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book review, Elizabeti's Doll, by Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen and illustrated by Christy Hale (Elizabeti series)

Stuve-Bodeen, S. (1998). Elizabeti’s Doll.(Illustrated by C.Hale). New York: Lee and Low Books.

Summary: Elizabeti is a little girl in Africa who gets a new baby brother. 428 more words

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book review, White Water, by Michael S. Bancy and Eric Stein, illustrated by Shadra Strickland

Bancy, M. S. & Stein, E. (2011), White Water. (Illustrated by S. Strickland). Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press.

Summary: Based on a true story from author Bancy’s childhood, young Michael loves to go into town with his grandmother. 462 more words

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China Wealthiest Tempted Overseas

More than 76,000 Chinese millionaires emigrated or acquired citizenship of another country in the decade through 2013 amid global expansion by the nation’s companies. Australia was among the most favored destinations, broker Knight Frank LLP said on Thursday, citing data compiled by law firm Fragomen LLP. 284 more words

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book review, Queen Nzinga, written by Aleksandar Panev and illustrated by Thomas Stefflbauer

Panev, A., (2007). Queen Nzinga. (T. Stefflbauer, Illustrator). Austin, TX: Steck-Vaughn.

Summary: Queen Nzinga was the Queen of Ndongo, modern day Angola. In 1576, the Portuguese founded a city and Port in Ndongo called Luanda. 254 more words

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book review, MARCH: Book One, by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin, illustrated by Nate Powell

Lewis, J., Aydin, A., (2013). March: Book one. (N.Powell, Illustrator) Marietta, GA: Top Shelf Productions

Summary: In March, Book One, Lewis has two children visit him in his office as senator.  529 more words

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book review, Malcolm X: A Fire Burning Brightly, by Walter Dean Myers, illustrated by Leonard Jenkins

Myers, W. D. (2000). Malcolm X: A fire burning brightly. (L. Jenkins, Illustrator) New York, NY: Amistad.

Summary: In this biography Myers’ chronicles the major events of Malcolm’s life. 594 more words

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book review, Charles and Emma: The Darwins' Leap of Faith, by Deborah Heiligman (Science title for high school)

Heiligman, D. (2009). Charles and Emma: The Darwins’ Leap of Faith. New York, NY: Henry Holt

Summary: In Charles and Emma: The Darwins’ Leap of Faith, … 684 more words

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