Daphne Kalmar’s new middle grade novel, Stealing Mt Rushmore:
“Daphne Kalmar has created a wonderfully imperfect cast of characters and gathered them into a story that will break your heart. . . and heal it again. Stealing Mt. Rushmore has it all.” —Marion Dane Bauer, author of the Newbery Honor novel On My Honor
Daphne Kalmar brings to life the social and political upheaval of the 1970s, revealing the heart of a family on the verge of falling apart and the courage of a young girl who does all she can to bring them together.
It’s the summer of 1974. Nellie’s turned thirteen. Her best friend, Maya, has a crush on a boy. President Nixon might get impeached. And her mom’s run off. The money for their family road trip to see Mt. Rushmore is missing and her dad’s crawled into bed and won’t get up.
Nellie’s sure the trip out West will fix her family, and she’ll do almost anything to come up with the cash. But she begins to wonder why it’s always her, the girl, who’s stuck with the dishes and everything else. And how can a mom just up and leave with no note, no forwarding address, no nothing?
To purchase copies of Stealing Mt Rushmore, please click here.
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Ruth Spiro and Irene Chan’s three new Baby Loves books, Baby Loves the Five Senses: Taste, Smell, and Touch:
“Higher concept board books are available in many shapes and sizes, and this series is particularly successful as it keeps the science as simple as possible. Babies and toddlers will be attracted to the joyful, inviting illustrations depicting familiar activities, and parents will love the practical explanation of the different senses.”—School Library Journal
Accurate enough for an expert, yet simple enough for baby, these brainy books explore the science behind your sense of touch, taste and smell. Irene Chan’s bright, kid-friendly illustrations and Ruth Spiro’s age-appropriate, scientifically-vetted text reveal the mysteries of the senses!
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BIG congrats to Daphne and Ruth!