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Review: Phoebe & Digger by Tricia Springstubb. Illustrated by Jeff Newman.

Phoebe & Digger by Tricia Springstubb. Illustrated by Jeff Newman. Candlewick Press, 2013 Currently available. Genre: Picture Book Fiction Face Value: This cover is striking. Phoebe is exuberant about her beloved toy, and the joy that radiates from her face … Continue reading

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Review: The King’s Equal by Katherine Paterson

The King’s Equal by Katherine Paterson. HarperTrophy, 1992. Currently available. Genre: Fiction/fairy tale easy reader. Face Value: This book cover is designed to look like a traditional fairy tale, and it’s an accurate reflection of the story. I had to … Continue reading

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Review: Crewel by Gennifer Albin

Crewel by Gennifer Albin. Farrar Straus Giroux, 2012. Currently available. Genre: YA Fantasy/Dystopia Face Value: The ethereal strands of colorful light evoke the visual landscape of the unusual dystopic world that Albin has created. Of course, there is the problem … Continue reading

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