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Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn

There is a lot to look forward to in Autumn: the chill in the air, the leaves falling, the colours. Kenard Pak‘s Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn follows a girl on her walk through the transition between summer and autumn. She notices … Continue reading

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Pool

I first picked up Pool by JiHyeon Lee because it was The Original Art Gold Medal Winner, and yes, the illustrations are gorgeous. What I found sticking with me, though, is the story. “But it’s a wordless book,” some might say. … Continue reading

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House Held Up By Trees

A quiet and compelling picture book, House Held Up By Trees features a little house and the changes it goes through over the years, first being surrounded by closely cropped grass and finally being abandoned by its people yet held up … Continue reading

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And Then It’s Spring

It may be summer weather in Michigan, but it’s not hard to remember the brown of pre-spring. And Then It’s Spring perfectly captures the angst of a long winter’s longing for green. The hope of a seed dropped into brown earth, and … Continue reading

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