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A Poetry Handbook
A Poetry Handbook
by Mary Oliver
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I bought A Poetry Handbook when I entered my first poetry-writing class as an undergrad. My professor was a notorious curmudgeon who didn't spare anyone's feelings and expected each progressive class in the term "to separate the sheep from the goats." I... (read more)

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Don't Let Me Be Lonely
Don't Let Me Be Lonely
by Claudia Rankine
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There are little televisions throughout Don't Let Me Be Lonely. Really. Little photographs of televisions, sometimes depicting widely broadcast images from the news, sometimes only static, are interspersed throughout this long prose poem. The images come... (read more)

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The Important Book
The Important Book
by Margaret Wise Brown
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The important thing about this book is that you will love it. It is perfect for reading aloud with little ones. It has lovely, old-fashioned illustrations. And it is a classic, by the Grande Dame of children's books, Margaret Wise Brown. But the... (read more)

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Figures for a Darkroom Voice
Figures for a Darkroom Voice
by Noah Eli Gordon and Joshua Marie Wilkinson
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These aren't just two guys with three names each; these are two of the poets to watch in the next generation. Gordon just won the National Poetry Series Open (judged by the legendary John Ashbery) for his book Novel Pictorial Noise, and Wilkinson won the... (read more)

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Calm and Compassionate Children: A Handbook
Calm and Compassionate Children: A Handbook
by Susan Usha Dermond
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My son is only one year old, but I started reading Calm and Compassionate Children in the aisles and couldn't put it down. Though the author's anecdotes often involve school-aged children, her philosophy works for every family member. This is as much a... (read more)

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T Is for Tugboat: Navigating the Seas from A to Z
T Is for Tugboat: Navigating the Seas from A to Z
by Shoshanna Kirk
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Who can resist this gorgeous, whimsical abecedary of all things nautical? From the maritime flag endpapers to the sailors' knots, from the bow to the stern, little landlubbers will enjoy this seafaring excursion through the alphabet. The combination of... (read more)

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Handmade Home: Simple Ways to Repurpose Old Materials Into New Family Treasures
Handmade Home: Simple Ways to Repurpose Old Materials Into New Family Treasures
by Amanda Blake Soule
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Handmade Home is my favorite craft book of the year! Amanda Blake Soule doesn't just want you to get crafty, she wants you to think differently about the objects in your life. Soule's projects are no-fuss but classy, always incorporating reusable and... (read more)

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The Creative Family: How to Encourage Imagination & Nurture Family Connections
The Creative Family: How to Encourage Imagination & Nurture Family Connections
by Amanda Soule
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In economic depressions, we tend to spend more time at home with our families, finding entertainment in the things around us. Amanda Blake Soule lays out many art and craft projects for parents and kids that highlight using and appreciating what you have,... (read more)

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Wonders of Nature (Little Golden Books)
Wonders of Nature (Little Golden Books)
by Jane Werner Watson
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This classic Golden Book is finally back in print. My son and I love to pore over the colorful, detailed illustrations by the beloved Eloise Wilkin, and the simple, lovely words by Jane Werner Watson are perfect for short attention spans. Wonders of... (read more)

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Equivocal
Equivocal
by Julie Carr
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