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Mini-Review: Picture Perfect by D.G. Stern

Here’s another mini-review of a book I recently reviewed for OnlineBookClub.org. To read my full OnlineBookClub official review, you can go here: Picture Perfect Genre: Children/Detective/Mystery Themes: Communication, Persistence, Teamwork ~ The Good ~ Cute characters Themes were used well Easy for children to understand Higher-level vocabulary words were used (sleuthing, inconspicuous, proffers, etc.) ~ The…… Continue reading Mini-Review: Picture Perfect by D.G. Stern

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Book Review: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

Pages: 206 Genre: Young Adult/Middle Grade/Fantasy/Adventure/Classic Publication Date: October 16, 1950 Themes: Courage, Bravery, Friendship, Sibling Bond, Determination This book is part a Children’s Readathon held by James @This is My Truth Now. The theme this week is Young Adult. Young Lucy walks into a wardrobe that leads to an amazing world called Narina. A world where animals talk,…… Continue reading Book Review: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

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ARC Review: Louisiana’s Way Home by Kate DiCamillo

Pages: 240 Genre: Children/Middle Grade/Realistic Fiction Publication Date: October 2, 2018 Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Identity, Loss, Adoption, Orphan, Family, Friendship, Growing Up This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley  and Candlewick Press. Young Louisiana is dragged out of bed by her eccentric grandmother. Though it is common for Granny to make rash decisions, there doesn’t seem to…… Continue reading ARC Review: Louisiana’s Way Home by Kate DiCamillo

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Book Review: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

Pages: 137 Genre: Children/Historical Fiction Publication Date: 1989 Themes: Courage, Bravery, Secrets, Protection, Friendship, Fear, Determination This book is part a Children’s Readathon held by James @This is My Truth Now. The theme this week is Award Winners. Annemarie Johansen learns the true meaning of bravery as her and her family assist a Jewish family, the Rosens, during the Nazis occupation…… Continue reading Book Review: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

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Children’s Readathon Book Review: Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown

Pages: 32 Genre: Children/Poetry Publication Date: September 3, 1947 Themes: Appreciation, Nighttime Routine This book is part a Children’s Readathon held by James @This is My Truth Now. The theme this week is Picture Books. A young rabbit notices the objects in and outside his room. He says good night to all of them.   This cute picture book…… Continue reading Children’s Readathon Book Review: Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown

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Children’s Readathon Book Review: Oh, the Places You’ll Go by Dr. Seuss

Pages: 44 Genre: Children/Adventure/Poetry Publication Date:January 22, 1990 Themes: Adventure, Struggles, Courage, Wisdom, Overcoming Fear This book is part a Children’s Readathon held by James @This is My Truth Now. The theme this week is Picture Books. A young boy sets off to see what the world has to offer. Sometimes, he sees great and amazing places, and…… Continue reading Children’s Readathon Book Review: Oh, the Places You’ll Go by Dr. Seuss

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Children’s Readathon Book Review: Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

Pages: 37 Genre: Children/Adventure Publication Date: April 19, 1963 Themes: Family, Love, Loneliness This book is part a Children’s Readathon held by James @This is My Truth Now. The theme this week is Picture Books. Young Max is called a “wild thing” by his mother when he begins to act up. When he enters his room, without supper, he…… Continue reading Children’s Readathon Book Review: Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak