Tag: early readers

Star Wars Epic Yarns by Jack and Holman Wang

Star Wars Epic Yarns by Jack and Holman Wang

Today’s Novel Novice Junior picture book review features a trilogy of board books perfect for introducing your littlest Padawans to the Star Wars galaxy just in time for the theatrical release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens later this month. We’re talking, of course, about Star Wars: Epic Yarns — board book adaptations of the […]

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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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Supertruck by Stephen Savage

Supertruck by Stephen Savage

A sweet little book about being more than what people expect, and the idea that appearances can be deceiving. Supertruck shows little readers what happens when an everyday garbage truck transforms to save the city from a snowstorm. Stephan Savage’s story is simple, but sweetly powerful — and his charming illustrations are the perfect emphasis […]

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