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Imogene's Last Stand

By Dawn Friedman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Tenacious girl fights to preserve her historical society.

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Effortlessly including historical quotes throughout Imogene's dialogue, this book manages to be entertaining and educational. Imogene's plight and earnestness will have kids rooting for her even if they haven't given historical preservation a second thought. For kids who are intrigued, the book offers a way to learn more with front and end pages that showcase Imogene's inspirational heroes.

 The pen and ink illustrations are detailed as befits a book with lots of dusty artifacts in the background. Imogene's determination comes through, too, as the pictures effectively depict her stomping, shaking her fist, and hollering to be heard. With her brown bob and high spirits, she looks a little bit like a studious version of Beverly Cleary's Ramona.

There is lots of detail in the well-wrought scenery and Imogene's determination comes through loud and clear in every picture.

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