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A Forest, a Flood, and an Unlikely Star – J.A.Myhre

See larger image A Forest, a Flood, and an Unlikely Star (Rwendigo Tales) A Forest, a Flood, and an Unlikely Star is the third book in the Rwendigo Series.  This African adventure story which features a boy, his sister, and an orphaned gorilla is filled with action.  It also includes many current concerns that […]

Some Kind of Courage – Dan Gemeinhart

See larger image Some Kind of Courage Our daughter found the display for the 2017-2018 Bluebonnet Award nominees at the library and has been faithfully reading through them.  Some Kind of Courage has been one of her favorites.  It is a historical fiction book that will literally have you at the edge of your […]

The 101 Coolest Simple Science Experiments: Awesome Things To Do With Your Parents, Babysitters and Other Adults – Rachel Miller, Holly Homer, and Jamie Harrington

See larger image The 101 Coolest Simple Science Experiments: Awesome Things To Do With Your Parents, Babysitters and Other Adults Our little lady loves science, and we have had a number of science experiment books over the years.  This one is by far our favorite.  First, the layout of the book is terrific.  Experiments […]

The Great Pet Escape (Pets on the Loose!) – Victoria Jamieson

See larger image The Great Pet Escape (Pets on the Loose!) The Great Pet Escape is a fun story presented in graphic novel format.  It is part of a series that features the tales of class pets at school. Although designed for beginning chapter book readers, older kids will enjoy this one too. New From:
$9.77 USD In Stock

Wayback Wednesday ~ The Hundred Dresses – Eleanor Estes

See larger image The Hundred Dresses My daughter and I read this book together a couple of years ago, and we are still talking about it.

The Hundred Dresses tells a thought provoking tale about peer pressure.  Although written in the 1940’s it is sadly still highly relevant.  It is a short book, but […]

Nurk: The Strange, Surprising Adventures of a (Somewhat) Brave Shrew – Ursula Brewer

See larger image Nurk: The Strange, Surprising Adventures of a (Somewhat) Brave Shrew Nurk is a wonderful adventure story that features a shrew named Nurk who is an unlikely hero.  Courage, friendship, kindness and hope are explored in this thought-provoking tale that will delight intermediate elementary readers as well as their parents.  New From: $8.53 USD In Stock

Hello Stars (Faithgirlz/Lena in the Spotlight) – Alena Pitts and Wynter Pitts

See larger image Hello Stars (Faithgirlz / Lena in the Spotlight) Our daughter always enjoys the Faithgirlz books! They are a quick, easy, fun read.  As a parent I love that these books do not include any content of concern, and they encourage behavior that displays kindness to others.

While this complimentary book […]

Word of Mouse – James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein

See larger image Word of Mouse Word of Mouse is a terrific book which features Isaiah the Mouse. Although Isaiah is scared about just about everything after being raised in a laboratory, he is very smart and has a will to succeed. Through a very special friendship with a girl he meets after escaping […]

Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille – Jen Bryant

See larger image Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille is a terrific non-fiction picture book.  It shares the life story of Louis Braille, who was blind and was so desperate to be able to read, that he created his very own alphabet. This book is inspiring and uplifting.

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$11.68 USD In Stock

Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions – Chris Barton

See larger image Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions Whoosh is a great book that shares the life and inventions of Lonnie Johnson who is an engineer and inventor.  While working on a new cooling system for refrigerators and air-conditioners, completely by accident, Johnson created one of the top selling toys of all […]