DOG DRIVEN, By Terry Lynn Johnson, Author of Ice Dogs, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers

From the author of Ice Dogs comes a riveting adventure about a musher who sets out to prove her impaired vision won't hold her back from competing in a rigorous sled race through the Canadian wilderness. Perfect for fans of Gary Paulsen. McKenna Barney is trying to hide her worsening eyesight and has been isolating herself for the … Continue reading DOG DRIVEN, By Terry Lynn Johnson, Author of Ice Dogs, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers

I, COSMOS, by Carlie Sorosiak, Candlewick Press

A golden retriever narrates a hilarious, heart-tugging tale of a dog and his humans as he tries to keep his family together while everything around them falls apart.Ever since Cosmo became a big brother to Max ten years ago, he's known what his job was: to protect his boy and make him happy. Through many … Continue reading I, COSMOS, by Carlie Sorosiak, Candlewick Press

THE DOG WHO WANTED TO FLY, by Kathy Stinson, Illustrated by Brandon James Scott, Annick Press

Who says dogs can't fly? Meet Zora: a dog with a big dream and an even bigger personality. All Zora wants to do is learn how to fly so she can catch that pesky squirrel in her yard. But try as she might to prove to her friend Tully--a skeptical cat--that dogs truly can fly, … Continue reading THE DOG WHO WANTED TO FLY, by Kathy Stinson, Illustrated by Brandon James Scott, Annick Press

ESCAPE, DON’T STOP RUNNING, by Linwood Barclay, Puffin Books/Penguin Random House

  MY THOUGHTS: I received this book in exchange for my honest review. The first book of this "Chase" series, came out in July of 2017 and promised to keep young readers sitting on the edge of their seats. I read the first book when it first came out and decided I needed to re-read … Continue reading ESCAPE, DON’T STOP RUNNING, by Linwood Barclay, Puffin Books/Penguin Random House

COOP THE GREAT, by Larry Verstraete, Great Plains/Yellow Dog

Coop is an aging, cynical, down-and-out dachshund who faces the ultimate test when his new owner, Mike, and Mike’s grandchildren, Zach and Emma, run into trouble. Mike rescued him, but does Coop have what it takes to do the same? Drawing strength from the stories about great dogs that Mike shares with him, Coop charts … Continue reading COOP THE GREAT, by Larry Verstraete, Great Plains/Yellow Dog

SPELLED, THE STORYMAKERS SERIES #1, by Betsy Schow, Sourcebooks Fire

Link to Book #2 Review Here Link to Book #3 Review Here Somewhere over the rainbow, all spell is about to break loose… Fairy Tale Survival Rule No. 32: If you find yourself at the mercy of a wicked witch, sing a romantic ballad and wait for your Prince Charming to save the day. Yeah, no thanks. … Continue reading SPELLED, THE STORYMAKERS SERIES #1, by Betsy Schow, Sourcebooks Fire

THE MISCALCULATIONS OF LIGHTNING GIRL, by Stacy McAnulty/ Random House

Middle school is the one problem Lucy Callahan can't solve in this middle-grade novel perfect for fans of The Fourteenth Goldfish, Rain Reign, and Counting by 7s. Lucy Callahan was struck by lightning. She doesn't remember it, but it changed her life forever. The zap gave her genius-level math skills, and ever since, Lucy has … Continue reading THE MISCALCULATIONS OF LIGHTNING GIRL, by Stacy McAnulty/ Random House

I’m Not Your Sweet Babboo! By Schulz, A Peanut Collection, Book Review, Andrews McMeil Publishing

DESCRIPTION: In "I'm Not Your Sweet Babboo!, " an endearing collection of strips from 1983, Sally tries harder than ever to convince Linus that he is indeed her sweetie. But when Linus fails to come through with candy and flowers on Valentine's Day, Sally forces Charlie Brown to punch his best friend, Linnus, in the … Continue reading I’m Not Your Sweet Babboo! By Schulz, A Peanut Collection, Book Review, Andrews McMeil Publishing

HOME SWEET HOME, by Mia Cassany, illustrated by Paula Blumen, Quarto Publishing Group – Frances Lincoln Children’s Books, Children’s Nonfiction

Available now! Description Kids will have their imaginations captured by this beautiful, non-fiction picture book that looks at home from around the world. Home from Home celebrates the wide diversity of living quarters people around the world live in. Find out who lives in a Brooklyn brownstone or a Tokyo apartment! What about a London … Continue reading HOME SWEET HOME, by Mia Cassany, illustrated by Paula Blumen, Quarto Publishing Group – Frances Lincoln Children’s Books, Children’s Nonfiction