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Anita Silvey

4.03 of 5 Votes: 2
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Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Children's Book (2009)
3.88 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Memories cam flooding back as I reconnected with some very old titles! I was and am very fond of these books. They evoke feelings and experiences with other characters- Mary Poppins, King Arthur, Horton, Anne Frank, Meg and Charles Wallace, Johnny Tremain, and Homer Price - and o...
The Plant Hunters: True Stories of Their Daring Adventures to the Far Corners of the Earth (2012)
3.83 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: I read this aloud to my 8 year old. While it held his attention, I had to whip out all of my acting skills. I felt like for all the zinging statements, it was a little redundant. I kind of want to go back through and take notes to figure out exactly how much actual content is ...
I'll Pass For Your Comrade: Women Soldiers in the Civil War (2008)
3.58 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Silvey, Anita. I’ll Pass for your Comrade. New York: Clarion Books, 2008 (nonfiction)Silvey takes the reader through the linear journey of women’s involvement in the Civil War. Starting with an explanation of motives (money, kinship, sense of duty) to preparation to combat and f...
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