Book Review: Black Canary: Ignite by Meg Cabot

Tweet Dinah Lance has a loud voice. She uses it when she’s mad, or excited, or worried. Her boisterous ways serve her well in the band she’s in with her two best friends. But it causes trouble other times, like … Continue reading

Book Review: The Secret Spiral of Swamp Kid by Kirk Scroggs

Tweet Russell isn’t like the other kids at Houma Bayou Middle School. For one thing, he’s green. And his hair is like duckweed. Plus, he’s got webbed toes and a carrot growing from his finger. As a baby, he was … Continue reading

The Secret Spiral of Swamp Kid by Kirk Scroggs

Tweet Today I’m taking part in the blog tour for The Secret Spiral of Swamp Kid, by Kirk Scroggs. I’m super excited to read the book, because: Swamp Kid’s hometown, Houma, Louisiana, (see facts below for pronunciation) is one of … 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: Ghost: A Collection by Illustratus

Tweet The rumor at Camp Champlain is that the groundskeeper, Old Man Blackwood, knows all the best ghost stories. So two boys head out one night to find his cabin located in marshland at the edge of the property. Their … Continue reading

Book Review & Giveaway: Dear Justice League by Michael Northrup

Tweet Dear Justice League is a fun new graphic novel about Superheroes that turn out to have very human characteristics. I have two copies to give away to readers who comment below. If you’d like a chance to win, just … Continue reading

Book Review: Mystery Club by Davide Cali and Yannick Robert

Tweet Kyle loves a mystery. He even runs a blog from his home in London about how to solve them. The trouble is, he isn’t sure how to find mysteries to solve. Then a man shows up asking him to … Continue reading

Book Review: Before They Were Authors by Elizabeth Haidle

Tweet Some of kids’ favorite writers, people like Roald Dahl, Dr. Seuss, and Madeleine L’Engle, were also young before growing up to become famous. And learning about the lives of these writers-in-the-making can provide inspiration for children, possibly prompting them … Continue reading

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