Reviews written by Bethany Wicker, Listings Manager & Staff Reviewer

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October 07, 2022
Overall rating
 
4.0
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4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
4.0
No Matter Your Size, You can make a Difference

Once there was a mouse who carried a house on his back. He always knows where he needs to be each time he stops for the night. Sure enough, the next place he unloads holds lots of animals in need of shelter. Each time the house doesn't seem like it's...

October 07, 2022
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Beautiful Illustrations

'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS is a classic Christmas story that has been passed down from generation to generation. It's about one man's encounter with St. Nicholas and while it's been told in many different fashions, this book sticks to the original wording from 1823. It flows as smooth as...

October 07, 2022
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Kids Fiction
Teaches Values and Morals

Little Wolf isn't very good at being bad. Instead, he's well behaved and kind. With no idea of what else to do, his mom and dad decide it's best to send him to Bad School to learn how to be a Bad Wolf like them. At this school, Little Wolf...

October 07, 2022
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Parental Love through all the Seasons

I LOVE YOU ALL YEAR ROUND takes the reader through each season and no matter how the environment changes around them, Big Hare will always love Litte Hare. In one book, we get four classic GUESS HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU stories, each featuring our favorite hares. The illustrations are...

September 21, 2022
Overall rating
 
3.3
Plot
 
3.0
Characters
 
3.0
Writing Style
 
3.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
4.0
Kids Fiction
Magic in Sounds

NUTCRACKER NIGHT follows a little girl and her family as they're off to experience an exciting Christmas event. They are on their way to see the famous Nutcracker play and she's so excited. There's always magic surrounding the Nutcracker ballet, but not many people think of the sounds go along...

September 21, 2022
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
4.0
Great Tool For Children Who Want to Make Money

HOW DO KIDS MAKE MONEY is a book that teaches children ways they can make money. It addresses things they can to be responsible with both the planning stage and budgeting after they start making money. Money management is an important part of making money that a lot of people...

August 21, 2022
Overall rating
 
3.3
Plot
 
3.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
3.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
N/A
Young Adult Fiction
Creepy with a touch of LGBT

When her grandfather passes away, Helen has to return to Harrow (her childhood home) with her mother and brother and meet the family that her mother has been trying to keep her out of. Here, they find out that her grandfather has left Helen the estate along with a hefty...

August 21, 2022
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
4.0
Passing On the Classics

Almost everyone knows the story of The Turtle and the Hare as we're taught that being fast doesn't automatically win you the race. Well, this book features a collection of that one and other popular fables from Aesop for children to learn some valuable life lessons. The author also addresses...

August 12, 2022
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Kids Fiction
Cute Friendship Between Unlikely Animals

Mouse, Elephant, and Giraffe love to play together and their mutual interests make them great friends. They always have so much fun and like the way things are. But when they meet Lion, they think he's sad because he's alone. Feeling sorry for him, the three friends ask him to...

August 12, 2022
Overall rating
 
4.8
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
4.0
Cute and Silly Story

A group of animals put their heads together and try to determine which physical attribute is the best to protect themselves. The bunny thinks it's his long ears. The bird believes it's his wings. While each animal announces its strength, the others picture themselves with that same trait. In the...

August 12, 2022
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
4.0
A Nod to Grandmothers

Julia heads to her grandmother's house for the first time by herself. While there, she realizes that there's something different about Grandma. She's special in a way that she can always tell when Julia's going to need something and weaves the best stories. When Julia starts missing her home, Grandma...

July 29, 2022
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
4.0
Cute Read!

“Whoosh, whizz, whine, and whir, this is the sound of nature.” BUZZ, CROAK, HISS, AND HOOT is a lyrical children’s book that teaches about all the wonderful sounds of nature. All you have to do is pay attention and listen to be rewarded with a...

July 26, 2022
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
N/A
Young Adult Fiction
Perfect for K-Drama Fans

Hannah has the summer and her senior year all planned out, and they all revolve around her boyfriend Nate. But when he breaks up with her at the beginning of summer, she finds herself lost and willing to do anything to get him back. Even if it involves searching into...

July 24, 2022 (Updated: July 24, 2022)
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
4.0
Kids Fiction
Heart of Ballet

Being new to ballet, Misty doesn't know the story of Coppélia, but finds herself enthralled as her teacher weaves the tale. After hearing the story, Misty is more than excited to perform it for her first recital. When she gets casted as a main lead, she's ready to put her...

July 19, 2022
Overall rating
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Learning Value
 
5.0
Perfect Introduction to Race

All children notice different skin tones because it's a part of their growing brain's curiosity. OUR SKIN teaches about why there's a difference and that it's because of melanin in our bodies. It isn't because one skin tone is better than another. It addresses racism and the negatives of it...

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