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Missing: A Memoir

Missing: A Memoir

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Cornelia Maude Spelman’s memoir of her family springs from a meeting and subsequent friendship with the late, legendary New Yorker editor William Maxwell. In the 1920s, he and her parents had been friends as undergraduates at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. When Spelman hints at what she thinks of as the failure of her parents’ lives, he...

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When I Miss You

When I Miss You

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In this picture book from the well-received ‘The Way I Feel’ series, Spelman offers support for children with separation anxiety and, in a note to parents and teachers, practical advice for helping children cope. A little guinea pig narrates, telling her parents how she feels and how she comforts herself when they leave her at day care or with...

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