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LPL_DanC made a comment Dec 01 2017
"A strange book and a good story for middle graders. The first half of the book consists entirely of hand-drawn pictures, a la Selznick's recent works--The Invention of Hugo Cabret, and Wonderstruck. The other half consists of straight prose. Th..." Permalink
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LPL_DanC made a comment Dec 01 2017
"A beautiful picture book about a family putting their farm "to bed" for the winter through various chores such as harvesting the last of the crops, chopping wood, and moving machines into storage. The quiet, incantatory feel of this boo..." Permalink
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LPL_DanC made a comment Nov 09 2017
"Todd Haynes new film adaptation of Wonderstruck was a hit at the Cannes Film Fest and looks to be almost as beautiful as the book. From Brian Selznick, whose Invention of Hugo Cabret introduced the 300+ page picture book for middle grade readers...." Permalink
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LPL_DanC made a comment Nov 02 2017
"Yuval Zommer is an amazing illustrator, and this is some of his best work. Something about these dogs always makes me smile." Permalink
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LPL_DanC made a comment Nov 02 2017
"If the release of JFK assassination documents in the fall of 2017 has rekindled your interest in the subject, this book is a great pickup. Written by the grandaughter of Abraham Zapruder, who shot the 26 seconds of film capturing the events on De..." Permalink
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