Tag: first second books

Election Day Quick Picks

So many wonderful titles appear in the fall and winter months that it’s hard to keep up with all of them. To wit, here are four fantastic titles sure to brighten your day, no matter who wins at the ballot box: Madeline Finn and the Library Dog, by Lisa Papp; Peachtree Publishers, $16.95, 32 pages,

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literarykids:  Shackleton: Antarctic Odyssey, by Nick Bertozzi; First Second Books, $16.99, 128 pages, ages 12-18. (Publication date: June 17, 2014) Amateur and professional explorers worldwide will mark the centennial of Ernest Shackelton’s ill-fated yet miraculous voyage to the Antarctic this year. Entire documentaries and symposiums are devoted to understanding how the entire crew survived in

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Gene Luen Yang Named 5th National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, 2016–2017

“ The Children’s Book Council, Every Child a Reader, and the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress announced yesterday that two-time National Book Award finalist Gene Luen Yang will serve as the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature for the 2016-2017 term.  Established in 2008, the program’s mission is to raise awareness

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