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Midwest Book Review praises A Year of Borrowed Men as “A fine story…seldom told for this age range.”

Posted on June 16th, 2016 by pajamapress

A Year of Borrowed Men | Michelle Barker & Renné Benoit | Pajama PressA Year of Borrowed Men is illustrated by Renné Benoit and tells of how World War II ‘borrows’ the men in seven-year-old Gerda’s family to use as soldiers. In turn, the German government provides three French prisoners of war who must work the farm in their place. The family is ordered to treat these men as war criminals, but Gerda is not so sure. Can’t they be nice to them? A fine story of ‘borrowed men’ and their effects evolves in a story seldom told for this age range.”

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Midwest Book Review highly recommends Timo’s Garden

Posted on April 15th, 2016 by pajamapress

Timo's Garden | Victoria Allenby & Dean Griffiths | Pajama Press“An ideal addition to school and community library collections, and complete with an illustrated glossary of flowers, this beautifully-designed early reader is very highly recommended for children ages 5 to 8, and in grades 1-3.” —Midwest Book Review

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