Kid Lit: The Fog

I received this book for free from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  The Fog by Kyo Maclear Published on May 16, 2017. Goodreads Summary: Warble is a small yellow warbler who lives on the beautiful island of Icyland, where he pursues his hobby of human watching. But on a warm day, […]

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Juvenile Pile: School-Related Books

We’ve been cramming in some extra reading this past week because the library reading program ends on Saturday. Then they do a special reading program for just August. It’s kind of weird. I wish they would just have one program for the full summer, but whatever. We have 2.5 hours left to squeeze in to […]

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We Bought an Electric Car!

I have wanted a Nissan Leaf since they first came out in 2010. Sadly, they were not released in Wisconsin until 2012, and by then, we’d already bought two new-to-us cars, my parents’ 2001 Honda Accord and a 2006 Toyota Prius. Fast forward to a few months ago, when we noticed that the Honda was […]

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Kid Lit: Shark Lady

I received this book for free from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean’s Most Fearless Scientist by Jess Keating Goodreads Summary: At 9 years old, Eugenie Clark developed an unexpected passion for sharks after a visit to the Battery Park […]

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Kid Lit: My First Book of Soccer

I received this book for free from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  My First Book of Soccer (A Rookie Book) by The Editors of Sports Illustrated Kids Published May 16, 2017. Goodreads Summary: The ref blows the whistle, the striker approaches for kickoff, feet fly-a soccer match is underway! With a fun […]

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Great Reads from June 2017

I am finally caught up on my reviews over at Opinionated Book Lover, so while I don’t have a ton of books to share with you this month, I will in July. Below are the 4-star and 5-star books I’ve read and reviewed recently. My Life with the Liars by Caela Carter Behind the white-washed […]

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Kid Lit: Blossom Plays Possum

I received this book for free from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.  Blossom Plays Possum (Because She’s Shy) by Birdy Jones To be published on July 17, 2017. Goodreads Summary: Blossom is bashful and “plays possum” so she won’t be noticed. She wants to talk and play with other kids, but doesn’t know how. […]

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Kid Lit: Can You Find My Robot’s Arm?

I received this book for free from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  Can You Find My Robot’s Arm? by Chihiro Takeuchi Published on July 4, 2017. NetGalley Summary: One morning, a robot wakes up to find he is missing an arm. He and his robo buddy search inside and outside the house, […]

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