Children’s Book Review: Busy Builders Book Kits from Silver Dolphin Books

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Children’s Book Review: Busy Builders Book Kits from Silver Dolphin Books

BUSY BUILDERS: CONSTRUCTION SITE By: Katherine Sully Illustrated by: Carles Ballesteros Published: December 20, 2016 Publisher: Silver Dolphin Books Fiction BUSY BUILDERS: FIRE STATION By: Chris Oxlade Illustrated by: Carles Ballesteros Published: December 20, 2016 Publisher: Silver Dolphin Books Fiction BUSY BUILDERS: AIRPORT By: Timothy Knapman Illustrated by: Carles Ballesteros Published: December 20, 2016 Publisher:…

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Book Review: Me & Milo the Great By Michelle Schlicher

ME & MILO THE GREAT A Novel By: Michelle Schlicher Published: September 14, 2017 Publisher: Michelle Schlicher Fiction I wasn’t sure what to expect from Iowa author Michelle Schlicher’s newest book. The synopsis doesn’t tell the reader much about the story and you go in a little blind. But, since I had read one of…

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Children’s Book Review: Scanorama Books By Anna Claybourne

SCANORAMA: AMAZING ANIMALS Slide…Scan…and Reveal By: Anna Claybourne Published: September 13, 2016 Publisher: Silver Dolphin Books Non-Fiction These fascinating books featuring amazing animals across our vast world are much more than just the typical non-fiction books. What sets them apart is the unique x-ray strip that lets you scan across the page to see inside…

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Book Review: Reading People By Anne Bogel

READING PEOPLE How Seeing the World Through the Lens of Personality Changes Everything By: Anne Bogel Published: September 19, 2017 Publisher: Baker Books Non-Fiction Have you ever thought about how your personality affects the way you interact with your spouse, children, family, co-workers, or friends? Have you considered that maybe the difficulty you are having…

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Children’s Book Review: Freddy the Frogcaster and the Flash Flood

FREDDY THE FROGCASTER AND THE FLASH FLOOD By: Janice Dean “The Weather Machine” Illustrated by: Russ Cox Published: August 21, 2017 Publisher: Regnery Kids Fiction Unfortunately, there are thousands of children in the US and surrounding Carribean areas that have been dealing with horrific disasters from Hurricane Harvey and Hurrican Irma. I can’t even fathom…

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Children’s Book Review: Code 7 By Bryan R. Johnson

CODE 7 Cracking the Code for an Epic Life By: Bryan R. Johnson Published: August 21, 2017 Publisher: Candy Wrapper Inc. Fiction This upper-elementary/middle-grade novel offers inspiration for kids on what it means to inspire others. Through seven chapters, you are introduced to various students and scenarios at Flint Hill Elementary School. Each chapter involves students…

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Book Review: Organize Your Way By Katie and Kelly McMenamin

ORGANIZE YOUR WAY Simple Strategies for Every Personality Type By: Katie McMenamin and Kelly McMenamin Published: March 14, 2017 Publisher: Sterling For many, September is the start of a new year. With getting the kids back to school and back into a routine, it is also natural to get our homes reorganized and systems in…

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Books that Came in August 2017

As summer is ending, I’m looking back on my last three months and can’t believe what a whirlwind it was. What I had planned to be a relaxing summer full of reading and family time turned into an overwhelming summer with the loss of my dear friend and librarian. After spending many days working at…

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Children’s Book Review: Towers Falling By Jewell Parker Rhodes

TOWERS FALLING By: Jewell Parker Rhodes Published: July 12, 2016 Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Fiction/Junior Fiction Several years ago, I read Jewell Parker Rhodes book on Hurricane Katrina. It too was written for middle-grade readers as a way to understand what happened during the disaster in New Orleans. NINTH WARD focused on…

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