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A Symphony of Whales

Title: A Symphony of Whales Author: Steven Schuch Illustrator: Peter Sylvada Publisher, Year: HMH Books for Young Readers, 2002 Number of pages: 32 Genre: Fiction Descriptive Annotation: Based on a true story, Steve Schuch writes a story about a young girl … Continue reading

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In the Time of the Drums

Title: In the Time of the Drums Author: Kim L. Siegelson Illustrator: Brian Pinkney Publisher and Year: Hyperion Books For Children, 1999 Number of pages: 28 pages Tags/Themes: Award Book, Colleen Swanson, Slavery, Culture, 6-8, Social Science, Diversity, Emotion, Fine … Continue reading

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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

Author(s): Simms Taback Illustrator/Photographer: Simms Taback Publisher and Year: Viking, 1999 Number of pages: 31 pages Tags/Themes: Award Book, Culture, Diversity, Social Science, Music, K-5, Colleen Swanson Genre: Fiction, Picture Book Descriptive Annotation: This Caldecott Medal winning story follows a … Continue reading

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Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin

Title: Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Author(s): Lloyd Moss Illustrator/Photographer: Marjorie Priceman Publisher and Year: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1995 Number of pages: 27 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Award Book, Music, Instruments, K-5, 6-8 Genre:  Non-Fiction       … Continue reading

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