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PB Frenzy Review: Porcupine’s Pie

PB Frenzy Review: Porcupine’s Pie

Porcupine’s Pie By Laura Renauld and Illustrated By Jennie Poh Porcupine can’t wait to share Fall Feast with her woodland friends, so when everyone she greets is unable to bake their specialty due to a missing ingredient, Porcupine generously offers staples from her pantry. When Porcupine discovers that she, too,…
Mini Review: Love From A to Z by S.K. Ali

Mini Review: Love From A to Z by S.K. Ali

Love From A to Z by SK Ali Pub Date 30 Apr 2019 Purchase on Amazon A marvel: something you find amazing. Even ordinary-amazing. Like potatoes—because they make French fries happen. Like the perfect fries Adam and his mom used to make together. An oddity: whatever gives you pause. Like the fact…
First Glance

First Glance

Harbor Me by Jacqueline Woodson I am such a fan of Jacqueline Woodson. I loved Brown Girl Dreaming and last year I listened to her read Each Kindness for World Read Aloud Day and was in awe. Her story telling and messages are absolutely spell-binding and real. I received this…
Happy Book Birthday

Happy Book Birthday

Amy Dyckman has a new Misunderstood Shark book out…Misunderstood Shark: Friends Don’t Eat Friends! Happy Book Birthday! Last time on Underwater World with Bob Jellyfish…“SHARK ATE ME! Now get me OUT, Shark!”“That’s strange! I can hear Bob, but I can’t see Bob!”This hilarious follow-up to Misunderstood Shark by New York Times bestselling duo Ame…
Louisiana’s Way Home by Kate DiCamillo

Louisiana’s Way Home by Kate DiCamillo

Thank you NetGalley for giving me an eARC in exchange for an honest review. I chose to request this book because I have read a couple of Kate DiCamillo’s books (Raymie Nightingale and Edward Tulane) before and my sixth grade students enjoy them as well. I did not know that…
Mini Review: Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk

Mini Review: Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk

Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk   A 2017 Newbery Honor Book A young girl’s kindness, compassion, and honesty overcome bullying. ★ An NPR Best Book of the Year ★ A Booklist Best Book of the Year ★ An Entertainment Weekly Best Middle Grade Book of the Year ★ A Kirkus…