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Laura Amy Schlitz

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Professor: Great Summer Reads for Kids of All Ages

Tennessee Today
Princess Cora and the Crocodile, written by Laura Amy Schlitz and illustrated by Brian Floca. When Princess Cora asks for help from her fairy godmother, she doesn't expect a crocodile! But the croc and Cora change places and everyone learns a thing or two.

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Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Jack Laverick, 25, of Sheffield, United Kingdom, and Amy Fox, 25, of Little Rock. Dwayne Lee, 35, and Ashley Holden, 33, both of North Little Rock. Bryan Rindal, 30, and Rebecca Schlitz, 29, both of Benton. Hayden Leibrock, 25, and Laura Brosious, 24 ...

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Books in Brief: The Hate U Give, Princess Cora and the Crocodile, Jabari Jumps

Buffalo News
This stunning, timely and critically important debut novel tackles tough issues of police violence and racism through the experience of a 16-year-old girl who is the only witness when her childhood friend is killed by a police officer during a traffic ...

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She Persisted: Girls Find a Way to Live on Their Own Terms

New York Times
Laura Amy Schlitz's witty writing matches perfectly with the energetic watercolors by Brian Floca, who won the Caldecott Medal for “Locomotive.” I dare you not to laugh at the pink-frocked reptile desperately trying to jump rope. In the end the adults ...

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