Children’s books

Middle-Grade Chapter Book Review: The Apartment House on Poppy Hill by Nina LaCour

The Apartment House on Poppy Hill is the home of several families including nine-year-old Ella, who likes to make sure everyone knows the rules.
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Children’s Book Review: The Chimpansneeze by Aaron Zenz

A chimpanzee smells a bouquet of buttercups and creates all kinds of chaos among the animals.
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#NonFicNov Beulah has a Hunch! by Katie Mazeika

Beulah has a hunch and is determined to form those hunches into an invention. She just has to find a company to take on her ideas.
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Middle-Grade Book Review: Don’t Trust the Cat by Kristen Tracy

Don't Trust the Cat is a silly middle-grade novel where a 5th grader and her cat switch bodies. When the cat as a 5th grader goes to school, chaos ensues.
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Children’s Book Review: Books Make Good Friends by Jane Mount

Lotti prefers books to people but maybe books can help her make friends too.
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Books Added to My Shelves in October 2023

All the books added to my shelves in October 2023 including adult fiction, nonfiction, children's and middle-grade books.
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#NonFicNov Superpowered Animals by Soledad Romero Mariño

These 22 superpowered animals certainly have some amazing skills. Kids will enjoy learning about them and maybe finding a new favorite animal.
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Children’s Book Review: Jhupli’s Honey Bee Box by Achintyarup Ray

Jhupli worries about her Baba traveling into the dangerous jungle to collect honey. She comes up with an idea to help her family and the whole village.
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Children’s Book Review: Grief is an Elephant by Tamara Ellis Smith

Grief can be such a hard emotion for kids but this new children's book offers comfort in a way kids can understand.
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Children’s Book Review: Willow and Bunny by Anitra Rowe Schulte

WILLOW AND BUNNY gives space for a conversation with your child about the scariness of storms. Reading this story with your child will remind them that their family will protect them, their community will help each other, and there is always hope after a storm.
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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