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Boots on the Ground
6 Starred Reviews

★ "Partridge proves once again that nonfiction can be every bit as dramatic as the best fiction."*America's war in Vietnam. In over a decade of bitter fighting, it claimed the lives of more than 58,000 American soldiers and beleaguered four US...

A Land of Permanent Goodbyes
3 Starred Reviews

A powerful novel of refugees escaping from war-torn Syria, masterfully told by a journalist who witnessed the crisis firsthand. In a country ripped apart by war, Tareq lives with his big and loving family . . . until the bombs...

Love
5 Starred Reviews

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"[A] poetic reckoning of the importance of love in a child's life . . . eloquent and moving."—People "Everything that can be called love -- from shared joy to comfort in the darkness -- is gathered in the...

The Night Diary
5 Starred Reviews

A 2019 NEWBERY HONOR BOOK"A gripping, nuanced story of the human cost of conflict appropriate for both children and adults."                                         ...

Blood Water Paint
4 Starred Reviews

"Haunting ... teems with raw emotion, and McCullough deftly captures the experience of learning to behave in a male-driven society and then breaking outside of it."—The New Yorker "I will be haunted and empowered by Artemisia Gentileschi's story for the rest of...

Islandborn
3 Starred Reviews

From New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Díaz comes a debut picture book about the magic of memory and the infinite power of the imagination.A 2019 Pura Belpré Honor Book for Illustration   Every kid in Lola's...

The Rabbit Listened
3 Starred Reviews

A universal, deeply moving exploration of grief and empathyWith its spare, poignant text and irresistibly sweet illustrations, The Rabbit Listened is a tender meditation on loss.When something terrible happens, Taylor doesn't know where to turn. All the animals are sure...

A Round of Robins
3 Starred Reviews

Sixteen fresh and funny poems welcome a new batch of robins to the world!Food FightJumble, jostle, rumble, squirm;Dad has landed with a worm.Game of tug-of-war begins--Biggest bossy baby wins.Mama's a skillful architect, constructing a sturdy nest, while Dad's a champion...

Out of Left Field
3 Starred Reviews

A story about the fight for equal rights in America's favorite arena: the baseball field!Every boy in the neighborhood knows Katy Gordon is their best pitcher, even though she's a girl. But when she tries out for Little League, it's...

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