Summer Read-to-Learn: The Soil in Jackie’s Garden

A rhythmic and lyrical story with lessons on the basics of gardening including photosynthesis and composting the soil in Jackie's garden.
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Book Review: College Girl, Missing by Shawn Cohen

Shawn Cohen reinvestigates a 13 year old missing person case, one he first investigated at the time to see if any new information could help solve the case of missing college student, Lauren Spierer.
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Children’s Book Review: Do You Know? Farm by Camille Babeau

The newest addition to the Do You Know series focuses on farm life, the animals they raise, and the crops they grow.
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Children’s Book Review: Fatima Al-Fihri by Our Story Media

Fatima Al-Fihri wanted to leave a legacy in her community and used her resources to build a mosque and university in Fes, Morocco in 859 CE.
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Children’s Book Review: On a Summer Night by Deborah Hopkinson

On a Summer Night, a child wakes and steps outside to see what happens during the mystery of the night.
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Book Review: The Backyard Bird Chronicles by Amy Tan

The Backyard Bird Chronicles shares Tan's joy of watching and journaling about the birds visiting her backyard feeders and their behaviors.
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Books Added to My Shelves in April 2024

All the books added to my shelves in April including fiction, historical fiction, memoir, and children's books.
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Children’s Book Review: You’ll Always Be My Chickadee by Kate Hosford

You'll Always Be My Chickadee celebrates the love of a parent and child among nature with lyrical prose.
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Children’s Book Review: A Sundae with Everything on It by Kyle Scheele

In A Sundae with Everyone on it a boy is promised ice cream, but his mom get distracted by her science experiment.
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Children’s Book Review: The Law of Birthdays by Brenna Jeanneret

The Law of Birthdays says every guest must eat cake at the King's party. But, what if a girl doesn't want to eat cake?
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