Kid Lit: An Incomplete Book of Awesome Things

I received this book for free from the publisher. That fact in no way influenced my opinion of the book or the content of this review. An Incomplete Book of Awesome Things by Wee Society Published on August 23, 2016. Goodreads Summary: A celebration some of the world s most universally awesome (but perhaps overlooked) things: masking tape, […]

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Kid Lit: My First Book of Hockey

I received this book for free from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. My First Book of Hockey: A Rookie Book: Mostly Everything Explained About the Game by the Editors of Sports Illustrated for Kids Published on September 20, 2016. Goodreads Summary: The puck drops, skates flash, and sticks fly-a hockey game is […]

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Cybils Fiction Picture Books – Batch 2

Between books I’d already read and books from my first batch of Cybils nominees, I already have 4 books on my shortlist. Basically, I’m putting anything that I rated as 5-stars on my shortlist, and I’ll shift through them from there. I have to work with the other round 1 panelists on narrowing down our […]

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Book Review: Pedro First-Grade Hero (Easy Reader)

I received this book for free from the publisher at BEA 2016. That fact in no way influenced my opinion of the book or the content of this review. Pedro First-Grade Hero by Fran Manushkin Goodreads Summary: Spend some time with Pedro, Katie Woo’s fun-loving friend. From a buggy disaster to a run for class president, Pedro has […]

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Kid Lit: I’ll Wait, Mr. Panda

I received this book for free from the publisher at BEA 2016. That fact in no way influenced my opinion of the book or the content of this review. I’ll Wait, Mr. Panda by Steve Anthony To be published on October 25, 2016. Goodreads Summary: Mr. Panda’s black-and-white animal friends are curious what he’s making, but only one […]

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Perfect Picture Book Friday: Strictly No Elephants

While reading fiction picture book nominees for Cybils, I came across another great book for Perfect Picture Book Friday. This weekly meme is hosted by Susanna Leonard Hill. Head on over to her blog to check out some other highly recommended picture books! Title: Strictly No Elephants Written By: Lisa Mantchev Illustrated By: Taeeun Yoo Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books […]

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Half Birthday Celebration: Pokemon Hunt

Tuesday was Christopher’s half birthday. We have been celebrating half birthdays for a few years since he has a spring birthday, and it was hard watching his friends have birthdays at schools and having to wait so long for his own birthday. And, of course, since we started, now he expects something each year. It’s […]

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Kid Lit Blog Hop: Cara’s Kindness

I received this book for free from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Cara’s Kindness by Kristi Yamaguchi Published on October 4, 2016. Goodreads Summary: When you pass on some kindness, it might make its way back to you… Cara the Cat is struggling with picking the perfect song for her new […]

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