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The Story of Charlotte's Web: E. B. White's Eccentric Life in Nature and the Birth of an American Classic
The Story of Charlotte's Web: E. B. White's Eccentric Life in Nature and the Birth of an American Classic
by Michael Sims
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While composing what would become his most enduring and popular book, E. B. White obeyed that oft-repeated maxim: "Write what you know." Helpless pigs, silly geese, clever spiders, greedy rats—White knew all of these characters in the barns... (read more)

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Golden Legacy: How Golden Books Won Children's Hearts, Changed Publishing Forever, and Became an American Icon Along the Way
Golden Legacy: How Golden Books Won Children's Hearts, Changed Publishing Forever, and Became an American Icon Along the Way
by Leonard S Marcus
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THE YEAR 2007 marks the 65th anniversary of a bold experiment: the launch of the Little Golden Books during the dark days of World War II. At a time when the literacy rate was not nearly as high as it is now - and privation was felt by nearly all... (read more)

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Pirates
Pirates
by Pierre Marie Valat
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Find out who the pirates of the Caribbean Sea were, how they lived, when they first appeared, and why.... (read more)

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The Real Wizard of Oz: The Life and Times of L. Frank Baum
The Real Wizard of Oz: The Life and Times of L. Frank Baum
by Rebecca Loncraine
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In the first major literary biography of L. Frank Baum, Rebecca Loncraine tells the story of Oz as you've never heard it, with a look behind the curtain at the vivid life and eccentric imagination of its creator. L. Frank Baum wrote The Wonderful Wizard... (read more)

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Hans Christian Andersen the Life of a Storyteller
Hans Christian Andersen the Life of a Storyteller
by Jackie Wullschlager
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Others before him collected and retold folk stories and fairy tales, but Hans Christian Andersen was the first to create them himself. The universal familiarity of such stories as “The Ugly Duckling,” “The Little Mermaid” and... (read more)

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Dr. Seuss and Mr. Geisel: A Biography
Dr. Seuss and Mr. Geisel: A Biography
by Judith Morgan and Neil Morgan
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Horton, Thidwick, Yertle, the Lorax, the Grinch, Sneetches, and the Cat in the Hat are just a handful of the bizarre and beloved characters Theodor S. Geisel (1904?1991), alias Dr. Seuss, created in his forty-seven children's books, from 1937's And to... (read more)

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L. Frank Baum: Creator of Oz
L. Frank Baum: Creator of Oz
by Katharine M Rogers
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A magical book for any lover of Oz, this is the first-ever biography of the real "man behind the curtain." Rogers at long last gives Baum the man and Baum the writer his due in a book "Library Journal" enthusiastically recommends "for all who love the... (read more)

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Clever Maids: The Secret History of the Grimm Fairy Tales
Clever Maids: The Secret History of the Grimm Fairy Tales
by Valerie Paradiz
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The famous fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm - stories like Snow White, Red Riding Hood, and Rumplestiltskin - are know to millions of people around the world and are deeply embedded in the collective psyche. In this charming account, writer and scholar... (read more)

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Oz: The Hundredth Anniversary Celebration (Books of Wonder)
Oz: The Hundredth Anniversary Celebration (Books of Wonder)
by Baum
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Can it really be one hundred years ago that a little girl from Kansas rode a tornado to a wondrous land called Oz? The adventures of Dorothy and her friends have enthralled generations of readers over the last century. Now, in Oz: The Hundredth... (read more)

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Virginia Hamilton: Speeches, Essays, and Conversations
Virginia Hamilton: Speeches, Essays, and Conversations
by Virginia Hamilton
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A must-have for schools, libraries, and anyone interested in books for young readers. Virginia Hamilton (1936-2002) changed children's literature for generations of readers, bringing a Faulknerian style of sophisticated and cutting-edge writing to the... (read more)

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Herge: The Man Who Created Tintin
Herge: The Man Who Created Tintin
by Pierre Assouline
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One of the most beloved characters in all of comics, Tintin, won an enormous international following. Translated into dozens of languages, Tintin's adventures have sold millions of copies, and Steven Spielberg is presently adapting the stories for the... (read more)

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On Writing for Children & Other People
On Writing for Children & Other People
by Julius Lester
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"For the past forty-seven years I have devoted most of my time and energy to writing. It has been a vocation in the original sense of the word, that is a religious calling, one I was helpless to deny. For me writing has never been about self-expression... (read more)

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Journey That Saved Curious George : the True Wartime Escape of Margret and H. A. Rey (05 Edition)
Journey That Saved Curious George : the True Wartime Escape of Margret and H. A. Rey (05 Edition)
by Louise Drummond
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Cecily G. is a lonely giraffe who finds herself befriended by nine monkeysand#8212;including everyoneand#8217;s favorite curious monkey! Together they share many adventuresand#8212;from skiing to sailing to the heroic saving of Cecilyand#8217;s house... (read more)

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The Real Wizard of Oz: The Life and Times of L. Frank Baum
The Real Wizard of Oz: The Life and Times of L. Frank Baum
by Rebecca Loncraine
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In the first major literary biography of L. Frank Baum, Rebecca Loncraine tells the story of Oz as you've never heard it, with a look behind the curtain at the vivid life and eccentric imagination of its creator. L. Frank Baum wrote The Wonderful Wizard... (read more)

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Dear Genius : Letters of Ursula Nordstorm (98 Edition)
Dear Genius : Letters of Ursula Nordstorm (98 Edition)
by Ursula Nordstrom
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Laura Ingalls Wilder. Crockett Johnson. Margaret Wise Brown. Ruth Krauss. Garth Williams. Maurice Sendak. Russell Hoban. Louise Fitzhugh. What do all of these names have in common? They are brilliant children's authors and illustrators who have been... (read more)

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Hans Christian Andersen: His Fairy Tale Life
Hans Christian Andersen: His Fairy Tale Life
by Hjordis Varmer
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This beautifully illustrated biography commemorates the bicentennial of Hans Christian Andersenand#8217;s birth. Written by one of Denmarkand#8217;s best-known childrenand#8217;s authors, Hjand#248;rdis Varmer, the book chronicles the fairy-tale like... (read more)

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Hole in My Life
Hole in My Life
by Jack Gantos
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Becoming a writer the hard way In the summer of 1971, Jack Gantos was an aspiring writer looking for adventure, cash for college tuition, and a way out of a dead-end job. For ten thousand dollars, he recklessly agreed to help sail a sixty-foot yacht... (read more)

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Stories of My Life
Stories of My Life
by Katherine Paterson
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Wrtitten by Newbery Medalist Katherine Paterson with painting by Caldecott winning illustrators Leo and Diane Dillon A beautiful mandarin duck is captured and caged by a greedy lord who wants to show off the bird's magnificent plumage. But the wild... (read more)

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China Homecoming
China Homecoming
by Jean Fritz
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"An intriguing fusion of autobiography, history, and travelogue . . . a personal, and finally, moving book. It is also a vivid portrait of a developing nation and a reminder that history is people who live through events and then go on".--Booklist.... (read more)

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The Art of Reading: Forty Illustrators Celebrate RIF's 50th Anniversary
The Art of Reading: Forty Illustrators Celebrate RIF's 50th Anniversary
by Leonard Marcus
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For forty years, the nonprofit literacy organization Reading Is Fundamental has been putting books into the hands of children across America. To commemorate its fortieth anniversary, it has brought together forty of the most celebrated children’s... (read more)

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