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This is the Tree featured on ChoiceLiteracy.com

Tweet Start school with rhythm. While This Is the Tree provides interesting facts about the African Baobab tree and engenders further curiosity about the African Savannah, its poetic structures lend themselves to frames for student writing. Read the review and … Continue reading

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New Title by Horn Book Award winner Atinuke

Tweet No. 1 Car Spotter Author: Atinuke Ages 9 yrs and up Kane Miller Paperback $5.99 Themes: Multi-Generational, Africa, Family, Responsibility. Oluwalase Babatunde Benson lives in a small village somewhere in Africa. He’s known as “No.1 car spotter” by friends … Continue reading

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Anna Hibiscus listed as a Boston Globe Horn Book Honor title

Tweet The Anna Hibiscus series from Kane/Miller is simply the best early chapter book series I’ve ever read. It has humor, emotional connection, thought provoking situations and a wide world view, yet is so accessibly written for young readers. A … Continue reading

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Book of the Week – Rope ’em by Stacy Nyikos

Tweet Author: Stacy Nyikos Ages 4 yrs + 36pp Hardback Kane Miller $15.99 Oklahoma author of “Rope ‘Em”, Stacy Nyikos, was recently featured in the Tulsa World. She hosted a book signing at the Oklahoma Aquarium. Below is a link … Continue reading

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Boom Bah! – Publishers Weekly review

Tweet It really is quite wonderful to work for a publishing company that consistently produces books that receive such positive industry reviews. Publisher’s Weekly Boom Bah! Phil Cummings, illus. by Nina Rycroft. EDC/Kane Miller, $15.99 (32p) ISBN 978-1-935279-22-8 “Ting!” a … Continue reading

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Publisher’s Weekly reviews “Passing By” – city life from a preschooler’s perspective

Tweet — Publishers Weekly, 1/25/2010 Picture Books Passing By Yona Tepper, trans. by Deborah Guthman, illus. by Gil-Ly Alon Curiel. EDC/Kane Miller, $15.99 (40p) ISBN 978-1-935279-36-5 Tepper’s account of a preschooler’s day reflects the watching and waiting that can make … Continue reading

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