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September 28, 2018

The iconic song, Footloose, has gotten a children’s literature make-over! In the children’s book, Footloose, by Kenny Loggins, the animals of the jungle are having an epic dance party.

The classic song-lyrics are all still there! But this time, the song lyrics are mixed...

September 27, 2018

You cannot have a character in your story named Mango Delight without her being just absolutely delightful!

Mango Delight is entering the seventh-grade. She thinks this year will be a breeze. After all, Mango has her best friend, Brooklyn by her side, or at least she th...

September 26, 2018

If you are looking for a novel that keeps you on the edge of your seat, Gorilla Dawn by Gill Lewis is for you.

Gorilla Dawn tells the story of a baby gorilla that has been kidnapped from his family by rebel soldiers that are running rabid deep in the jungle. These rebel...

September 25, 2018

Stories of immigrant families being separated have been flooding the news recently. Heartbreaking testimonies of young children left to fend for themselves as their parents are sent back to the countries they have immigrated from. Opinions aside, the challenges and har...

September 24, 2018

Do you like books about different perspectives? If so, Save Me A Seat, by Sarah Weeks, is the book for you. This is a fiction book that I personally loved because it is about people from two different places.

At the beginning of the book, you will meet Ravi. Ravi is fro...

September 21, 2018

Cool Salsa: Bilingual Poems on Growing Up Latino in the United States is a collection of poems selected and chosen by Lori M. Carlson. Her collection of poems focuses on the different aspects of growing up as a Latino immigrant. The poems focus on everything from norma...

September 20, 2018

Not all princesses wear ball gowns. Some wear jumpsuits and drive race cars!

In The Princess and the Pit Stop, you will get a book that packs a fun twist to the typical fairy-tales that you are used too. Sure, you have your princess, but she is no damsel in distress!

In...

September 19, 2018

We all know those children that tend to challenge everything they are told not to do. For example, they may be told that they cannot do something, so they find a way to still do what they want to do while technically also still kind of listening to you!

In the story, No...

September 18, 2018

Tom Percival’s story, Perfectly Norman, is exquisitely illustrated and written. I just loved it from the moment I opened it.

The characteristic of the story that jumped out at me the most was the juxtaposition between Norman and the other characters and background in th...

September 17, 2018

Do you love dogs? Do you love dog books?! You will love this awesome book called Can I Be Your Dog?  by Troy Cummings. It is a book about a dog named Arfy. He is looking for a human (or owner). He is looking on a street named Butternut Street. This book will make you w...

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