Review: Too Many Interesting Things Are Happening to Ethan Fairmont

Tweet When we last saw young inventor Ethan Fairmont and his friends, they were finishing up a summer of adventure and surprises. They had helped an alien friend, brought people in their neighborhood together, and set up a space where … Continue reading

Review—Kin: Rooted in Hope by Carole Boston Weatherford

Tweet In her book Kin: Rooted in Hope, award-winning children’s author and poet Carole Boston Weatherford takes a family roots story and turns it into the wider tale of American slavery. Through research, Weatherford discovered that her ancestors fought in … Continue reading

Review: The A&A Detective Agency: The Fairfleet Affair by K. H. Saxton

Tweet Young readers who love mysteries similar to The Westing Game, will love K. H. Saxton’s The A & A Detective Agency: The Fairfleet Affair. In the story, Alex Foster and Asha Singh are not only friends, they also have … Continue reading

Review: Quest Kids and the Dark Prophecy of Doug

Tweet The lovable troupe of adventure seekers from Quest Kids and the Dragon Pants of Gold continue their search for Ned’s parents in Quest Kids and the Dark Prophecy of Doug. Six months after Ned, Terra, Gil, Boulder, and Ash … Continue reading

Book Review: Hello Trees by Nina Chakrabarti

Tweet Hello Trees: A Little Guide to Nature by Nina Chakrabarti is a great little book for children about something we see every day but probably don’t give much thought to. This small-format pocket guide is handy enough to take … Continue reading

Book Review: Mascot by Charles Waters & Traci Sorell

Tweet What happens when students of a public school see the sports mascot as racist and others see it as a tradition to be upheld? That’s the question asked in the middle grade novel Mascot by Charles Waters and Traci … Continue reading

Book Review: Draw This! by Marion Deuchars

Tweet Draw This! Art Activities to Unlock the Imagination by artist Marion Deuchars, is a small book designed to help budding artists tap into their creativity and make some art. Known for her Let’s Make Some Great Art series, Deuchars … Continue reading

Review: Schonzzer & Tatertoes Take a Hike!

Tweet Schnozzer & Tatertoes are two pup buddies who decide to set off on an adventure to find Tatertoes’s mother. They know the name of the farm where he was born, and they have a map. But they lose the … Continue reading

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