Perfect Picture Book Friday – The Magic Flute

27 Jan Susanna Leonard Hill has a feature on her blog called Perfect Picture Book Friday . It is a list of “perfect” picture books recommended by all sorts of people. I chose this book because I like classical music and today is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s birthday! The Magic Flute – An Opera by Mozart … Read more Perfect Picture Book Friday – The Magic Flute

Review! Connect the Stars by Marisa de los Santos and David Teague

2 NOV connectConnect the Stars Co-written by Marisa de los Santos and David Teague 352 pages – ages 9+ Published by HarperCollins on September 22, 2015 Synopsis- Aaron Archer is a living encyclopedia – he remembers every single thing he’s read/heard – word for word. Audrey Alcott is a walking lie detector – she can … Read more Review! Connect the Stars by Marisa de los Santos and David Teague

Review! The Simple Art of Flying by Cory Leonardo

BY THISKIDREVIEWSBOOKS on JULY 22, 2019 • ( 12 ) The Simple Art of Flying By Cory Leonardo 384 pages – ages 9+ Published by Aladdin on February 12, 2019 Synopsis- Alastair knew he would always have his sister Aggie. No matter what happened in their African grey parrot-lives, he knew they would always be … Read more Review! The Simple Art of Flying by Cory Leonardo

Perfect Picture Book Friday! As Fast As Words Could Fly by Pamela M. Tuck

22 Nov Susanna Leonard Hill has a feature on her blog called Perfect Picture Book Friday. It is a list of “perfect” picture books recommended by all sorts of people. I chose this book because it is a picture book meant for older kids that talks about segregation in schools and the civil rights movement. … Read more Perfect Picture Book Friday! As Fast As Words Could Fly by Pamela M. Tuck

The 39 Clues: Unstoppable Book 1: Nowhere to Run by Jude Watson

23 Sep unstopThe 39 Clues: Unstoppable Book 1: Nowhere to Run By Jude Watson 272 pages – Ages 8 – 12 years Series: The 39 Clues: Unstoppable (Book 1) Published by Scholastic Inc. October 1, 2013 Dan and Amy Cahill, the two kids in charge of the world’s most powerful family and keepers of The … Read more The 39 Clues: Unstoppable Book 1: Nowhere to Run by Jude Watson

Review! The Eighth Day by Dianne K. Salerni

BY THISKIDREVIEWSBOOKS on DECEMBER 8, 2014 • ( 18 ) 8thdayThe Eighth Day Series: The Eighth Day (Book 1) By Dianne K. Salerni 320 pages – ages 8+ Published by HarperCOllins on April 22, 2014 Synopsis- Jax Aubrey hated his eighteen-year-old ignorant guardian, Riley Pendare, and the town that he now lived in. He started … Read more Review! The Eighth Day by Dianne K. Salerni

Review! Fantasy League by Mike Lupica

18 Sep fantasyleagueFantasy League by Mike Lupica 304 pages – ages 10+ Published by Philomel on September 16, 2014 SUMMARY- Seventh-grader Charlie Gaines was an everyday kid who loved football. Charlie also happened to be a whiz at fantasy football. Charlie’s best friend, Anna happens to be the granddaughter of the owner of a local … Read more Review! Fantasy League by Mike Lupica

Book Review! Loot: How to Steal A Fortune by Jude Watson

24 Jun Many middle grade readers know Jude Watson from the 39 Clues books she’s written. I am a HUGE fan of the many Star Wars books she’s authored too. Ms. Watson has a distinctive writing style and is one of my favorite MG authors. When I saw she was writing a new MG book, … Read more Book Review! Loot: How to Steal A Fortune by Jude Watson