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Children’s Book Review: Peep and Egg Series By Laura Gehl

PEEP AND EGG I’m Not Hatching By: Laura Gehl Illustrated by: Joyce Wan Published: February 9, 2016 Publisher: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux Format: Hardcover/Picture Book Peep is just begging for Egg to hatch. There are so many fun things ahead for them to do together.  But Egg is too scared to hatch. No matter what…
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Book Review: Granted By Angela Correll

GRANTED May Hollow Trilogy #3 By: Angela Correll Published: November 22, 2017 Publisher: Koehler Books Fiction/Women’s Fiction/Christian Fiction I first became familiar with Angela Correll’s writing back in 2013 with her first book in this May Hollow series, GROUNDED. In that story, we met Annie, a flight attendant who went back to Kentucky after losing…
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Children’s Book Review: Oh Susannah Series By Carole P. Roman

OH SUSANNAH: IT’S IN THE BAG By: Carole P. Roman Illustrated by: Mateya Arkova Published: April 3, 2017 Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Fiction The first in the OH SUSANNAH series introduces readers to Susannah, a third grader who needs some help dealing with things she has been putting off. This chapter book shares how…
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Children’s Book Review: Duck and Hippo Lost and Found by Jonathan London

DUCK AND HIPPO LOST AND FOUND By: Jonathan London Illustrated by: Andrew Joyner Published: August 15, 2017 Publisher: Two Lions I am thrilled to introduce you to another adventure with Duck and Hippo. The first book, DUCK AND HIPPO IN THE RAINSTORM was a delightful story of an unlikely friendship and I’ve been anxiously waiting…
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Book Reviews and Author Interview of Coach Ryan Sloth

IOWA STATE CYCLONES FOOTBALL A TO Z By: Coach Sloth Illustrated by: Adam Schartup Published: February 7, 2017 Publisher: Mascot Books Non-Fiction After seeing a book on Ohio State, Ryan Sloth contacted the publisher to see if they had any similar books about Iowa State. When they said no, he agreed to write one. Sloth’s…
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Children’s Book Review: Duck and Hippo in a Rainstorm

DUCK AND HIPPO IN THE RAINSTORM By: Johnathan London Illustrated by: Andrew Joyner Published: March 1, 2017 Publisher: Two Lions Fiction We loved the Froggy series when our kids were little. The author, Johnathan London, is back with a new series including adorable characters that are the best of friends. Duck and Hippo are friends…
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Children’s Book Review: If You Were Me and Lived in….Israel and Poland By Carole P Roman

IF YOU WERE ME AND LIVED IN…ISRAEL A Child’s Introduction to Culture Around the World By: Carole P. Roman Illustrated by: Kelsea Wierenga Published: November 2, 2016 Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Non-Fiction I learned a lot while reading this book about Israel. Some things I knew, of course, like about the city of Jerusalem…
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Book Review and Giveaway: Once Upon a Wine By Beth Kendrick

ONCE UPON A WINE By: Beth Kendrick Published: July 26, 2016 Publisher: NAL Fiction Beth Kendrick has created a series of books all set in the same Delaware community of Black Dog Bay, where women go to recuperate after jilted relationships, broken marriages, or in this case, to buy a winery. Ginger has decided to…
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Children’s Book Review: If You Were Me and Lived in…Egypt By Carole P. Roman

IF YOU WERE ME AND LIVED IN…EGYPT A Child’s Introduction to Culture Around the World By: Carole P Roman Illustrated by: Kelsea Wierenga Published: February 27, 2016 Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Non-Fiction Carole Roman is continuing her series of informational books for children that introduces them to countries and cultures all over our world.…
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Children’s Book Review: Being A Captain Is Hard Work By Carole P Roman

BEING A CAPTAIN IS HARD WORK A Captain No Beard Story By: Carole P Roman Illustrated by: Bonnie Lemaire Published: December 31, 2015 Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Fiction I am a huge fan of Roman’s books. She offers two great series of books including this Captain No Beard series as well as If you…
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