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A Christmas Like Helen’s by Natalie Kinsey Warnock and Mary Azarian

TITLE: A Christmas Like Helen’s AUTHOR: Natalie Kinsey Warnock ILLUSTRATOR: Mary Azarian PUBLISHED BY: Houghton Mifflin A Christmas Like Helen’s tells of  the late-1800’s farm Christmas in Vermont of Kinsey-Warnock’s grandmother Helen. Firmly rooted in the tradition of their ancestors, Helen’s family stories by the stove of those who have come before: grandfather’s 6 week journey…

A River of Words

A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams

Title: A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams Author: Jen Bryant Illustrator: Melissa Sweet Publisher: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers In November I posted about the NYTimes 10 best illustrated books of the year 2008. I’ve finally gotten my hands on the one I was most interested to see, A River of…

The Holy Twins

The Holy Twins

Author: Kathleen Norris Illustrator: Tomi DePaola Publisher: G. P. Putnam & Sons   I have a big list of posts I want to do, and I’ve featured Tomie DePaola recently but today is the Feast of St. Scholastic, and one of my favorite DePaola books is his book The Holy Twinsabout the life of Sts…