Listings by Karen Yingling, Staff Reviewer

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Pick a Perfect Egg
 
4.3
 
0.0 (0)
Kids Fiction 114 0
Author(s)
Age Range
2+
Release Date
February 14, 2023
Pick a perfect egg with care— Choose a white one nestled there. Gather more and softly stack them. Just be cautious not to crack them! Pairing Jarvis’s joyous illustrations with Patricia Toht’s wonderfully rhythmic text, this holiday ode hops through a busy springtime day all the way...
Amazing Animals Around the World
 
4.3
 
0.0 (0)
Kids Nonfiction 87 0
Author(s)
Age Range
6+
Release Date
March 28, 2023
The fabulous diversity of the animal kingdom is on full display in this beautifully designed book featuring some of the most interesting creatures on earth. Animals are amazing! They can change their colors, grow armored defensive systems and develop amazing hiding abilities and deadly poisonous hunting skills. ...
Amazing Insects Around the World
 
4.3
 
0.0 (0)
Kids Nonfiction 33 0
Author(s)
Age Range
6+
Release Date
March 28, 2023
The fabulous diversity of the tiny animal kingdom is on full display in this beautifully designed book featuring some of the most interesting insects on earth. See how amazing insects truly are! They can be as small as a grain of sand, or bigger than the palm of your...
Finally Seen
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Kids Fiction 56 0
When ten-year-old Lina Gao steps off the plane in Los Angeles, it’s her first time in America and the first time seeing her parents and her little sister in five years! She’s been waiting for this moment every day while she lived with her grandmother in Beijing, getting teased...
Once There Was
 
4.3
 
0.0 (0)
Kids Fiction 42 0
Author(s)
Age Range
10+
Release Date
April 04, 2023
Once was, once wasn’t. So began the stories Marjan’s father told her as a little girl—fables like the story of the girl who sprung a unicorn from a hunter’s snare, or the nomad boy who rescued a baby shirdal. Tales of mythical beasts that filled her with...
Big Shot (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #16)
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Middle Grade Fiction 1483 0
Author(s)
Age Range
8+
Release Date
October 26, 2021
In Big Shot, book 16 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series from #1 international bestselling author Jeff Kinney, Greg Heffley and sports just don’t mix. After a disastrous field day competition at school, Greg decides that when it comes to his athletic career, he’s officially...
Retro
Retro Featured
 
3.7
 
0.0 (0)
Young Adult Fiction 1193 0
Age Range
12+
Release Date
January 24, 2023
It was never meant to happen this way. Things were never supposed to get this out of hand. After a cyberbullying incident at her school goes viral, Luna Iglesias finds herself at the heart of a brewing controversy. When the social media company Limbo—who are...
Harvest House
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Young Adult Fiction 74 0
Age Range
12+
Release Date
April 11, 2023
NSK Neustadt Laureate and New York Times best-selling author Cynthia Leitich Smith delivers a thrilling cross-genre follow-up to the acclaimed Hearts Unbroken. Deftly leading readers to the literary crossroads of contemporary realism and haunting mystery, Cynthia Leitich Smith revisits the world of her American Indian Youth Literature...
The Whispering Pines (Exit 13, Book 1)
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
Middle Grade Fiction 136 0
Author(s)
Age Range
8+
Release Date
February 07, 2023
The McGinns were supposed to be going on a perfectly normal family vacation. Sure, Ash's older sister Willow was a pain, their dog Daisy was a whiny scaredy cat, and their parents were being kind of lame. All of that was to be expected. Perfectly normal! But when the...
Lasagna Means I Love You
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Middle Grade Fiction 114 0
Age Range
8+
Release Date
February 21, 2023
What are the essential ingredients that make a family? Eleven-year-old Mo is making up her own recipe in this unforgettable story that's a little sweet, a little sour, and totally delicious. Nan was all the family Mo ever needed. But suddenly she’s gone, and Mo finds herself...
Piece by Piece: How I Built My Life (No Instructions Required)
 
4.3
 
0.0 (0)
Middle Grade Non-Fiction 97 0
Age Range
10+
Release Date
October 25, 2022
David Aguilar was born missing part of one arm, a small detail that seemed to define his life and limit people’s ideas of who he was and who he could be. But in this funny and heartfelt memoir, David proves that he can throw out the rulebook and people’s...
Under Pressure (B.E.S.T. World, 2)
 
3.7
 
0.0 (0)
Middle Grade Fiction 88 0
Author(s)
Age Range
8+
Release Date
November 08, 2022
In the second book of this inclusive near-future adventure trilogy, the kids from box #242 take a deep dive into a secret underwater world in hopes of finding their missing best friend and saving another from a life-altering bionic augmentation. Told through the alternating perspectives of...
The Baker by the Sea
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
Kids Fiction 93 0
Author(s)
Age Range
4+
Release Date
November 01, 2022
If you keep walking over the hills and across the fields, you will come to the edge, where the land meets the sea. And on this edge lies a village. This is my home. In this village by the sea, a young boy notes the roles that...
Midnight at the Shelter
 
3.3
 
0.0 (0)
Middle Grade Fiction 64 0
Age Range
8+
Release Date
November 01, 2022
Rescue dog MahDi is happy helping his human partner, “MomDoc,” with the important work at her vet clinic and the local animal shelter. The two of them make a good team, caring for the town’s pets and matchmaking rescue animals with the families who need them. ...
Too Small Tola and the Three Fine Girls
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Kids Fiction 79 0
Author(s)
Age Range
6+
Release Date
October 18, 2022
Acclaimed author and storyteller Atinuke reunites with illustrator Onyinye Iwu for a follow-up to their highly acclaimed first chapter book about a little girl with a mighty will and charm to spare. Too Small Tola lives in an apartment with her clever sister, Moji; her big brother, Dapo; and...
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