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Navigating Early, by Clare Vanderpool

New Arrivals for Children February 19, 2013

2011 Newbery Medal winner Clare Vanderpool returns with another winning entry in the historical fiction genre, Navigating Early. Follow young Jack Baker as he embarks on a journey of acceptance, discovery, and friendship.

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Leah B. Says: Biography
Amazon Says: A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award An ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book Winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award fo more...
Amazon Says: A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award An ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book Winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children As a child in the late 1800s, Horace Pippin loved to draw: He loved the feel of the charcoal as it slid across the floor. He loved looking at something in the room and making it come alive again in front of him. He drew pictures for his sisters, his classmates, his co-workers. Even during W.W.I, Horace filled his notebooks with drawings from the trenches . . . until he was shot. Upon his return home, Horace couldn't lift his right arm, and couldn't make any art. Slowly, with lots of practice, he regained use of his arm, until once again, he was able to paint--and paint, and paint! Soon, people—including the famous painter N. C. Wyeth—started noticing Horace's art, and before long, his paintings were displayed in galleries and museums across the country. Jen Bryant and Melissa Sweet team up once again to share this inspiring story of a self-taught painter from humble beginnings who despite many obstacles, was ultimately able to do what he loved, and be recognized for who he was: an artist. less...
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Leah B. Says: Novel
Amazon Says: The war for Avantia has reached its terrifying conclusion! Tanner, Gwen, Castor, and Rufus have collected three pieces of the ancient mask that bestows the power to control a more...
Amazon Says: The war for Avantia has reached its terrifying conclusion! Tanner, Gwen, Castor, and Rufus have collected three pieces of the ancient mask that bestows the power to control all of Avantia's Beasts to the wearer. Only one final portion remains and it is being held in Derthsin's fiery volcanic lair. As the group travels toward the furious showdown, Tanner is plagued by the desire to put on the powerful Mask of Anoret. His struggle is amplified by the constant arguing between his friends. Only a united front of these four warriors and their powerful Beasts will be strong enough to defeat Derthsin and his army. The fate of all of Avantia is at stake and Tanner is determined to see that all of their sacrifice has not been in vain. But an unsettling premonition has been following Tanner's progress and the losses may have just begun. less...
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