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May 19, 2020
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5.0
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5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Kids Fiction
The Hideout: An Adventure Without Leaving Your Room

If you are a fan of “Where the Wild Things Are” you will love “The Hideout” written by Susanna Mattiangeli accompanied by beautiful artistry by Felicita Sala. The story begins with a holler from the other room, “it’s time to go,” but where is Hannah? Nobody can find her. Why?...

November 06, 2019
Young Adult Nonfiction
Fearless Public Speaking

If you have weak, wobbly knees and a pounding heart when you face an audience--don't worry, that's good! In Fearless Public Speaking: A Guide for Beginners, Joy Jones shows teens and tweens how to make stage fright your friend. Jones takes on public speaking with funny, friendly, and a slightly...

November 03, 2019
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Trees

When I was a little girl there were only a few books that I drug around with me to stare at the pictures. This will be that book for your child. In fact, this encyclopedic book answers your questions with a light, witty touch and is great for all ages,...

November 03, 2019
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Kids Fiction
The Hideout

The artistry and illustrations in The Hideout are dreamlike, painting a picture of your favorite park and woodland location hidden deep inside of your mind. It is books like this that through illustrations along with the power of words allow our imaginations to transport us to new worlds. ...

November 03, 2019
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Endling The First: A Journey into Nedarra

Applegate delivers an action-packed middle-grade sequel in a uniquely otherworldly setting, with characters that are relatable, cute and fuzzy, along with having goals as they learn to hold onto hope.

October 05, 2019
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
4.0
The Squatchicorns: A Delightful Read

In this chapter book, The Squatchicorns by Ellen Potter, the third book in a series about a friendship between a human boy, Boone, and a young Sasquatch, Hugo. As the story opens Hugo is playing in his cave apartment with his sister, when he receives a bottled message in a...

August 16, 2019
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Young Adult Nonfiction
Hello Girls: Friendship on Fire

Some friendships are unbreakable. In “Hello Girls,” the latest novel by Brittany Cavallaro and Emily Henry you will find a story of a friendship forged by fire. A tale inspired by their own “Thelma and Louise” road trip moment. The two of them fashioned an intriguingly funny novel about two...

August 16, 2019
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Young Adult Nonfiction
Exciting and Heartfelt: The Rule Of Many

The Rule of Many is an action-packed sequel to “The Rule of One” written by Ashley and Leslie Saunders, twin sisters who hail from the suburbs of Dallas, Texas and who have done it again. The Rule of Many gives you both exciting adventures and those tender heartfelt moments...

August 06, 2019
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Snow & Rose: A Most Enchanting Tale

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