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Eggs of Things: Anne Sexton and Maxine Cumin’s Science-Inspired 1963 Children’s Book
Eggs of Things: Anne Sexton and Maxine Cumin’s Science-Inspired 1963 Children’s Book

“These are all eggs of things. They will be our secret.”

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Made More Wonderful by Graphic Artist Michael Sieben
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Made More Wonderful by Graphic Artist Michael Sieben

“Hearts will never be practical until they can be made unbreakable.”

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Advice to Little Girls: Young Mark Twain’s Little-Known, Lovely 1865 Children’s Book
Advice to Little Girls: Young Mark Twain’s Little-Known, Lovely 1865 Children’s Book

“Good little girls always show marked deference for the aged. You ought never to ‘sass’ old people unless they ‘sass’ you first.”

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My Father’s Arms Are a Boat: A Tender Norwegian Tale of Love and Loss
My Father’s Arms Are a Boat: A Tender Norwegian Tale of Love and Loss

Reconciling the yin-yang of existence in the snowy Scandinavian outdoors.

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The Bed Book: Sylvia Plath’s Vintage Poems for Kids, Illustrated by Quentin Blake
The Bed Book: Sylvia Plath’s Vintage Poems for Kids, Illustrated by Quentin Blake

“Most Beds are Beds for sleeping and resting, but the best Beds are much more interesting!”

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Marriage Equality for Kids: The True Story of Central Park Zoo’s Gay Penguin Family, Illustrated
Marriage Equality for Kids: The True Story of Central Park Zoo’s Gay Penguin Family, Illustrated

“We’ll call her Tango … because it takes two to make a Tango.”

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