; Illustrated by Liz Goulet Dubois

In simple-to-read sentences, My First Biography: Abraham Lincoln provides an overview of this great man. “A lot of people were surprised when Lincoln won. How could a man born in a log cabin be president?” It’s an art, really, to turn history into something understandable to a kindergartener. (Ages 3-5. Publisher: Scholastic Inc.)

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: October 10, 2011

In recognition of Columbus Day …

My First Biography: Christopher Columbus

by Marion Dane Bauer (Author), Liz Goulet Dubois (Illustrator)

Reading level: Ages 4 and up

Paperback: 32 pages

Publisher: Scholastic Inc. (August 1, 2010)

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By Bianca Schulze, The Children's Book Review Published: April 11, 2009 One Brown Bunny by Marion Dane Bauer (Author) and Ivan Bates (Illustrator) Reading level: Ages 3-7 Hardcover: 32 pages Publisher: Orchard Books (February 1, 2009) What to expect: Rabbits, animals, play, friendship, and rhyme. Do you celebrate the Bunny at Easter