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Review of Not Just the Driver!

Not Just the Driver! by Sara Holly Ackerman; illus. by Robert NeubeckerPreschool, Primary    Beach Lane/Simon    32 pp.4/24    9781665936378    $18.99e-book ed.  9781665936385    $10.99This spirited look at a range of mass transportation vehicles showcases some of the vital but less visible jobs involved in making them move. “Who makes buses rev and...

Review of The Iguanodon’s Horn: How Artists and Scientists Put a Dinosaur Back Together Again and Again…and Again

The Iguanodon’s Horn: How Artists and Scientists Put a Dinosaur Back Together Again and Again…and Again by Sean Rubin; illus. by the author Primary    Clarion/HarperCollins    48 pp. 3/24    9780063239210    $21.99 What did dinosaurs really look like? The best attempts to answer this question are constantly changing. Rubin shows how each...

Review of Gifts from Georgia’s Garden: How Georgia O’Keeffe Nourished Her Art

Gifts from Georgia’s Garden: How Georgia O’Keeffe Nourished Her Art by Lisa Robinson; illus. by Hadley Hooper Primary    Porter/Holiday    40 pp. 3/24    9780823452668    $18.99 e-book ed.  9780823457557    $11.99 Spare, poetic text and illustrations rich in color and detail provide a unique insight into a well-known artist. Beginning in well-trodden territory...

Review of Something About the Sky

Something About the Sky by Rachel Carson; illus. by Nikki McClureIntermediate    Candlewick Studio    56 pp.3/24    9781536228700    $19.99This previously unpublished essay from “poet of science” Carson (1907–1964) is paired beautifully with McClure’s cut-paper and swirling ink-wash art. In 1956, a children’s television program asked Carson to respond to a child’s request...

Review of The Wonderful Wisdom of Ants

The Wonderful Wisdom of Ants by Philip Bunting; illus. by the authorPrimary    Crown    32 pp.3/24    9780593567784    $17.99Library ed.  9780593567791    $20.99e-book ed.  9780593567807    $10.99This overview of ants combines cleverly designed graphics and a funny text to convey major concepts about the familiar insects. Expressive-eyed ants march across the pages, first in...

Review of One Day This Tree Will Fall

One Day This Tree Will Fall by Leslie Barnard Booth; illus. by Stephanie Fizer ColemanPreschool, Primary    McElderry    40 pp.3/24    9781534496965    $18.99e-book ed.  9781534496972    $10.99“LOOK AT IT. Wounded, worn, twisted, torn. / One day this tree will fall / and this story will end. / Won’t it?” So begins this Pacific...

Review of Rising from the Ashes: Los Angeles, 1992. Edward Jae Song Lee, Latasha Harlins, Rodney King, and a City on Fire

Rising from the Ashes: Los Angeles, 1992. Edward Jae Song Lee, Latasha Harlins, Rodney King, and a City on Fire by Paula Yoo High School    Norton    368 pp. 5/24    9781324030904    $19.99 Yoo (From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry, rev. 5/21) provides a comprehensive, kaleidoscopic account of what happened before,...
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Review of Outspoken: Paul Robeson, Ahead of His Time: A One-Man Show

Outspoken: Paul Robeson, Ahead of His Time: A One-Man Show by Carole Boston Weatherford; illus. by Eric VelasquezIntermediate    Candlewick    48 pp.4/24    9781536212976    $18.99e-book ed.  9781536234602    $18.99Weatherford provides an unflinching look at the life of Robeson (1898–1976), activist, scholar, singer, actor, and athlete. Through a series of resonant first-person, free-verse poems,...
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Review of Made in Asian America: A History for Young People

Made in Asian America: A History for Young People by Erika Lee and Christina SoontornvatMiddle School, High School    Quill Tree/HarperCollins    320 pp.4/24    9780063242937    $19.99e-book ed.  9780063242951    $10.99Adapting Lee’s 2015 adult title (The Making of Asian America) for a younger audience—and beginning with a context-setting introduction about the lack of education...
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