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Review of Murder Among Friends: How Leopold and Loeb Tried to Commit the Perfect Crime

Murder Among Friends: How Leopold and Loeb Tried to Commit the Perfect Crime by Candace FlemingHigh School    Schwartz/Random    368 pp.    g3/22    978-0-593-17742-6    $19.99Library ed.  978-0-593-17743-3    $22.99e-book ed.  978-0-593-17744-0    $11.99“Nineteen-year-old Nathan Leopold would kill a child today.” The kidnapping, ransom, and murder plot had been in the works for months, but...
      
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Review of The Tide Pool Waits

The Tide Pool Waits by Candace Fleming; illus. by Amy HevronPrimary    Porter/Holiday    40 pp.    g4/22    978-0-8234-4915-6    $18.99This informative and appealing nonfiction picture book gives young readers a detailed look at the tide-pool ecology of the Pacific Coast, the “astonishing world” of creatures that wait in seawater collected among rocks on...
      

Review of What Isabella Wanted: Isabella Stewart Gardner Builds a Museum

What Isabella Wanted: Isabella Stewart Gardner Builds a Museum by Candace Fleming; illus. by Matthew Cordell Primary, Intermediate    Porter/Holiday    40 pp.    g 9/21    978-0-8234-4263-8    $18.99 Just across the street from the Horn Book office sits the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, whose story is at least as interesting as its idiosyncratic...
      

Review of Cubs in the Tub: The True Story of the Bronx Zoo's First Woman Zookeeper

Cubs in the Tub: The True Story of the Bronx Zoo’s First Woman Zookeeper by Candace Fleming; illus. by Julie Downing Primary, Intermediate    Porter/Holiday    48 pp.    g 8/20    978-0-8234-4318-5    $18.99 “Helen and Fred Martini longed for a baby,” begins this engaging picture-book biography. Fred spends his days working at the...
      

A Note from Me (June 25, 2020)

Dear friends: Oh, NO, did I just engage on Twitter? I thought I had learned my lesson. Nonfiction, though. The Horn Book editors had a rousing discussion of its protean nature in the May/June “Breaking the Rules” Special Issue of The Horn Book Magazine, but enough about them: I’m discovering...
      

Candace Fleming Talks with Roger

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Talks with Roger is a sponsored supplement to our free monthly e-newsletter, Notes from the Horn Book. To receive Notes, sign up here. Sponsored by   After writing about such American icons as Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln, Buffalo Bill, and Amelia Earhart, Candace Fleming takes a good close look at The Rise and Fall...
      

Review of Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera

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Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera by Candace Fleming; illus. by Eric Rohmann Primary    Porter/Holiday    40 pp. 2/20    978-0-8234-4285-0    $18.99 e-book ed.  978-0-8234-4304-8    $11.99 A worker bee breaks out of her honeycomb cell and begins a task-filled life in her colony. The “teeming, trembling flurry” of bees within the...
      

Review of The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh

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The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh by Candace Fleming Middle School, High School    Schwartz & Wade/Random    364 pp.    g 2/20    978-0-525-64654-9    $18.99 Library ed.  978-0-525-64655-6    $21.99 e-book ed.  978-0-525-64656-3    $10.99 Stitching together important life events, insightful anecdotes, and primary sources, Fleming (Amelia Lost, rev. 3/11; The Family Romanov, rev....
      

The Book That Changed My Life: A Galloping Good Story

Dear Mrs. Henry:You probably don’t remember me. It’s been a long time — forty-five years, can you believe it? — since I last wrote you. I was in fourth grade then, and my teacher Mrs. Rouse (I’m pretty sure I wrote you about her last time) assigned the class your...
      

Review of Go Sleep in Your Own Bed!

Go Sleep in Your Own Bed!by Candace Fleming; illus. by Lori NicholsPreschool    Schwartz & Wade/Random    40 pp.    g5/17    978-0-375-86648-7    $17.99Library ed. 978-0-375-96648-4    $20.99e-book ed.  978-0-375-98767-0    $10.99A cozy evening scene with a girl reading in bed, her window overlooking the silhouette of a barn,...
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