Category Archives: My top 10

Independent Dames: What You Never Knew About the Women and Girls of the American Revolution – Written by Laurie Halse Anderson and Illustrated by Matt Faulkner

Independent Dames: What You Never Knew About the Women and Girls of the American Revolution, Written by Laurie Halse Anderson and Illustrated by Matt Faulkner, 2008, New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. 9780689858086. Age Range: 6-10 years. … Continue reading

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Can We Save the Tiger? – Written by Martin Jenkins and Illustrated by Vicky White

Can We Save the Tiger?, Written by Martin Jenkins and Illustrated by Vicky White, 2011, Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press. 9780763649098. Age Range: 7-10 years. No Author Website. No Illustrator Website. Media Used: The illustrations were done in pencil and oil … Continue reading

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The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy) – Written by Barbara Kerley and Illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham

The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy), Written by Barbara Kerley and Illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham, 2010, New York: Scholastic Press. 9780545125086. Age Range: 7-11years.   Author Website: http://www.barbarakerley.com/Site/Welcome.html Illustrator Website: http://www.edfotheringham.com/ Media Used: The illustrations were done in digital … Continue reading

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The Anne Frank Case: Simon Wiesenthal’s Search for the Truth – Written by Susan Goldman Rubin and Illustrated by Bill Farnsworth

The Anne Frank Case: Simon Wiesenthal’s Search for the Truth, Written by Susan Goldman Rubin and Illustrated by Bill Farnsworth, 2010, New York: Holiday House. 9780823421091. Age Range: 6-10 years. Author Website: http://susangoldmanrubin.com/ Illustrator Website: http://billfarnsworth.com/ Media Used: Book does say … Continue reading

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The Rooster Prince of Breslov – Written by Ann Redisch Stampler and Illustrated by Eugene Yelchin

The Rooster Prince of Breslov, Written by Ann Redisch Stampler and Illustrated by Eugene Yelchin, 2010, Boston, MA: Clarion Books. 9780618989744. Age Range: 6-10 years. No Author Website. Illustrator Website: http://www.eugeneyelchinbooks.com/ Media Used: Illustrations were executed in graphite and gouache on … Continue reading

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How I Made it to Eighteen: A Mostly True Story – Written and Illustrated by Tracy White

How I Made it to Eighteen: A Mostly True Story, Written and Illustrated by Tracy White, 2010, 151 p., New York: Roaring Book Press. 9781596434547. Age Range: 12-17 years. Author Website: http://www.traced.com/ Annotation:  This graphic novel with take readers through seventeen … Continue reading

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The Composer is Dead – Written by Lemony Snicket and Illustrated by Carson Ellis

The Composer is Dead, Written by Lemony Snicket and Illustrated by Carson Ellis, 2009, 36 p., New York: HarperCollins. 9780061236273. Age Range: 5-10 years. Author Website: http://www.lemonysnicket.com/ Illustrator Website: http://www.carsonellis.com/ Annotation:  The composer is dead and it is up to the … Continue reading

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