Reviews written by Bethany Wicker, Listings Manager & Staff Reviewer

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November 15, 2022
Overall rating
 
3.5
Plot
 
3.0
Characters
 
3.0
Writing Style
 
3.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Kids Fiction
Cute Winter Read

A boy and his grandfather are spending the day together and head out to gather materials for a project. While shopping, they notice a sign where a family reports that their dog has gone missing. The two of them decide to go out and help look for it, but find...

November 15, 2022
Overall rating
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Learning Value
 
5.0
Middle Grade Non-Fiction
Weird Wonders of the World

WEIRD BUT TRUE WORLD 2023 brings children interesting and weird facts from all over the world, highlighting some that even happened this year! After the introduction, the book opens up for dates to look forward to in 2023 to celebrate the odd things in life and my daughter had me...

November 14, 2022
Overall rating
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Learning Value
 
5.0
Middle Grade Non-Fiction
All Things Dinosaurs with Stunning Pictures

DINOSAUR ATLAS is an incredible reference book for dinosaurs with stunning illustrations to go along with all of the fun facts. It's divided into a few different sections: Meet the Dinosaurs, the three different time periods, each continent and their findings, and after the dinosaurs. There are plenty of interesting...

November 14, 2022
Overall rating
 
4.3
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
4.0
Kids Fiction
Parenthood in a Nutshell

Mommy does not sleep because of baby. Daddy is grumpy because of baby. While using humor, the author takes us through a day in the life of a parent with a new baby. It includes everything from the lack of sleep, the anxiety, and the stress. It also shows how...

November 14, 2022
Overall rating
 
3.3
Plot
 
3.0
Characters
 
3.0
Writing Style
 
3.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
4.0
Kids Fiction
Cute for Aspiring Poets

A little girl has an older neighbor who she likes to refer to as "My Poet" because she loves to write poetry. The two of them like to go on walks together and the older woman teaches the little girl where her inspiration comes from. She shows her how to...

November 14, 2022
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
4.0
Cute Boy Who's Proud of His Name

Edimorwhitimormiligimmus Tug is named after his grandpa, uncle, aunt, and granny and is very proud of it. The only problem is that it's a very long name and can be a bit of a mouthful for his teacher and classmates. When a new student arrives at his school, his teacher...

November 05, 2022
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
N/A
Young Adult Fiction
Drama-filled Pirates

This story alternates between three different point of views and the first is Csilla. Csilla is the captain of her ship full of sisters and the story opens up with her on trial for piracy. After she's saved, we meet Flynn, who is a childhood friend along with Kane. Kane...

November 04, 2022
Overall rating
 
4.3
Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
4.0
Learning Value
 
5.0
Food and Culture From Around the World

FOOD ATLAS takes the reader across the world to see the different types of foods other cultures eat. From North to South and East to West, children will get to learn how other cultures view meals. They also incorporate history and geography with their food facts and I even learned...

November 04, 2022
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Cute and Easy Read!

Harry absolutely loves his yard and wants nothing more than to be a good dog. One day, a squirrel takes up residence in his yard and that’s when things take a turn. The squirrel destroys the flowers, digs holes, and more while Harry just wants to enjoy his surroundings. He...

October 07, 2022
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
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...

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