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New Book Reviews

The Wonder of You / by Susan May Warren. (Christiansen Family, 5) 11.26.2015
Tyndale House ISBN 9781414378459 Adult Rating: 4 Susan May Warren continues her contemporary series set in Deep Haven, Minnesota, featuring More
Pups of the Spirit / by Jill Gorey and Nancy Haller; illustrated by Deborah Melmon. 11.20.2015
Zonderkidz ISBN 9780310730613  PRI PS-Grade 3 Rating: 4 Bred from the kennel of Galatians 5, Pups of the Spirit is More
The Honest Truth / by Dan Gemeinhart. 11.19.2015
Scholastic Press ISBN 9780545665735 MS Grades 7-9 Rating: 5 In this debut novel by Dan Gemeinhart, the reader meets thirteen-year-old More
Horses and Friends Series / by Miralee Ferrell. 11.18.2015
A Horse for Kate / by Miralee Ferrell. (Horses and Friends, 1) David C. Cook ISBN 9780781411141 Silver Spurs / More
Such a Little Mouse / by Alice Schertle; illustrated by Stephanie Yue. 11.17.2015
Orchard Books ISBN 9780545649292 PRI PS-K Rating: 4 Such a Little Mouse by Alice Schertle follows an adventurous and resourceful More
The Testing Series / by Joelle Charbonneau. 11.16.2015
The Testing / by Joelle Charbonneau. (The Testing, 1) Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ISBN 9780547959108 Independent Study / by Joelle Charbonneau. More
Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees / by Franck Prevot; illustrated by Aurelia Fronty. 11.13.2015
Charlesbridge ISBN 9781580896269 INT Grades 2-7 Rating: 5 Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees is a picture More
The Joplin Tornado, 2011 / by Lauren Tarshis. (I Survived, 12) 11.12.2015
Scholastic ISBN 9780545658485 INT Grades 3-6 Rating: 5 The “I Survived” series by Lauren Tarshis presents historical fiction geared toward More
Rory’s Promise / by Michaela MacColl and Rosemary Nichols. (Hidden Histories) 11.11.2015
Calkins Creek ISBN 9781620916230 MS Grades 5-7 Rating: 4 Twelve-year-old Rory is always making promises, and if she has anything More
Raindrops Roll / written and illustrated by April Pulley Sayre. 11.10.2015
Beach Lane Books ISBN 9781481420648 PRI PS-Grade 4 Rating: 5 A storm approaches and rain begins to fall. It patters More
Ally-saurus & the First Day of School / written and illustrated by Richard Torrey. 11.9.2015
Sterling Children’s Books ISBN 9781454911791 PRI PS-Grade 1 Rating: 5 Ally loves dinosaurs but when she arrives for her first More
Neighborhood Sharks: Hunting with the Great Whites of California’s Farallon Islands / by Katherine Roy. 11.6.2015
David Macaulay Studio ISBN 9781596438743 INT Grades 3-6 Rating: 5 Sharks are a perennial favorite subject for kids, and the More