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Mrs. Farquharson’s musings about books for children and young adults

Archive for October, 2011

150 Years Ago

October12

Since our nation is marking the Sesquicentennial of the United States Civil War from 2011 to 2015, there have been many books published to explain this historic event that occurred 150 years ago. Two books have recently been published about the same Civil War participant.   One of the personalities/heroes of the Civil War was […]

Remembering Andy Warhol

October2

They always say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself. Andy Warhol   This quote introduces Bonnie Christensen’s outstanding book, Fabulous!: A Portrait of Andy Warhol (Henry Holt, 2011). Christensen explains to readers that Andy Warhol was the Prince of Pop, the King of Cool, and internationally famous when he […]


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