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Children and Education

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Sep 2

What’s it For? by Henry Humphrey ’49. I was surprised to find that the urban contraptions explained in this book are still mostly quite familiar even though the book is fifty years old. Manhole cover
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Nov 6, 2018

Bad Kitty by Nick Bruel ’83. The rambunctious , constantly reprimanded crowd will love Bad Kitty. She’s not so bad really, -- just doesn’t like veggies and may have a bit of an impulse control issue
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May 22, 2018

We are so Crashing your Bar Mitzvah!! By Fiona Rosenbloom (aka Amanda Stern ‘89) The dust jacket tells us that even shiksas will smile. I can testify that this shiksa, who left eighth grade woes beh
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Dec 30, 2017

· Guide to Shakespeare’s Macbeth(f) by Maria Fahey. Of Maria’s various books, I selected this one because when I was in college, I was one of the witches. Because of all the rehearsals, I know ma
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Jun 25

Love and Betrayal, A Catullus Reader ( Expanded Edition ) by Elizabeth Baer late 70’s early 80’s with cowriters Bruce Arnold, Gilbert Lawall and Andrew Aronson. The poetry of Catullus (84-54 B. C.)
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Oct 13, 2018

Dear Santa, Love, Rachel Rosenstein by Amanda Peet, ’90? and Andrea Troyer, illustrated by Christine Davinier. Young elementary school children will enjoy reading this picture book and even younger
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Apr 15, 2018

Where’s Wallace by Hilary Knight ‘43?. Hilary Knight is well-known for his illustrations of Kay Thompson’s Eloise series, but he has written and illustrated many of his own books. This one invites
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Dec 30, 2017

The Silver Shuttle , by Jennifer Fell Hayes (te). Young readers will link their fates to young Annie, a British adolescent who, by virtue of her courage and kindness, is chosen to save us all fro
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Nov 6, 2018

The Joy of the Court, Retold by Constance Hieatt ’46? Illustrated by Pauline Baynes. Constance Hieatt, a Medieval scholar, sought to make the tales of King Arthur accessible to the young. The Joy
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Oct 13, 2018

Trash Revolution: Breaking the Waste Cycle by Erica Fyvie, ’91. Middle Schoolers will relish this exposé of the truth about the stuff we throw out. While jaunty and accessible for young readers, Tr
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Jan 8, 2018

· Louis Souris et ses amis by Margaret Gonzalez(te) illustrated by Judy Brewer(ff). Hmm, mice sneak in everywhere.
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Dec 30, 2017

· Visiting Langston by Willie Perdomo (‘85). Noticing in Facebook postings (maybe Ed Randolph’s) that Willie had become a published poet, I randomly ordered what I thought would be a book of poet