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An ABA Pick of the List


In and Around Los Angeles

Written by Julie Jaskol and Brian Lewis , Illustrated by Elisa Kleven 

Dutton Children's Books, 1999

New Edition by Angel City Press, 2008

“Readers will take away a portrait of an urban center teeming with cultural and geographical diversity..”
-- starred, Publishers Weekly


“Jaskol and Lewis’s book captures a vivid sense of a major urban area’s bustle, diversity, and character...children everywhere will find new details at every pass.”
-- Kirkus, starred review 


“Kleven has created gorgeously colored spreads...A delightful introduction to an amazing metropolis.”
-- Booklist 


“A valuable, entertaining resource that will inspire readers to explore their own communities...”
-- School Library Journal

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