ALL THIRTEEN: THE INCREDIBLE CAVE RESCUE OF THE THAI BOYS’ SOCCER TEAM, by Christina Soontornvat, Candlewick Press

A unique account of the amazing Thai cave rescue told in a heart-racing, you-are-there style that blends suspense, science, and cultural insight. On June 23, 2018, twelve young players of the Wild Boars soccer team and their coach enter a cave in northern Thailand seeking an afternoon's adventure. But when they turn to leave, rising … Continue reading ALL THIRTEEN: THE INCREDIBLE CAVE RESCUE OF THE THAI BOYS’ SOCCER TEAM, by Christina Soontornvat, Candlewick Press

WAR IS OVER, by David Almond, Illustrated by David Litchfield, Candlewick Press

Hope Transcends All Transcending its time and period, this moving and lyrical story, beautifully illustrated, explores the fear and hope of children in time of war. I am just a child. How can I be at war? It's 1918, and war is everywhere. John's father is fighting in the trenches far away in France, while … Continue reading WAR IS OVER, by David Almond, Illustrated by David Litchfield, Candlewick Press

UNDERSEA MYSTERY CLUB, TROUBLE WITH TREASURE, EPIC! ORIGINALS, by Courtney Carbone, Melanie Demmer, Andrews McMeel Publishing

The Undersea Mystery Club is going on a treasure hunt! In Book 2 of the series, Violet and Wally discover an old chest hidden in a sea cavern. In order to uncover who put it there and why, they’ll have to figure out how to open its rusty lock!The mystery of the hidden chest sends … Continue reading UNDERSEA MYSTERY CLUB, TROUBLE WITH TREASURE, EPIC! ORIGINALS, by Courtney Carbone, Melanie Demmer, Andrews McMeel Publishing

ODD DOG OUT, by Rob Biddulph, Harper Collins Publishers

Ingenious and Delightful! It’s a dog’s life in the big city… Come join one busy dog on her journey to find her place in the world, in this third sublimely illustrated book from the bestselling, award-winning Rob Biddulph.For busy dogsA busy dayOf busy workAnd busy play But one dog doesn’t quite fit in. It’s lonely … Continue reading ODD DOG OUT, by Rob Biddulph, Harper Collins Publishers

WHAT’S THAT NOISE? by Naomi Howarth, Candlewick Press

A Strange Rumbling Noise... ?? When Magnus the seal is awakened by a rumbling sound, it may be closer than he thinks in a funny, kid-friendly story that winds up with facts about Arctic creatures.Rumble, rumble, rumble. . . . What's that noise?Magnus the Arctic seal wakes up from a very deep sleep one morning, puzzled by … Continue reading WHAT’S THAT NOISE? by Naomi Howarth, Candlewick Press

WHAT I LIKE MOST, by Mary Murphy, Illustrated by Zhu Cheng-Liang, Candlewick Press

There's this, and this, and this... In a lyrical story by Mary Murphy, gorgeously illustrated by award-winning artist Zhu Cheng-Liang, a child offers an ode to her favorite things -- and people. What I like most in the world is my window. This morning, through my window, I see the postman at the red gate. … Continue reading WHAT I LIKE MOST, by Mary Murphy, Illustrated by Zhu Cheng-Liang, Candlewick Press

BIG NATE, BLOW THE ROOF OFF, by Lincoln Peirce, Andrews McMeel Publishing

Ah, Love... This latest Big Nate installment by bestselling author Lincoln Peirce will take readers on a hilarious, romantic, rock-and-roll adventure!Nate Wright is born to be wild! And when Enslave the Mollusk is invited to play at the P.S. 38 annual open house, he and his bandmates are on the stairway to heaven. While the kids rock, … Continue reading BIG NATE, BLOW THE ROOF OFF, by Lincoln Peirce, Andrews McMeel Publishing

THE SAME BUT DIFFERENT TOO, by Karl Newson, Illustrated by Kate Hindley, Nosy Crow/Candlewick Press

A Celebration of all the wonderfully different and similar things that make us who we are. Out May 2019 32 Pages MY THOUGHTS: I received this book in exchange for my honest review. I requested this book to read and review because it happened to come across my desk when my daughter, who is special … Continue reading THE SAME BUT DIFFERENT TOO, by Karl Newson, Illustrated by Kate Hindley, Nosy Crow/Candlewick Press