THE RIGHT ONE FOR RODERIC, by Violeta Noy, Candlewick Press

All ghosts wear white sheets. That’s just what ghosts do. White sheets are good for haunting people, and they make the ghosts feel like part of one big family. But one little ghost named Roderic wants to wear something different. He tries all sorts of things: a bag, a rug, a boot. Can he find … Continue reading THE RIGHT ONE FOR RODERIC, by Violeta Noy, Candlewick Press

JUST BECAUSE, by Mac Barnett, Illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault, Candlewick Press

Curious minds are rewarded with curious answers. Why is the ocean blue? What is the rain? What happened to the dinosaurs? It might be time for bed, but one child is too full of questions about the world to go to sleep just yet. Out September 2019 40 Pages Approx. MY THOUGHTS: I received this … Continue reading JUST BECAUSE, by Mac Barnett, Illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault, Candlewick Press

MY FIRST BOOK OF NEW YORK, by Ingela P. Arrhenius, Walker Books, Candlewick Press

See all the best-loved sites of New York City in this stylish big picture book by Ingela P. Arrhenius. Visit the Statue of Liberty, climb the Empire State Building, catch a show on Broadway — there’s so much to do in New York City! Take a taxi to Times Square, check out the Apollo Theater, … Continue reading MY FIRST BOOK OF NEW YORK, by Ingela P. Arrhenius, Walker Books, Candlewick Press

JAMES RHODES PLAYLIST: THE REBELS AND REVOLUTIONARIES OF SOUND, Illustrated by Martin O’Neill,

Out October 2019 72 Pages Approx. MY THOUGHTS: I received this book in exchange for my honest review. Kids today are online at a very young age. With so much information at their supervised fingertips, there is such a wealth of learning materials for the searching. James Rhodes does a fantastic job by creating an … Continue reading JAMES RHODES PLAYLIST: THE REBELS AND REVOLUTIONARIES OF SOUND, Illustrated by Martin O’Neill,

NEVER TO BE TOLD, by Becky Citra, Orca Book Publishers

"A faint sound brushed her ear, and she heard a voice whisper death. She glanced around, astonished. A gentle breeze had picked up, rippling the long grass in the meadows. She frowned. There was no one else there except Ira and Maddy, and the only sound was the rustling of the aspen leaves by the … Continue reading NEVER TO BE TOLD, by Becky Citra, Orca Book Publishers

JENNIE MAIZELS POP-UP SHAKESPEARE, by Reed Martin & Austin Tichenor, The Reduced Shakespeare Company, Candlewick Press

Learn about all of Shakespeare's plays in one book! Read about William Shakespeare's plays, sonnets, and poems as you never have before in an entertaining pop-up book collaboration between the internationally known comedy troupe the Reduced Shakespeare Company and best-selling illustrator Jennie Maizels. Featuring five interactive spreads filled with dramatic pop-ups, fun foldouts, hilarious summaries, … Continue reading JENNIE MAIZELS POP-UP SHAKESPEARE, by Reed Martin & Austin Tichenor, The Reduced Shakespeare Company, Candlewick Press

SAM WU IS NOT AFRAID OF SHARKS, BOOK #2, by Katie & Kevin Tsang, Illustrated by Nathan Reed, Sterling Children’s Books

Brilliantly funny new young series about the bravest scaredy-cat in the world Sam Wu is NOT a scaredy-cat (except when he is). And when a shark TOTALLY tries to eat him at the local aquarium, he decides he's not going to take any more chances. So at his friend's birthday party at the beach, Sam … Continue reading SAM WU IS NOT AFRAID OF SHARKS, BOOK #2, by Katie & Kevin Tsang, Illustrated by Nathan Reed, Sterling Children’s Books

THE GIFT IS IN THE MAKING: ANISHINAABEG STORIES: THE DEBWE SERIES, Retold by Leanne Simpson, Highwater Press

The Gift Is in the Making retells previously published Anishinaabeg stories, bringing to life Anishinaabeg values and teachings to a new generation. Readers are immersed in a world where all genders are respected, the tiniest being has influence in the world, and unconditional love binds families and communities to each other and to their homeland. … Continue reading THE GIFT IS IN THE MAKING: ANISHINAABEG STORIES: THE DEBWE SERIES, Retold by Leanne Simpson, Highwater Press

DIARY OF AN 8-BIT WARRIOR: FORCING DESTINY, by Cube Kids, Illustrated by Saboten, Andrews McMeel Publishing

  Book 6 of the very popular Diary of an 8-Bit Warrior series of the journal of a young Minecraft villager who dares to dream of becoming a Minecraft warrior! THESE ARE THE REAL BOOKS BY CUBE KID! DIARY OF AN 8-BIT WARRIOR (BOOK 6) WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED AS WIMPY VILLAGER KINDLES 15 & 16. … Continue reading DIARY OF AN 8-BIT WARRIOR: FORCING DESTINY, by Cube Kids, Illustrated by Saboten, Andrews McMeel Publishing

A GREEN PLACE TO BE: THE CREATION OF CENTRAL PARK, by Ashley Benham Yazdani, Candlewick Press

How did Central Park become a vibrant gem in the heart of New York City? Follow the visionaries behind the plan as it springs to green life. In 1858, New York City was growing so fast that new roads and tall buildings threatened to swallow up the remaining open space. The people needed a green … Continue reading A GREEN PLACE TO BE: THE CREATION OF CENTRAL PARK, by Ashley Benham Yazdani, Candlewick Press