Adventure · Book of My Choosing - 2019 · Book Review · Children · Coming-of-Age · Crime/Thriller/Suspense/Horror · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Horror · Middle Grade

Book Review: Small Spaces by Katherine Arden

Title: Small Spaces (Small Spaces, #1) Author: Katherine Arden Pages: 218 Genre: Middle Grade, Coming-of-Age, Horror, Fantasy, Adventure Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Friendship, Grief, Loss, Bullying, Bravery, Courage Publication Date: September 25, 2018 Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers     Eleven-year-old Ollie is having trouble adjusting to life without her mom. Making and keeping friends is very difficult…… Continue reading Book Review: Small Spaces by Katherine Arden

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Illustrated/Picture Books · OnlineBookClub · Self-Help

Book Review: I Can See Peace by Julie Penshorn; Illustrated by Jeanine-Jonee Keith

Pages: 36 Genre: Children/Self-Help Publication Date:  June 20, 2018 Themes: Emotions, Peace, Mental Health Peace can be found everywhere. Whether it’s the outdoors, indoors, or the people you spend time with, peace is always there. All you have to do is find it. This was such a sweet, simple, yet worthwhile book to read. I feel that sometimes,…… Continue reading Book Review: I Can See Peace by Julie Penshorn; Illustrated by Jeanine-Jonee Keith

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Holiday · Illustrated/Picture Books

💮Christmas Book Review💮: Merry Christmas, Curious George by Margret Rey

 All the reviews are almost done of the kids books I read recently! Pages: 32 Genre: Children/Holiday Publication Date: October 9, 2006 Themes: Christmas, Friendship, Giving, Curiosity The curious little monkey is getting a Christmas tree with his best friend, The Man with the Yellow Hat. George is so excited that he can’t help but jump from tree…… Continue reading 💮Christmas Book Review💮: Merry Christmas, Curious George by Margret Rey

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Illustrated/Picture Books

Book Review: Always and Forever by Alan Durant; Illustrated by Debi Gliori

Pages: 32 Genre: Children/Grief Publication Date: May 1, 2004 Themes: Friendship, Loss, Grief, Death, Healing Fox doesn’t feel well and before long, he passes away. His friends, Mole, Hare, and Otter are filled with sadness, loss, and grief at losing their best friend. As time passes, though, the friends slowly begin to heal with the help of Squirrel and…… Continue reading Book Review: Always and Forever by Alan Durant; Illustrated by Debi Gliori

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Nonfiction

Book Review: No Monkeys, No Chocolate by Melissa Stewart & Allen Young; Illustrated by Nicole Wong

Pages: 32 Genre: Children/Non-Fiction/Educational/Science Publication Date: August 1, 2013 Here comes a children’s non-fiction text that illustrates where chocolate comes from!   When I first saw this book, I wasn’t sure what to expect. What I got out of it was a lot of useful information! It was interesting to learn how many different animals and creatures make…… Continue reading Book Review: No Monkeys, No Chocolate by Melissa Stewart & Allen Young; Illustrated by Nicole Wong

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Illustrated/Picture Books

💮Christmas Book Review💮: Mooseltoe by Margie Palatini; Illustrated by Henry Cole

 A bit late, but here is another Christmas-oriented book review! Pages: 32 Genre: Children/Holiday Publication Date: September 1, 2000 Themes: Christmas, Family, Perseverance Moose and his family are getting ready for Christmas. Baking, wrapping, decorating, and even singing. Everything is going so well, it’s perfect. That is until the family realizes they are missing an important decoration – a…… Continue reading 💮Christmas Book Review💮: Mooseltoe by Margie Palatini; Illustrated by Henry Cole

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Humor · Illustrated/Picture Books

💮Christmas Book Review💮: How to Catch an Elf by Adam Wallace; Illustrated by Andy Elkerton

 A bit late, but here is another Christmas-oriented book review! Pages: 32 Genre: Children/Holiday Publication Date: October 4, 2016 Themes: Christmas, Magic, Trickery Elves are just as important to Christmas time as Santa is. After all, they are the ones who make the toys. Come learn all the different ways children have tried to catch an elf in this…… Continue reading 💮Christmas Book Review💮: How to Catch an Elf by Adam Wallace; Illustrated by Andy Elkerton