Book Review

Children’s Book Review: My First Wild Activity Book By Isabel Otter-Barry Ross

MY FIRST WILD ACTIVITY BOOK By: Isabel Otter – Barry Ross Illustrated by: Maxime Lebrun Published: January 2, 2018 Publisher: Silver Dolphin Books Nonfiction   This is exactly the kind of book I loved as a kid and the kind of book I purchased when our kids were younger. This is the kind of activity book…
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Children’s Book Review: Eraser By Anna Kang

ERASER By: Anna Kang Illustrated by: Christopher Weyant Published: August 1, 2018 Publisher: Two Lions Fiction   Eraser is tired of being the clean-up crew at school. Pencil is so sharp. Cobalt is cool. Everyone loves Tape and Glue because they can make anything stick. Then Marker tells Eraser she can’t come to the science…
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Book Review and Author Interview: Good Apples By Susan Futrell

GOOD APPLES: Behind Every Bite By: Susan Futrell Published: September 1, 2017 Publisher: University of Iowa Press Non-Fiction Do you have a favorite apple? Have you ever thought of the work and care that goes into the planting, harvesting, and selling of the apples? Susan Futrell’s book takes readers through the history of the very…
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Children’s Book Review: Eppie the Elephant By Livingstone Crouse

EPPIE THE ELEPHANT (Who Was Allergic to Peanuts) By: Livingstone Crouse Illustrated by: Steve Brown Published: August 7, 2018 Publisher: Silver Dolphin Fiction   Food allergies are becoming more and more common and schools are making accommodations to make sure children with allergies are safe. Some schools are going completely “nut free” like our school or…
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Children’s Book Review: Birds and Their Feathers By Britta Teckentrup

BIRDS AND THEIR FEATHERS By: Britta Teckentrup Published: June 5, 2018 Publisher: Prestel Junior Non-Fiction   When I was a child, I remember the delight in finding a feather on our farm. They were usually nothing too exciting, but they were always soft. I would brush my fingers across the feather and carry it around.…
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Children’s Book Review: Who Eats Orange? By Dianne White

WHO EATS ORANGE? By: Dianne White Illustrated by: Robin Page Published: August 14, 2018 Publisher: Beach Lane Books Non-Fiction   Combine teaching your toddler their colors along with healthy eating in this unique book featuring all kinds of animals. Taking the reader through all the colors of the rainbow, the book asks who eats what…
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Children’s Book Review: It’s Show and Tell, Dexter! By Lindsay Ward

IT’S SHOW AND TELL, DEXTER! A Dexter T. Rexter Book By: Lindsay Ward Illustrated by: Lindsay Ward Published: July 17, 2018 Publisher: Two Lions Fiction/Picture Book   I don’t remember show and tell day from when I was a kid, but I do remember it as a parent. It is a stressful day and night…
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Book Review: Too Close to Breathe By Olivia Kiernan

TOO CLOSE TO BREATHE Frankie Sheehan #1 By: Olivia Kiernan Published: April 3, 2018 Publisher: Dutton Fiction/Suspense/Thriller   Eleanor Costello, a Type-A science professor has committed suicide by hanging. Her husband is nowhere to be found. Detective Frankie Sheehan doesn’t buy it and decides to check out the autopsy report. This is her first case back…
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Children’s Book Review: What If Everybody Said That? by Ellen Javernick

WHAT IF EVERYBODY SAID THAT? By: Ellen Javernick Illustrated by: Colleen Madden Published: August 1, 2018 Publisher: Two Lions Fiction   As the school year is about to begin here, this book is an excellent reminder of how we should treat others and how we want to be treated. No one likes to be left…
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Children’s Book Review: StarTalk By Neil deGrasse Tyson

STAR TALK Everything You Ever Need to Know About Space Travel, Sci-Fi, the Human Race, the Universe, and Beyond By: Neil deGrasse Tyson Published: September 13, 2016 – Paperback on February 19, 2019 Publisher: National Geographic Non-Fiction   Well, I am embarrassed to admit, I had no idea who Neil deGrasse Tyson was before picking…
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