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New Book Reviews

Case for Grace for Kids / by Lee Strobel with Jesse Florea; illustrations by Terry Colon. 10.2.2015
Zonderkidz ISBN 9780310736561 MS Grades 5-9 Rating: 5 The newest addition to bestselling author Lee Stobel’s youth collection is Case More
The Very Worried Sparrow / by Meryl Doney; Illustrated by Gaby Hansen. 10.1.2015
Lion Children’s ISBN 9780745965802 PRI K-Grade 3 Rating: 5 The Very Worried Sparrow tells the tale of a sparrow. Who More
On the Wing / by David Elliott; illustrated by Becca Stadtlander. 9.30.2015
Candlewick Press ISBN 9780763653248 PRI Grades 1–4 Rating: 4 Poems about birds are accompanied by realistic gouache illustrations of the More
Green is a Chile Pepper / by Roseanne Greenfield Thong; illustrated by John Parra. 9.29.2015
Chronicle Books ISBN 9781452102030 PRI PS-Grade 2 Rating: 5 A boy and girl explore their colorful community, from red salsa More
Firefly July: A Year of Very Short Poems / selected by Paul B. Janeczko; illustrated by Melissa Sweet. 9.28.2015
Candlewick Press ISBN 9780763648428 PRI PS-Grade 5 Rating: 5 Firefly July: A Year of Very Short Poems is an assortment More
The Knight of Eldaran / by Anna Thayer. 9.25.2015
The Traitor’s Heir / by Anna Thayer. (The Knight of Eldaran, 1) Lion Fiction ISBN 9781782640752 The King’s Hand / More
Gone Without a Trace / by Patricia Bradley. (Logan Point, 3) 9.24.2015
Revell ISBN 9780800722821 Adult Rating: 5 Homicide detective Livy Reynolds’s cousin disappeared from Logan Point over two years ago. When More
Diary of a Waitress / by Carolyn Meyer. 9.23.2015
Calkins Creek ISBN 9781620916520 HS Rating: 5 Seventeen year-old Kansas native Kitty Evans receives a shock when her father announces More
Tiny Creatures: The World of Microbes / by Nicola Davies; illustrated by Emily Sutton. 9.22.2015
Candlewick Press ISBN 9780763673154 PRI K-Grade 3 Rating: 5 Tiny Creatures makes science fun. The clear-to-understand text encourages children to More
After a Fashion / by Jen Turano. 9.21.2015
Bethany House ISBN 9780764212758 Adult Rating: 4 For the last six years, since she turned sixteen, Harriet Peabody has lifted More
Port Aster Secrets Series / by Sandra Orchard. 9.18.2015
Blind Trust / by Sandra Orchard. (Port Aster Secrets, 2) Revell ISBN 9780800722234 Desperate Measures / by Sandra Orchard. (Port More
Jesus, Continued…: Why the Spirit Inside You Is Better than Jesus Beside You / by J.D. Greear. 9.17.2015
Zondervan ISBN 9780310337768 Adult Rating: 5 Jesus, Continued is an informative, helpful, and inspiring book on the person of the More