Tag: young 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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Sharing the Bread by Pat Zietlow Miller & Jill McElmurry

Sharing the Bread by Pat Zietlow Miller & Jill McElmurry

Today’s Novel Novice Junior book review is the perfect title to share with your little ones this upcoming Thanksgiving. Sharing the Bread by Pat Zietlow Miller and Jill McElmurry tells the story of a 19th century family preparing their Thanksgiving feast, and despite the passage of centuries, shows readers that not so much has changed […]

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The Fun Book of Scary Stuff by Emily Jenkins, illus. by Hyewon Yum

The Fun Book of Scary Stuff by Emily Jenkins, illus. by Hyewon Yum

For today’s Novel Novice Junior picture book review, we have a fun new book that’s perfect for anyone who gets a little scared sometimes — especially as we get closer to Halloween! The Fun Book of Scary Stuff by Emily Jenkins and illustrated by Hyewon Yum features a young boy sharing all the things he’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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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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