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Audio from Atinuke, author of Horn Book honor book Anna Hibiscus

Tweet Listen in as Atinuke talks about what moved her to write the Anna Hibiscus series and reads an excerpt from book 1 in the Anna Hibiscus series. Anna Hibiscus Book 1 Ages: 5-9 5.99 paperback 12.99 library bound Save … Continue reading

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New app for fans of the Usborne Sticker Dolly books!

Tweet All the fun of sticker dolly books, for your iPhone or iPad – Check it out on iTunes for just 5.99. A sticker dressing app for girls based on the bestselling and much-loved Usborne Sticker Dolly Dressing books. Little … Continue reading

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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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Anna Hibiscus – the elusive, perfect early chapter book series!

Tweet I have fallen completely, head over heels in love with this new series, from Kane/Miller Books and author Atinuke, about little Anna Hibiscus (who lives in Africa, amazing Africa).   While it’s set in modern day Africa, the themes … Continue reading

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