Book Review: Older Than Dirt by Don Brown and Dr. Mike Perfit

Tweet The story of Earth is a story of geology — continents shifting, volcanoes erupting, plates shifting, rocks forming, and more. That story comes alive for young readers in Older Than Dirt: A Wild But True History of Earth by … Continue reading

Book Review: Sputnik’s Guide to Life on Earth by Frank Cottrell Boyce

Tweet “Before you start anything, make a list. That’s what my granddad says.” Prez has learned so much from his granddad, but now his granddad can’t take care of Prez anymore and Prez has gone to live in temporary housing. … Continue reading

Book Review: The Postcard by Tony Abbott

Tweet When Jason’s grandmother dies, he’s not sad, just upset about having to join his dad in Florida to help get her house ready to sell. How could he be sad about losing someone he never met? But once he’s … Continue reading

Book Review: Curious Constructions by Michael Hearst

Tweet Throughout the world you can find strange structures made by man and nature. Take, for example, termite mounds. If you compare the size of termites to the size of humans you’d find that the mounds are equivalent in height … Continue reading

Book Review: The Astounding Broccoli Boy by Frank Cottrell Boyce

Tweet When Rory Rooney’s skin turns green on a field trip he lands in the isolation ward of a hospital in London, where the doctor wants to test and observe him to see if he’s contagious. Rory is shocked to … Continue reading

Book Review: The Best Man by Richard Peck

Tweet Richard Peck is a master at creating captivating young characters learning life lessons from the adults around them. He has another winner in The Best Man. With characteristic wit and humor, Peck has given readers another character to love, … Continue reading

Book Review: Wilf the Mighty Worrier Battles a Pirate by Georgia Pritchett

Tweet Wilf, everybody’s favorite worrier, is back after having saved the world from destruction by his evil neighbor Alan. This time Alan has another evil plan to destroy the world, and Wilf has to stop him. But first he must … Continue reading

Book Review: Meet the Bobs and Tweets by Pepper Springfield

Tweet The Bobs are a family of slobs (except one), the Tweets are all neat (except one). When a real estate agent sells them houses across the street from each other, it’s just a matter of time before the two … Continue reading

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