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May 28, 2015

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New Titles from Douglas Florian, Courtney Summers, & Phillip Hoose | SLJ Sneak Peek

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A zany send-up to Star Wars and a fanciful dragon tale are some of the kid-friendly picture books featured in SLJ‘s May 2015 issue. And important titles from heavy hitters Phillip Hoose and Courtney Summers are just some of the works for older readers highlighted. Check out the latest sneak peek of reviews appearing in the next print issue.

Moonbird, Delaware Shore Bird that Inspired Phillip Hoose Book, Still Flies

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A rare shore bird, who Phillip Hoose profiled in his award-winning book Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with Great Survivor B95 (Farrar, 2012), was spotted flying over Delaware Bay this week, The Philadelphia Inquirer reports in its blog today.

Pick of the Day: Moonbird (AUDIO)

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Phillip Hoose describes a year in the life of a rufa red knot in the audiobook Moonbird and does a superb job of narrating the text.