“One Cool Friend” by Toni Buzzeo

    I found the book, “One Cool Friend” to be a totally charming read. It isn’t the sort of thing I would ordinarily pick up to preview, but our assignment was to review one of the awards or honors books, so I decided to give it a try. I usually tend towards soft, lush, […]

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The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman

 I am smitten with the Smitten Kitchen Cookbook. The cover caught my eye, the   recipes inside delight! Author and self described “homecook” Deb Perelman begins her cookbook with a snapshot of her tiny kitchen in New York City, complete with lack of counter space and creative storage. One feels that if she can create […]

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Sleep Like a Tiger by Mary Logue and illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski

  This beautifully illustrated bedtime story begins with a little girl who didn’t want to sleep. After declaring repeatedly that she is not sleepy, her calm parents remind her to change into pajamas and wash up and climb into bed. Once in bed (though not tired), she asks many questions about how animals sleep. As […]

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