Children’s books

Children’s Book Review: Books by Iowa Author Terri Nekvinda

PEPPER’S DELIGHTFUL DISCOVERY By: Terri Nekvinda Published: 2016 Fiction   Pepper is a porcupine and in his first book, he is an unhappy porcupine. Pepper is awake in the dark and due to his spines, no one wants to play with him. He is also slow and can’t keep up with the other animals in…
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Books that Came My Way in October 2018

  This is my monthly roundup of books that were added to my shelves in the last month. I also share an update with you on other things going on in my life.   Marching band and cross country (HS and college) have ended. The musical just finished this last weekend. “Catch Me If You…
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Children’s Book review: Lulu the Broadway Mouse By Jenna Gavigan

LULU THE BROADWAY MOUSE By: Jenna Gavigan Published: October 9, 2018 Publisher: Running Press Kids Fiction   Get a peek at what it’s like to be on the Broadway stage from an author who grew up as a child actress on Broadway. In LULU THE BROADWAY MOUSE Gavigan gives middle-grade readers a backstage pass on…
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Books that Came My Way in September 2018

  This is my monthly roundup of books that were added to my shelves in the last month. I also share an update with you on other things going on in my life. The busy season has begun. We are full on into Cross Country season, both with our senior and with our college son…
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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: 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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Books that Came My Way in July 2018

This is my monthly roundup of books that arrived on my shelves in July. I also share a bit of what’s been going on in our family’s lives as well. As I type this we are looking at one more week before our oldest leaves for college. It is bittersweet as I am so excited…
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Children’s Book Review: The Battle of Junk Mountain By Lauren Abbey Greenberg

THE BATTLE OF JUNK MOUNTAIN By: Lauren Abbey Greenberg Published: April 17, 2018 Publisher: Running Press Kids Middle-Grade Fiction   Shayne has loved spending her summers on the coast of Maine with her grandmother. It’s the only time of year she can see her summer best friend, Poppy. But this summer something has changed. Poppy…
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Children’s Book Review: National Geographic Kids Almanac 2019

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS ALMANAC 2019 Published: May 8, 2018 Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books Non-Fiction   My eight-year-old self would have never believed that I would get National Geographic books sent to me in the mail for free and I get to read and review them, telling other kids about them. I loved reading these…
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Children’s Book Review: Animals and The Human Body – Lens Books

ANIMALS A Lens Book By: Valentina Facci Translated by: Sally-Ann Delvino Illustrated by: Alberto Borgo Published: May 1, 2018 Publisher: Running Press Kids Non-Fiction   See inside the animals with a unique 3D lens. Each color of the lens shows a different perspective of the workings inside our favorite animals including vertebrates and invertebrates, mammals,…
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