Review: Ox-Cart Man

"In October he backed his ox into his cart and he and his family filled it up with everything they made or grew all year long that was left over." With these words begins the classic Ox-Cart Man, written by Donald Hall and illustrated by Barbara Cooney. This Caldecott Medal winner is a treasure of spare American…

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Book List: Treasuries

This week I am delighted to introduce the first of my Book Lists, which will feature a selection of titles following a given theme. I am particularly excited to share these essential treasuries of children's stories and poems, as they are among my very favorite books for readers of all ages. My own family's copies…