non-fiction

Children’s Book Review: National Geographic Kids Student World Atlas

This comprehensive atlas of the world broken down by continents is perfect for a classroom or home library.
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Children’s Book Review: Little Kids First Big Book of Pets By Catherine D. Hughes

A comprehensive book about all kinds of pets for the youngest readers. From the usual to the most unusual of pets, everything is covered.
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Quick Lit: Mini Reviews of Some Recent Reads – September 2019 Edition

A monthly round-up of mini reviews featuring books I read for my own enjoyment.
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Book Review: Shift Your Thinking for a Deeper Faith By Dean Del Sesto

This easy-to-read book encourages us to look deeper at our struggles in life, how to accept our own prejudices and become aware of what is holding us back from loving others and ourselves. Del Sesto isn't preaching at readers but offering examples from the Bible as well as real-life to give us a different perspective.
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Children’s Book Review: Awesome Achievers in Technology/Awesome Achievers in Science By Alan Katz

AWESOME ACHIEVERS IN TECHNOLOGY Super and Strange Facts about 12 Almost Famous History Makers By: Alan Katz Illustrated by: Chris Judge Published: August 6, 2019 Publisher: Running Press Kids Non-Fiction This new series by Alan Katz makes learning fun. He uses humor kids will find hilarious alongside factual stories about the people behind some really…
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Quick Lit: Mini Reviews of Some Recent Reads – July/August 2019 Edition

Today is one of our very last days of summer around here. Patrick leaves Sunday to head back to college and then leave with his cross-country team for a quick camp before school starts. Bennett moves into to his dorm on Wednesday. Reagan starts her freshman year of high school on Friday. This next week…
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Children’s Book Review: What If Everybody Thought That? By Ellen Javernick

WHAT IF EVERYBODY THOUGHT THAT? By: Ellen Javernick Illustrated by: Colleen Madden Published: August 27, 2019 Publisher: Two Lions Non-Fiction There are all kinds of different abilities in school and it’s easy for kids to make assumptions about the kids with those abilities. Javernick takes all kinds of situations and proves our prejudices wrong and…
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Children’s Book Review: From an Idea to Nike By Lowey Bundy Sichol

FROM AN IDEA TO NIKE How Marketing Made Nike a Global Success By: Lowey Bundy Sichol Illustrated by: C.S. Jennings Published: February 12, 2019 Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers Non-Fiction I would be shocked if at some point in your life you didn’t have a pair of Nike shoes in your house. I can’t…
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Children’s Book Review: A Brief History of Life on Earth By Clemence Dupont

A BRIEF HISTORY OF LIFE ON EARTH By: Clemence Dupont Published: April 9, 2019 Publisher: Prestel Junior Non-Fiction This unique book begins at the very beginning of Earth, over 4 billion years ago. The opening picture shows the earth as an ocean of lava with volcanos all around. This age is aptly named the Hadean…
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Books that Came My Way in July 2019

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. I have been LOVING summer. Many days spent on the porch and hanging out with the kids as they come and go from…
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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Seven Sundays: A Faith, Fitness, and Food Plan for Lasting Spiritual and Physical Change


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