middle-grade

Children’s Book Review: American Trailblazers by Lisa Trusiani

Kids from all backgrounds and interests will find someone in this book to be inspired by.
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Children’s Book Review: Something is Bugging Samantha Hansen by Nancy Viau

Samantha Hansen is a spunky ten-year-old who loves science. Her latest mission is to save the local bee farm.
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Books that Came My Way in November 2019

A round-up of all the books that were added to my shelves in November 2019 including fiction, nonfiction, and children's books.
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Children’s Book Review: Awesome Achievers in Technology/Awesome Achievers in Science By Alan Katz

AWESOME ACHIEVERS IN TECHNOLOGY Super and Strange Facts about 12 Almost Famous History Makers By: Alan Katz Illustrated by: Chris Judge Published: August 6, 2019 Publisher: Running Press Kids Non-Fiction This new series by Alan Katz makes learning fun. He uses humor kids will find hilarious alongside factual stories about the people behind some really…
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Children’s Book Review: From an Idea to Nike By Lowey Bundy Sichol

FROM AN IDEA TO NIKE How Marketing Made Nike a Global Success By: Lowey Bundy Sichol Illustrated by: C.S. Jennings Published: February 12, 2019 Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers Non-Fiction I would be shocked if at some point in your life you didn’t have a pair of Nike shoes in your house. I can’t…
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Children’s Book Review: From an Idea to Disney By Lowey Bundy Sichol

FROM AN IDEA TO DISNEY How Imagination Built A World of Magic By: Lowey Bundy Sichol Illustrated by: C.S. Jennings Published: February 12, 2019 Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers Non-Fiction This new series, FROM AN IDEA, features the histories of companies and how they became the billion-dollar companies they are now. These chapter books…
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Quick Lit: Mini Reviews of Some Recent Reads – April and May 2019 Edition

I wanted to briefly pop in and update you on what I’ve been reading. Some of these were review books and others are some oldies that have been on my list for awhile. Between visiting and caring for my parents and preparing for graduation, I’ve found reading to be an important escape. I’ve enjoyed every…
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Books that Came My Way in March 2019

This is my monthly roundup of books that were added to my shelves in the last month. I also share an update with you on other things going on in my life. Bennett and Reagan performed in their last band concert together. So many lasts will be happening in the next two months for Bennett.…
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Children’s Book Review: Rabbit & Bear – Rabbit’s Bad Habits

RABBIT & BEAR: RABBIT’S BAD HABITS By: Julian Gough Illustrated by: Jim Field Published: January 8, 2019 Publisher: Silver Dolphin Books Fiction/Middle-Grade This middle-grade chapter book is great for kids who like a little silliness in their stories. Bear wakes up a bit early from his hibernation to discover his food stash has been stolen.…
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Children’s Book Review: Taking Cover By Nioucha Homayoonfar

TAKING COVER One Girl’s Story of Growing Up During the Iranian Revolution By: Nioucha Homayoonfar Published: January 8, 2019 Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books Non-Fiction/Memoir – Middle Grade Readers This timely memoir, chronicles the author’s childhood growing up before and after the Iranian Revolution. What started as a happy, loving childhood soon turned into a…
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