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Abrams Books for Young Readers
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This fast-paced, high-energy picture book tells the true story of Sarah Emma Edmonds, who at age nineteen disguised herself as a m...an in order to fight in the Civil War. She took the name Frank Thompson and joined a Michigan army regiment to battle the Confederacy. Sarah excelled as a soldier and nurse on the battlefield. Because of her heroism, she was asked to become a spy. Her story comes to life through the signature illustrations and design of John Hendrix and the exciting storytelling of Marissa Moss.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/1/2011Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Read More

Abrams Books for Young Readers
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Minette's Feast introduces the iconic American chef Julia Child to a new audience of young readers through the story of her spirit...ed cat, Minette, whom Julia adopted when living in Paris. While Julia is in the kitchen learning to master delicious French dishes, the only feast Minette is truly interested in is that of fresh mouse! This lively story is complete with an author's note, a bibliography, and actual quotations from Julia Child and comes just in time for the 100th anniversary of her birth.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/1/2012Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Read More

Abrams Books for Young Readers
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Carl Warner is a professional photographer known for his miniature landscapes made entirely from edible ingredients. A World of Fo...od presents 12 of his amazing pictures, each one showing young readers what the world might look like if there were only a single color. “Yellow is a desert made of pasta palm trees, cereal sand, and swiss cheese pyramids, while “Orange features pumpkin cottages, carrot trees, and apricot leaves. Playful verse accompanies each image, guiding viewers through the pictures and inviting them to figure out the various foods used (which are all identified at the back of the book). This is a wonderful book about colors and creativity for parents and children to look through together and discover the many different foods that make up Warner’s fantastical world.Praise for A World of FoodChildren will delight in pointing at the sweet ingredients, such as meringue clouds and lollipop trees.—Wall Street JournalKids and adults alike will marvel at these painstakingly assembled and composed photos, eagerly identifying the foods that make up the details of the landscapes.—Kirkus ReviewsBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/1/2012Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Read More

Abrams Books for Young Readers
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The ever-fascinating story of the legendary pilot is given new life in this vividly told true-life adventure. Ever since Amel...ia Earhart and her plane disappeared on July 2, 1937, people have wanted to know more about this remarkable woman. Amelia Earhart follows the charismatic aviator from her first sight of an airplane at the age of ten to the last radio transmission she made before she vanished. Illustrated with original artworks, contemporary photographs, quotes, and details, this is a great introduction to the famous pilot. The book includes a bibliography and an index.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/1/2008Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Read More

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