KAIA AND THE BEES, by Maribeth Boelts, Illustrated by Angela Dominguez, Candlewick Press

The author of Those Shoes and an award-winning illustrator team up for the story of a girl who tries to overcome her fear of bees to see how amazing they are. Kaia is the brave type. Like hottest-hot-pepper brave. But there is one thing that scares her: BEES! And right now, thousands of bees live on her … Continue reading KAIA AND THE BEES, by Maribeth Boelts, Illustrated by Angela Dominguez, Candlewick Press

MY GREEN DAY, by Melanie Walsh, Candlewick Press

Turn the innovative shaped pages to reveal ten ways in which every child can make their day greener. With a helpful explanation to back up every activity, this is the perfect picture book for teaching young children the importance of conserving the world around them. Out 2020 40 Pages MY THOUGHTS: I received this book … Continue reading MY GREEN DAY, by Melanie Walsh, Candlewick Press

ALBA AND THE OCEAN CLEANUP, by Lara Hawthorne, Big Picture Press/Candlewick Press

Alba the fish has spent her entire life collecting precious objects that drift down to the ocean floor. From delicate shells to brightly colored coral, each year on her birthday she gathers one more precious item. But over the years, Alba notices her collection is losing its sparkle and that the world is changing. There … Continue reading ALBA AND THE OCEAN CLEANUP, by Lara Hawthorne, Big Picture Press/Candlewick Press

TWO GIRLS A CLOCK, AND A CROOKED HOUSE, by Michael Poore, Random House

Combine the thought-provoking time travel of When You Reach Me with the humorous storytelling of Lemony Snicket, and you get a wholly original journey through time, space, and the depths of the human heart. This is a story of things that are not possible. It's not possible for Amy to see spirits. (She does.) It's … Continue reading TWO GIRLS A CLOCK, AND A CROOKED HOUSE, by Michael Poore, Random House