Posts Tagged ‘juvenile-non-fiction’

CM Magazine calls Too Young to Escape "a page-turner"

October 9th, 2018

“Rating: 5…Van’s story is necessarily informed by Skrypuch’s research and imagination in addition to Van’s memories of her distant childhood as corroborated by other members of her family. The product, is an extremely engaging account of a childhood in challenging circumstances…. Van’s story is a page-turner. Children will relate to her sense of injustice…. Too […]

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Canadian Children's BookNews calls Bat Citizens: Defending the Ninjas of the Night "a must-have title for all young science and animal enthusiasts"

September 14th, 2018

“Creatures of the night, bats are definitely cool. The second largest group of mammals in the world, and the only mammals capable of true flight, bats are shadowy and fascinating, a perennial favourite amongst kids. But, like so many other animals, many species of bats are threatened or endangered. In this highly engaging and informative […]

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Midwest Book Review calls Bat Citizens: Defending the Ninjas of the Night "an outstandingly informative and thoroughly 'kid friendly' book "

August 29th, 2018

“Of special note is the Spotlight features on ‘Bat Citizens’ make this an empowering book for children ages 8 to 12 seeking their own expressions of global citizenship. With informational sidebars, color photographs, a glossary and index, and a center-gatefold bat illustration, Bat Citizens is an outstandingly informative and thoroughly ‘kid friendly’ book that will […]

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Kirkus Reviews says of Bat Citizens: Defending the Ninjas of the Night to “look to this eye-catching book to be convinced of the wonders of the bat and how they are deserving of protection”

March 21st, 2018

“Chock-full of bat facts and photographs, this nonfiction book for young readers makes the case for bat conservation, including challenges that face the species and possible solutions….The smaller ‘bat facts’ and ‘batty ideas’ boxed items, on the other hand, fit in nicely with surrounding photographs….[A] striking center gatefold allows readers a closer look at a […]

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Baker & Taylor’s CATS Meow Newsletter featured The Wolves Return: A New Beginning for Yellowstone National Park as a Staff Pick

November 29th, 2016

“The Wolves Return is both a beautifully and a realistically illustrated picture book. It offers young readers just the right amount of text and back story to give them a complete picture of the purposeful reintroduction of gray wolves in 1995-1996 to Yellowstone National Park without getting too fact-heavy. Publishing 20 years after this historic […]

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The Wolves Return: A New Beginning for Yellowstone National Park

November 29th, 2016

“…The Wolves Return is another book by the environmental writer/illustrator Celia Godkin….Thirteen Canadian wolves were released into Yellowstone National Park in 1995 and a further ten the following year. Enough time has now passed to fully appreciate the positive effects that the re-introduction of this one species has had on the entire ecological system. This has […]

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