Book Review: The Last Super Chef by Chris Negron

Tweet Curtis loves to cook. Whether it’s whipping up a cheese soufflé for his mom and younger sister or earning extra money for the family by selling gourmet cupcakes, he likes to use his culinary skills to make other people … Continue reading

Book Review: Marie Curie by Julie Knutson

Tweet Marie Curie was the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize for the discovery, with her husband Pierre, of the elements polonium and radium. She worked during a time when it was difficult for female scientists to be … 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: Temple Alley Summer by Sachiko Kashiwaba

Tweet “I never dreamed my house had a secret unknown to my parents or me—and believe me, when I discovered it, I had no plans to get involved. I am a scaredy-cat.” Thus begins Temple Alley Summer by Sachiko Kashiwaba, … Continue reading

Book Review: Even and Odd by Sarah Beth Durst

Tweet Sisters Emma and Olivia are better known by their nicknames, Even and Odd, because their magic works only on alternating days. They live on the border of the normal world, selling items out of their family store to magical … Continue reading

Book Review: Taking Up Space by Alyson Gerber

Tweet Sarah has always felt strong and confident in her body. She loves basketball, is a key player for the team, and has a group of friends who also play. But her parents are both often away from home for … Continue reading

Book Review: The Wild Book by Juan Villoro

Tweet When Juan’s parents separate, he is sent to his eccentric uncle’s house for the summer while his mom and dad figure out how to move forward. Uncle Tito lives in a house filled with books and he has unusual … Continue reading

Book Review: The Extraordinary Book That Eats Itself by Susan Hayes and Penny Arlon

Tweet Parents looking for environmentally friendly activities they can do with their children will find inspiration, instructions and materials in The Extraordinary Book That Eats Itself. Authors Susan Hayes and Penny Arlon present a variety of projects that appeal to … Continue reading

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