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Great Leaders and the Place They Called Home Feeling a bit overwhelmed/angry/confused with the current race to the White House? Imagine what your kids think of the whole thing. This Presidents Day, remind them (and yourself) that great men have held that office and accomplished wonderful things for the country. These two books provide much-needed

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Pepper & Poe, by Frann Preston-Gannon; Orchard Books, $16.99, 32 pages, ages 1-4. Pepper’s life is the cat’s meow: The green-eyed feline adores lazy Sundays, Mondays, and Tuesdays. Then one Wednesday, a newcomer arrives. Little Poe is smitten with Pepper, but also takes the elder cat’s toys and plays chase all the time. How does

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Such a Little Mouse, by Alice Schertle, illustrated by Stephanie Yue; Orchard Books, $16.99, 32 pages, ages 3-5.  A little gray field mouse with soft pink ears lives in the middle of a meadow, and though a cursory glance upon the landscape may reveal little, closer inspection highlights the industrious creature making the most out

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literarykids: Cat’s Meow Banish the dog days of summer with these titles by two British author-illustrators that are just puurr-fect for summer road trips, bedtime, and anytime. “Matilda’s Cat,” by Emily Gravett; Simon & Schuster, $16.99, 32 pages, ages 3-5. (June 2014) Matilda’s cat doesn’t like tea parties, ghost stories, climbing trees, or drawing. Find

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Cat’s Meow Banish the dog days of summer with these titles by two British author-illustrators that are just puurr-fect for summer road trips, bedtime, and anytime. “Matilda’s Cat,” by Emily Gravett; Simon & Schuster, $16.99, 32 pages, ages 3-5. (June 2014) Matilda’s cat doesn’t like tea parties, ghost stories, climbing trees, or drawing. Find out

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