Posted on: February 1, 2017

Hooray for the Golly Sisters!

Hooray for the Golly Sisters!

by Betsy Byars; illustrated by Sue Truesdell


In continued adventures, May-May and Rose take their traveling road show to more audiences.

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Posted on: May 12, 2016

Rhyming Dust Bunnies

Rhyming Dust Bunnies

by Jan Thomas

Mia's Review:
This book is a quirky introduction to rhyming sounds for readers getting ready for the more complicated rhythms of Dr. Seuss. Beware the broom!

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Posted on: May 12, 2016

Three Times Lucky

Three Times Lucky

by Sheila Turnage
Mia's Review:A plucky heroine with a hilarious gift for storytelling and a real sense of place in a small Southern town make this mystery just the right combination of funny and suspenseful....read more...

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Posted on: May 12, 2016

Who Would Win: Lion Vs. Tiger

Who Would Win - Lion Vs Tiger

by Jerry Pallotta; illustrated by Rob Bolster
Mia's Review:This series pits fearsome creatures against each other, cleverly introducing science facts and zoology while asking kids to guess which animal is going to come out on top. Who is the real king ......read more...

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Posted on: November 17, 2015

All the World

All the World

by Liz Garton Scanlon; illustrated by Marla Frazee

Pictures and rhyming text celebrate a family's day spent going to the beach, shopping at the market, eating at a restaurant and spending the evening with the rest of the extended family.

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Posted on: November 17, 2015

Fangbone! Third-Grade Barbarian

Fangbone!

by Michael Rex

Eastwood Elementary's new student is nothing like the other kids in 3G. Fangbone is a barbarian warrior from another world! And he's been charged with the task of keeping a deadly weapon from Skullbania's vilest villain, Venomous Drool. Can ...

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Posted on: November 17, 2015

Greenglass House

Greenglass House

by Kate Milford; illustrated by Jaime Zollars

At Greenglass House, a smuggler's inn, twelve-year-old Milo, the innkeepers' adopted son, plans to spend his winter holidays relaxing but soon guests are arriving with strange stories about the house sending Mi...

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Posted on: November 17, 2015

I Survived. Hurricane Katrina, 2005

I Survived. Hurricane Katrina, 2005

by Lauren Tarshis; illustrated by Scott Dawson

Eleven-year-old Barry Hunter and his family attempt to ride out Hurricane Katrina at home in the Lower Ninth Ward in New Orleans when his little sister gets ill, but when the levees break, Barry gets swept awa...

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Posted on: November 17, 2015

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh

by Robert C. O'Brien; illustrated by Zena Bernstein

Having no one to help her with her problems, a widowed mouse visits the rats whose former imprisonment in a laboratory made them wise and long lived.

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Posted on: November 17, 2015

Outside Over There

Outside Over There

by Maurice Sendak


With Papa off to sea and Mama despondent, Ida must go outside over there to rescue her baby sister from goblins who steal her to be a goblin's bride.

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Posted on: November 17, 2015

The Red Tree

The Red Tree

by Shaun Tan


Awakening one day to a dark and somber mood, a little girl faces a day where everything goes very badly, and seeks hope amid her sadness.

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Posted on: November 17, 2015

What the World Eats

What the World Eats

by Faith D'Aluisio; photographed by Peter Menzel

A photographic collection exploring what the world eats featuring portraits of twenty-five families from twenty-one countries surrounded by a week's worth of food.

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