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Friends Journal has “no hesitation in recommending [A Year of Borrowed Men] for families, meetings, and schools”

May 11th, 2017

“The text is clear and accessible to young readers. The narrative is interesting for reading aloud. The illustrations are beautiful full-page, and sometimes double-page, spreads, all in generous color. For me they combine clarity and immediacy with an evocative quality from the picture books of my own childhood. I have no hesitation in recommending this […]

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A Year of Borrowed Men, “can teach young children to see the humanity of people at war.”—Youth Services Book Reviews

July 25th, 2016

Rating: 4 Genre:  Historical picture book What did you like about the book? In Germany during World War II, Gerda’s family is given three French prisoners to work with them on their farm. Gerda’s mother is kind to the men, although they are required to sleep in an outbuilding . When a neighbor spies the three prisoners […]

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Six Pajama Press titles featured in the Spring 2016 edition of Best Books for Kids & Teens

May 20th, 2016

We are thrilled to announce that six recent Pajama Press titles have been selected and featured in the Spring 2016 edition of Best Books for Kids & Teens: Ben Says Goodbye—STARRED SELECTION 978-1-927485-79-8  Hardcover with dust jacket Written by Sarah Ellis Illustrated by Kim La Fave Elephant Journey: The True Story of Three Zoo Elephants […]

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