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PB Frenzy Review: Albie Newton

PB Frenzy Review: Albie Newton

Albie Newton By Josh Funk and Illustrated by Ester Garay Meet Albie Newton: child genius. He’s a whiz at inventing things. But is he inventive enough to figure out how to make friends? When precocious inventor Albie Newton enters a new preschool, he concocts the perfect plan for making friends. Unfortunately,…
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…
MINI REVIEW: El Deafo By Cecelia Bell

MINI REVIEW: El Deafo By Cecelia Bell

El Deafo by Cece Bell Going to school and making new friends can be tough. But going to school and making new friends while wearing a bulky hearing aid strapped to your chest? That requires superpowers! In this funny, poignant graphic novel memoir, author/illustrator Cece Bell chronicles her hearing loss…
REVIEW: The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket

REVIEW: The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket

The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket (Book One of The Series of Unfortunate Events) Are you made fainthearted by death? Does fire unnerve you? Is a villain something that might crop up in future nightmares of yours? Are you thrilled by nefarious plots? Is cold porridge upsetting to you? Vicious threats?…
REVIEW: Sisters by Raina Telgemeier

REVIEW: Sisters by Raina Telgemeier

Sisters by Raina Telgemeier (Smile Book 2) Published 2014 Raina can’t wait to be a big sister. But once Amara is born, things aren’t quite how she expected them to be. Amara is cute, but she’s also a cranky, grouchy baby, and mostly prefers to play by herself. Their relationship…