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ABC: The Alphabet from the Sky

ABC: The Alphabet from the Sky by Benedikt Gross and Joey Lee is a fascinating look at found letters from an aerial view. Find one letter per page (though sometimes there are bonuses) and in the bottom right corner, the geographical coordinates … Continue reading

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Rad American Women A – Z

This nonfiction picture book has twenty-five page long biographies (X is a unique tribute to all those “women whose names we don’t know”) about historic women, including many less often lauded historical figures such as Dolores Huerta, The Grimke Sisters, Patti … Continue reading

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123 Versus ABC

If a book about numbers and a book about letters meshed, and then the numbers and the letters fought about whose book it was, well, you’d have 123 Versus ABC by Mike Boldt. The letter A and the number 1 host a growing parade of … Continue reading

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Alphabet Room

I do love a good alphabet book. Sara Pinto’s Alphabet Room seems standard at first look. Yes, A is for apples and under the flap the apples are rolling on the floor. B is for bowls; under the flap there are the … Continue reading

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ABCs

Charlie Harper‘s ABCs is filled with artistic animal renderings. There are a ton of alphabet books out there and still, you need this one too, because the art is simple, beautiful and colorful.

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Z is for Moose

At first I thought this was going to be just like A is for Salad, which I love. Z is for Moose, though, is its own story, and a funny one to boot. Not your typical ABC book, Moose has character development … Continue reading

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Amelia to Zora: Twenty-Six Women Who Changed the World

There is an inspiring woman for every letter of the alphabet. Cynthia Chin-Lee gives mini biographies on über famous people, such as Oprah, as well as lesser-known but equally inspiring visionaries such as Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, first female president of … Continue reading

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An Annoying ABC

It only took Adelaide to set off a domino effect involving annoyance, fuming, irritation and upending. Barbara Bottner‘s text is tight, the words are expressive and perfect for story-time in preschool or word study in kindergarten and up. Michael Emberley‘s … Continue reading

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An Edible Alphabet: 26 Reasons to Love the Farm

Let’s start the new year with an ABC book for more than just the very young.  It’s a hybrid  nonfiction book with a bit of poetry and a few narrative anecdotes rounding out the lush information.  For the very young, … Continue reading

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If Rocks Could Sing: A Discovered Alphabet

Calling all baby geologists and kid rock collectors! Take a long look at If Rocks Could Sing by Leslie McGuirk, an avid searcher of rocks and interpreter of rock shapes.  All but one of the alphabet rocks came from Florida—it makes … Continue reading

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