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Around America to Win the Vote by Mara Rockliff

Whoever wins the 2016 Presidential election, it will go down in history as the first time a woman has won a major party’s nomination. But it has been less than … Continue reading

October 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

If I Ran For President by Catherine Stier

The Presidential election has overtaken the airwaves, and most children are aware of the importance of the event. But how do we choose our next President? In a year with … Continue reading

October 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

When Penny Met POTUS by Rachel Ruiz

It’s an exciting day for Penny, because she’s finally going to meet her mother’s boss – POTUS. Penny already knows that POTUS has his own team of secret agents and … Continue reading

October 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Scrambled Eggs Super! by Dr. Seuss

Scrambled eggs are delicious, no doubt. But they’re also just the slightest bit…boring. Chicken eggs taste all right, but why settle for those when there are so many other possibilities … Continue reading

March 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Horton and the Kwuggerbug and More Lost Stories by Dr. Seuss

In 2011, Random House published The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories, a collection of short stories by Dr. Seuss which originally appeared in magazines in the 1950s. These lost … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Series of Seuss

On the one hand, Dr. Seuss might seem like a strange choice for a book review series. His work hardly needs recommendation. He’s beloved by parents and children alike. But … Continue reading

February 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Princess in Black by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale

Princess Magnolia has a big secret—she’s actually the Princess in Black, defender of the kingdom. When the monster alarm goes off, she rushes to the rescue. But today Princess Magnolia … Continue reading

November 1, 2014 · Leave a comment