Welcome back to EBYR All Over, a Friday roundup of all the EBYR-related news, reviews, interviews, and other interesting online content we can gather in a given week.

News from EBYR & Elsewhere

  • The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch
    The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch

    The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch was included in the yearly New York Public Library list of “100 notable titles for reading and sharing” (look about 3/4 of the way down on the right). The article recommends the book as a “powerful Identity Narratives Biography about the life of one of the first Multicultural congressmen serving during Reconstruction.”

  • Fur, Fins, and Feathers by Cassandre Maxwell was named one of the best nonfiction books of 2015 by The Nonfiction Detectives.
  • I’m Right Here was featured in the WATER list of December book recommendations. The post describes the book as “[a] sweet tale of intergenerational sharing of loves and fears. A great way to teach children about the inevitability of death and the helpfulness of hope in muddling along together. A precious read.”
  • Persephone was reviewed on the Rhapsody in Books blog. The reviewer gives the book four stars and says the story ” has a lot of appeal, and will no doubt inspire many questions from young readers . . . about origin stories, mythology generally, and even morality.”
  • Brother Hugo
    Brother Hugo and the Bear

    Booklist reviewed the recently-created DVD for Brother Hugo and the Bear. The review notes the “gifted narrator” and well-matched sound effects and music as well as the concluding historical note that “adds factual information to the amusing tale.”

  • Book People in Moscow, Idaho, published a reader review of Animal Beauty on their Facebook page. “I like this book a lot,” writes Audrey, a third grader. “I think that everyone should get this book and that it should be for all ages. Keep up the good work, author!”

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