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Letters to Rome find a home in new book

Out of the mouths of babes? I think so; the questions inside “Dear Pope Francis” are sweet and innocent, but heavy in nature and they may be issues that you wrestle with, too. That means you’ll likely enjoy what you read, just as much as your child will.

Literary Las Vegas: Wendy Bowles

Alarmed at childhood obesity rates and growing numbers of people with diabetes, certified nutritional consultant Wendy Bowles wrote the children’s picture book “Super Dandy’s Green Drink,” illustrated by Herb Russel

Literary Las Vegas: Julia Lee

Julia Lee, assistant professor of English at UNLV and author of "The American Slave Narrative and the Victorian Novel," turns her attention to classic children's television in the book "Our Gang: A Racial History of The Little Rascals."