Category: Reviews – Children’s

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I Am Jackie Robinson by Brad Meltzer

I Am Jackie Robinson by Brad Meltzer

Proving once again that “Ordinary People Change the World,” Brad Meltzer offers another fun and approachable biography for kids, this time spotlighting a baseball hero. I Am Jackie Robinson shows young readers what it means to be brave, and to pave the way for a better world. There’s a reason Meltzer’s “Ordinary People Change the […]

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Winnie: The Remarkable Tale of a Real Bear by Sally M. Walker & illus. by Jonathan D. Voss

Winnie: The Remarkable Tale of a Real Bear by Sally M. Walker & illus. by Jonathan D. Voss

The story of how author A.A. Milne was inspired by his son Christopher’s love of his stuffed toys to write his beloved stories about Winnie the Pooh is well-known. But the story of the real bear that inspired Christopher to name his teddy bear Winnie is less well-known — and that is the story that […]

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What the Sleepy Animals Do at the Audubon Zoo by Grace Millsaps & Ryan Murphy: Review + Giveaway

What the Sleepy Animals Do at the Audubon Zoo by Grace Millsaps & Ryan Murphy: Review + Giveaway

Today’s Novel Novice Junior book review looks at the charming What the Sleepy Animals Do at the Audubon Zoo by Grace Millsaps & Ryan Murphy, with illustrations by John Clark IV and Alyson Kilday. The book seeks to answer why zoo animals seem SO sleepy during the day, when visitors come to see them — […]

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