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And the third and final Give Away, goes to [drum roll] NikolaBooks. Congratulations, Nikola. Nikola, please email me at note to phpowell@talesforallages.com and let me know if you simply want it signed, or signed to you or . . . …

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Loving, the movie, is spectacular. The actors were cast to look just like the characters they portray. What’s more, the essence of each character is true, with few exceptions, to my mind. Joel Edgerton looks so much like Richard Loving I don’t …

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Thank you everyone for signing up for the blog and commenting so you might win my book, Loving vs. Virginia. Remember, you have to comment to get a book, so that I will know if you want one. So, if you haven’t left …

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  Loving vs. Virginia, a documentary novel told in verse by Patricia Hruby Powell and illustrated by Shadra Strickland has a release date of January 31, 2017.   But I have some early copies in hand (not ARCs, but the …

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School Library Journal starred review May 2014 audio CD Recorded Books Read by Lizan Mitchell   Gr. 2-5 Powell, Patricia Hruby. Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker. Born into the slums of St. Louis in 1906, Josephine Baker had …

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Welcome, Gretchen Woelfle, my friend and guest blogger. Thanks, Patricia, for inviting me to the Writer’s Process blog on your very own blog, and for showing me how it can be done here. [http://talesforallages.com/what-how-and-why-do-you-write/] At the moment I’m blogless, but …

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We’re on a writing-process blog tour. Authors are telling how and why they write. Interested? It’s sort of a chain letter of writers answering 4 simple—but not really that simple—questions about their process. I was asked to do this, first …

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“Children’s Books: Now Introducing the Sensational Josephine Baker”    1/10/17 Wall Street Journal ‘As regal as a queen by day, as wild as a leopard by night”: The exuberant, exotic and almost impossibly glamorous Josephine Baker streaked across the cultural …

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<<http://www.shelf-awareness.com>>. November 27, 2013 children’s book Book Review:  “…staccato phrases move like music…” Children’s Review: Josephine Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker by Patricia Hruby Powell , illus. by Christian Robinson (Chronicle, $17.99 hardcover, 104p., ages 7-10, 9781452103143, January 14, …

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Josephine’s first two reviews are starred! So this is blatant toasting. The reviews follow. The book will be released January 14, 2014. Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker By Patricia Hruby Powell Illustrated by Christian Robinson Publishers Weekly Starred …

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