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My True Love Gave To Me (General Overview) 12-20-2014.mov

Shared with Dropbox Nicole Claire looks at a collection of short stories for young adult readers. My True Love Gave to Me, edited by Stephanie Perkins; St. Martin’s Press, $18.99, 321 pages, ages 12 and up. My True Love Gave To Me (General Overview) 12-20-2014.mov

Mermaids in Paradise, by Lydia Millet; W.W. Norton & Co, $25.95, 304 pages. (November 3, 2014) Looking for a beachside novel to tote to sunny locales during your winter getaway? Pulitzer Prize finalist Lydia Millet (Love in Infant Monkeys) delivers something slyly different from the usual cabana literary fare.  The book starts with a traditional

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POP–UP NEW YORK. Copyright © 2014 by Jennie Maizels. Reproduced by permission of the publisher, Candlewick Press, Somerville, MA on behalf of Walker Books London. The image of the Flatiron Building is a tradmark used under limited license. The Empire State Building image ® is a registered trademark of Empire State Building Company LLC. and

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Jon Klassen on Making Art for Kids In July I spoke with Caldecott and Greenaway Medal winner Jon Klassen (This is Not My Hat) about his most recent project, a collaboration with writer and longtime friend Mac Barnett called Sam and Dave Dig a Hole. (Candlewick, $17.99) We talked about teamwork, tone, and teaching life’s

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A Mouse in the House

image©2011 Karina Schaapman, photo by Ton Bouwer. Reproduced with permission from Dial Books. The Mouse Mansion, written and created by Karina Schaapman, photographed by Ton Bouwer; Dial Books, $18.99, 60 pages ages 5-8. Usually when there’s a mouse in the house, the human inhabitants run for the hills. Here, debut children’s book author Karina Schaapman

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image©2011 Karina Schaapman, photo by Ton Bouwer. Reproduced with permission from Dial Books. The Mouse Mansion, written and created by Karina Schaapman, photographed by Ton Bouwer; Dial Books, $18.99, 60 pages ages 5-8. Usually when there’s a mouse in the house, the human inhabitants run for the hills. Here, debut children’s book author Karina Schaapman

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Mr. Cornell’s Dream Boxes, by Jeanette Winter; Beach Lane Press, $17.99, 40 pages, ages 4-8. Jeanette Winter’s latest biographical picture book (Biblioburro: A True Story from Colombia; Malala, a Brave Girl from Pakistan)  is about Joseph Cornell, a twentieth-century artist and sculptor based in Queens, New-York. He was famous for creating collages and three-dimensional artwork

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Rookie: Yearbook Three, edited by Tavi Gevinson; Razorbill, $29.95, 358 pages, ages 12-18. As an eleven year old with a penchant for dying her hair gray and defying wearing what can perhaps be described as granny attire, Tavi Gevinson launched her fashion blog StyleRookie in 2008.  Since then she has held a firm grip on

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