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Book Review: Rembrandt (Art for Children Series)

Tax season is still underway, but now my life has been complicated by the onset of Spring Break. Must be time to remind The Ten-Year-Old about this series of Art for Children, which she first read in August 2011. Harmensz. Van … Continue reading

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What’s The Nine-Year-Old reading this week?

Our mostly-weekly survey of the tidbits that cross The Nine-Year-Old’s desk. This week, The Nine-Year-Old stumbled across the best book of the entire summer. I’ll give you a hint: it’s one of these three.

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Book Review: Rembrandt (Art for Children Series)

Harmensz. Van Rijn Rembrandt: Art for Children By Ernest Lloyd Raboff Doubleday & Co, Inc., 1987 Age Range: 4-8 The Art for Children Series, now sadly out of print, includes 16 books on major artists across the spectrum, including Rembrandt, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Stone Girl, Bone Girl

Stone Girl, Bone Girl: The Story of Mary Anning By Laurence Anholt Illustrated by Sheila Moxley Orchard Books, 1998 Age Range: 4-8 Stone Girl, Bone Girl tells the story of Mary Anning, an extraordinarily prolific fossil hunter born in England … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins

The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins By Barbara Kerley Illustrated by Brian Selznick Scholastic Press, 2001 Age Range: 4-8 In 1853, almost no one knew what a dinosaur looked like. No one had ever mounted a complete dinosaur skeleton, and who … Continue reading

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