Children’s books

Children’s Book Review: Code 7 By Bryan R. Johnson

CODE 7 Cracking the Code for an Epic Life By: Bryan R. Johnson Published: August 21, 2017 Publisher: Candy Wrapper Inc. Fiction This upper-elementary/middle-grade novel offers inspiration for kids on what it means to inspire others. Through seven chapters, you are introduced to various students and scenarios at Flint Hill Elementary School. Each chapter involves students…
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Books that Came My Way in August 2017

As summer is ending, I’m looking back on my last three months and can’t believe what a whirlwind it was. What I had planned to be a relaxing summer full of reading and family time turned into an overwhelming summer with the loss of my dear friend and librarian. After spending many days working at…
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Children’s Book Review: Towers Falling By Jewell Parker Rhodes

TOWERS FALLING By: Jewell Parker Rhodes Published: July 12, 2016 Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Fiction/Junior Fiction Several years ago, I read Jewell Parker Rhodes book on Hurricane Katrina. It too was written for middle-grade readers as a way to understand what happened during the disaster in New Orleans. NINTH WARD focused on…
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Children’s Book Review: Two Toddler Nursery Rhyme Books

WOODWORKS NURSERY RHYMES: OLD MACDONALD HAD A FARM Illustrated by: Elliot Kreloff Published: June 13, 2017 Publisher: Silver Dolphin Books Fiction/Board Book/Play Mat WOODWORKS NURSERY RHYMES THE WHEELS ON THE BUS Illustrated by: Elliot Kreloff Published: July 11, 2017 Publisher: Silver Dolphin Books Fiction/Board Book/Play Mat A great way to get toddlers excited about reading…
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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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Children’s Book Review: Two Books to Get Your Child Ready for School

KISSES FOR KINDERGARTEN By: Livingstone Crouse Illustrated by: Macky Pamintuan Published: June 13, 2017 Publisher: Silver Dolphin Books Fiction/Picture Book Stella Isabella Harden has decided she doesn’t need to go to school. She can get everything that she would learn at Kindergarten by staying home and playing school with her dog Buster. Stella and Buster…
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Children’s Book Review: Time for Kids Big Book of Why Activity Book

THE BIG BOOK OF WHY ACTIVITY BOOK  Published: July 18, 2017 Publisher: Time for Kids Non-Fiction Do your kids need more brain activity during the summer? In our area, we are down to three weeks until school starts. Getting them back in the mode of regular reading and brain work is important and your kids’…
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Books that Arrived in July 2017

Boy, where did July go? It certainly flew by for me and I’m betting for a lot of you too. I took our daughter school shopping this week and I can’t even believe we are starting school in less than three weeks. I WANT MORE SUMMER!!! I’ve been really busy at the library this last…
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Children’s Book Review: National Geographic Kids Almanac 2018

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS ALMANAC 2018 Published: May 9, 2017 Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books Non-Fiction Are your kids in the summer slide…losing their reading and thinking skills because their brains are focused on video games, days at the pool, or Netflix? In this last month of summer, get their brains in gear by giving them…
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Children’s Book Review: Gareth Lucas Noisy Books from Silver Dolphin Books

DIG, DIG, DIGGER! A Gareth Lucas Noisy Book By: Gareth Lucas Published: July 11, 2017 Publisher: Silver Dolphin Books Fiction/Board Book If your toddler loves construction equipment or watching Bob the Builder (is that show still on?) then this book is just for them. Each page features an animal driving a different type of equipment…
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Stacie's bookshelf: read-in-2023

The Lazy Genius Kitchen: Have What You Need, Use What You Have, and Enjoy It Like Never Before
Your Table Is Ready: Tales of a New York City Maître D'
The Royal Governess: A Novel of Queen Elizabeth II's Childhood
Food Fight
This Time Tomorrow
To Bless the Space Between Us: A Book of Blessings
Kiss Me in the Coral Lounge: Intimate Confessions from a Happy Marriage
Save What's Left
Remarkably Bright Creatures
The Galveston Diet: The Doctor-Developed, Patient-Proven Plan to Burn Fat and Tame Your Hormonal Symptoms
Golden Hills
The Girl with the Louding Voice
The Favor
Small Things Like These
This Is How I Lied
Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Audrey L and Audrey W: Best Friends-ish: Book 1
Audrey L and Audrey W: True Creative Talents: Book 2
Chasing Giants: In Search of the World's Largest Freshwater Fish
The Puzzler: One Man's Quest to Solve the Most Baffling Puzzles Ever, from Crosswords to Jigsaws to the Meaning of Life
In Conclusion, Don't Worry About It
It Is Well With My Soul: My Story
Have I Told You This Already?: Stories I Don’t Want to Forget to Remember
Book Lovers
A Girl Called Samson
Finn and the Feline Frenemy
The Levee
The Golden Spoon
Only the Beautiful
Live Wire: Long-Winded Short Stories
The Sisters Sweet
Fish in a Tree
This Tender Land
Intermittent Fasting Transformation: The 45-Day Program for Women to Lose Stubborn Weight, Improve Hormonal Health, and Slow Aging
The Mostly True Story of Tanner and Louise
Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice from Dear Sugar
Ben Y and the Ghost in the Machine
The Great Gilly Hopkins
BenBee and the Teacher Griefer
We Should Not Be Friends: The Story of a Friendship
Blue Highways: A Journey into America
Beyond the Point
The Family
The Bookstore Sisters
And Finally: Matters of Life and Death
The Cactus
Black Cake
Ban This Book
I'm Glad My Mom Died
These Precious Days: Essays
Evidence of the Affair
The Night Travelers
Out of the Corner
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
One Day in December