Book Review

Middle-Grade Book Review: Haven Jacobs Saves the Planet by Barbara Dee

Seventh grader Haven Jacobs is passionate about climate change but lets her fear about the state of our planet get in the way of her regular life. Find out what happens when her fears are realized in her own community.
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Children’s Book Review: What a Shell Can Tell by Helen Scales

Learn all about the various shells you might find on the beach including the age, how they protected themselves, and what kind of animal used them as their home.
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Children’s Book Review: So Many Kisses! by Alexandra Garibal

Try out all kinds of kisses with your toddler including a nose-to-nose or a check-to-cheek or maybe a big sloppy one!
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Children’s Book Review: Like by Annie Barrows

How are we alike and how are we different? Annie Barrows take silly comparisons and helps us realize even in our differences, we are still similar.
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Cookbook Review: The Ultimate Seasonal Lunchbox: Autumn by Audrey Schaerrer

The Ultimate Seasonal Lunchbox offers over 50 new recipes to create healthy, delicious meals for your family.
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Children’s Book Review: Bug on the Rug by Sophia Gholz

Pug doesn't like the idea of sharing his rug with Bug. He does everything he can to get Bug to leave until he finds out the real reason he is there.
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Children’s Book Review: Little Kids First Big Book of Baby Animals by Maya Myers

Little Kids First Big Book of Baby Animals is new to the Little Kids series of books sharing over 40 baby animals from all over the world.
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Book Review: All the Living and the Dead by Hayley Campbell

A no-secrets, behind-the-scenes look at all aspects of death and dying. Campbell writes honestly and will leave you questioning how you want your final journey to look.
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Middle-Grade Book Review: Pippa Park Crush at First Sight by Erin Yun

Pippa Park is a Korean American middle-schooler who just wants to fit in. She has a crush on 2 boys and has just agreed to host the Royal's Christmas party. How can she pull it off with no money and nowhere to host it?
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Quick Lit: Mini-Reviews of Some Recent Reads – September 2022 Edition

My monthly Quick Lit round up of mini-reviews of some of my recent reads including fiction, historical fiction, and nonfiction.
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Stacie's read-in-2022 book montage

Master Your Core: A Science-Based Guide to Achieve Peak Performance and Resilience to Injury
Hidden Figures
Personal Effects: What Recovering the Dead Teaches Me About Caring for the Living
Waiting for Tom Hanks
The Maid
The Other Black Girl
Anxious People
The Body
Great American Road Trips- National Parks: Discover insider tips, must see stops , nearby attractions  more
Apples Never Fall
Love & Saffron: A Novel of Friendship, Food, and Love
Love and Other Consolation Prizes
The Vanishing Half
How to Find Your Way Home
People We Meet on Vacation
Last Summer at the Golden Hotel
Dear Evan Hansen
The Unsinkable Greta James
The Road We Took

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