I really enjoy how relatable these books are because while obviously none of our kids are animals in real-life they can easily see themselves and their friends in Mr. Wolf’s Class.
Shannon Hale & LeUyen Pham’s ‘Best Friends’ is the Perfect Back-to-School Pick for Middle Grade Readers!
Title: Best FriendsAuthor: Shannon HaleIllustrator: LeUyen PhamSeries: Real Friends #2Release Date: August 27, 2019Publisher: First SecondReview Spoilers: LowGoodReads | Amazon Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham are back with this stunning sequel to their autobiographical take on Hale’s childhood, Real Friends. Picking up where the last book left off, Best Friends covers a particularly tumultuous […]
Title: The Cook and the KingAuthor: Julia DonaldsonIllustrator: David RobertsRelease Date: May 7, 2019Publisher: Harry N. AbramsReview Spoilers: LowGoodReads | Amazon A clever tale about a king searching for a new cook, The Cook and the King is a fun book that will entertain kids and parents alike. It’s a sort of modern fairy tale […]
Title: Small WorldAuthor: Ishta MercurioIllustrator: Jen CoraceRelease Date: July 2, 2019Publisher: Abrams Books for Young ReadersReview Spoilers: LowGoodReads | Amazon If you’re looking for the perfect book to give as a gift at your next baby shower or to read with the precocious, science-loving little girls in your life then look no further: Small World […]
Title: When Sue Found SueAuthor: Toni BuzzeoIllustrator: Diana SudykaRelease Date: May 14, 2019Publisher: Abrams Books for Young ReadersReview Spoilers: LowGoodReads | Amazon Sue Hendrickson made history in 1990 when she discovered ‘Sue,’ the world’s most complete set of Tyrannosaurus Rex bones ever found. Nearly thirty years later, Toni Buzzeo and Diana Sudyka have brought that […]
Young Star Wars Fans Can Explore A Galaxy Far, Far Away With ‘Millennium Falcon: A 3D Owner’s Guide’ and ‘Star Wars Battle Cries: Creatures vs. Aliens’
Between the ‘in universe’ features of Millennium Falcon: A 3D Owner’s Guide and the ‘who would win?’ dynamic of Star Wars Battle Cries: Creatures vs. Aliens, kids will have a lot of fun with these books!
Sparky & Spike is a great pick for kids of all ages – especially in the elementary age groups. Younger kiddos will enjoy any story about a dog and will love the comic panel-styled pages while older kiddos will enjoy learning more about Charles Schulz, the origins of Snoopy, and the message.
Andy Hirsch’s does a fantastic job of mixing hard science with a fun story (and adorable narrator) to keep readers invested in his latest Science Comics entry: Cats!
Title: Create A CostumeSeries: Maker ComicsAuthor: Sarah MyerRelease Date: August 6, 2019Publisher: First Second BooksReview Spoilers: N/AGoodReads | Amazon We loved the first two entries in the Maker Comics series and as huge nerds (and frequent convention goers) we couldn’t wait to read Sarah Myer’s Create A Costume. I will admit that I was a […]
Title: CarsSeries: Science ComicsAuthor: Dan ZettwochRelease Date: May 28, 2019Publisher: First Second BooksReview Spoilers: N/AGoodReads | Amazon I generally know next to nothing about cars. One of the nice things about the Science Comics series, however, is that whether or not you know anything about a topic beforehand you’ll come away from the books with […]