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Monday, July 3, 2017

NF Sightings from ALA Annual Conference at Chicago

Here are a few titles I picked up the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. #alaac17

Note: Louise is still responsible for all the reviews during 2017 while Cathy is on Sabbatical. She returns February 2018.

Poppies of Iraq 
Written by Brigitte Findakly
Drawn by Lewis Trondheim
Poppies of Iraq is a graphic memoir about Findakly's relationship with              her homeland Iraq. 

The Man Who Loved Libraries: The Story of Andrew Carnegie
Story by Andrew Larson; Pictures by Katty Maurey

The Girl Who Drew Butterflies:                                                                   How Maria Merian's Art Changed Science
by Joyce Sidman

Dangerous Jane
by Suzanne Slade; Illustrated by Alice Ratterree

The 57 Bus
A True Story by Dashka Slater
Two sides of the same crime
Two ends of the same line


  1. HUGE fan of Joyce Sidman's poetry here!! I cannot wait for this book on Merian! Very exciting!

    1. Hi Maria: I, too, am a huge fan of Joyce S. ''When I flipped the pages, I was surprised because it is not poetry!