Book Review: Once Upon a Camel by Kathi Appelt

Tweet Zada has seen adventure in her long life, racing as one of the Pasha of Smyrna’s elite camels, trekking across the American southwest for the US Army, and facing down a mob of mustangs bent on trampling a cougar … Continue reading

Book Review: Secondhand Dogs by Carolyn Crimi

Tweet As the alpha dog in the pack, it’s up to Gus to decide when a new dog fits in. Miss Lottie has rescued three dogs after him, and Gus has welcomed each one. They all get along pretty well. … Continue reading

Book Review: The Magnificent Books Series

Tweet Gone are the days when families kept a set of encyclopedias for reference when they wanted to find out facts about something they were interested in. But nonfiction books on a specific topic of interest that have beautiful illustrations, … Continue reading

Book Review: Jungle Animals: A Spotter’s Guide by Jane Wilsher

Tweet Did you know that the platypus is one of the few poisonous mammals, able to inject poison through its back claws? Or that piranhas make sounds like short barks? These are just a couple of the interesting and fun … Continue reading

Book Review: Batman Overdrive by Shea Fontana

Tweet Before Bruce Wayne became Batman he was a teenaged guy who wanted to avenge the death of his parents. And he thinks he knows who’s responsible: the major crime family in Gotham. When he discovers that Alfred had a … Continue reading

Book Review: AntiHero by Kate Karyus Quinn & Demitra Lunetta

Tweet Piper is super powerful, but she doesn’t always know how to direct her strength without destroying everything around her. Sloane has a super brain, but when her mom falls ill she resorts to stealing and doing dirty work for … Continue reading

Book Review: All in a Drop by Lori Alexander

Tweet Anthony van Leeuwenhoek was an unlikely man to contribute significantly to the world of science. All in a Drop: How Anthony van Leeuwenhoek Discovered an Invisible World, a chapter book by Lori Alexander, tells the story of how this … Continue reading

Book Review: The Big Idea Gang: Bee the Change by James Preller

Tweet When Lizzy and her friend Kym visit a bee farmer, Ozzie, they discover just how important bees are. They think everyone should know that bees pollinate a lot of the flowers and food crops that make the world more … Continue reading

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