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14 More New Nonfiction Picture Books for Home or School

This batch of nonfiction picture books has a little bit of almost everything–biographies, animals, dazzling illustrations, fascinating photos, laughs, drama, and insights into our amazing world. I hope these reviews are helpful to parents and educators searching for the best … Continue reading

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Some Baseball Books for the 2016 Hot Stove League

In last year’s round-up of baseball books, I said I’d be happy if the Cubs won 85 games, and the season ended up being quite a bit more successful than that with the most exciting season we’ve seen for a … Continue reading

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Some Good Baseball Books: 2015 Spring Training Edition

We’ve almost made it through the winter, and for Cubs fans this is looking like a better year than we’ve had for a while. Some are prognosticating greatness for this year’s North Siders, but I’ll be satisfied with 85 wins … Continue reading

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Eleven Quick Book Reviews

Here are some of my recent book reviews. All of these originally appeared in other places, in some cases in slightly different form. I hope at least one of the books in this post appeals to you! Jerry Lee Lewis: … Continue reading

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Some Baseball Books for the Off-Season

F. Scott Fitzgerald said, “Baseball is a game played by idiots for morons.” Well, count me among the morons, Francis, because I love it. As I write this post on a cold January day with icy rain clicking against the … Continue reading

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