Keeping the City Going #BookReview #keepingthecitygoing @simonkids #bookworm #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook @brianfloca

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: Caldecott Award winner Brian Floca gives a heartfelt thank you to the essential workers who keep their cities going during COVID-19 quarantine in this tenderly illustrated picture book. We are here at home now, watching the world through our windows. Outside we see the city we know, but not as … Continue reading Keeping the City Going #BookReview #keepingthecitygoing @simonkids #bookworm #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook @brianfloca

March & April 2021 Wrap-Up #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup #bookworm #bookreview

Hi Everyone! The months just come by and gone so quickly! Turns out I didn’t get a chance to do a wrap up for March as I planned so this month I will have both months. It will be a long list of books like I have always wanted. I always admire how others could … Continue reading March & April 2021 Wrap-Up #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup #bookworm #bookreview

Only My Dog Knows I Pick My Nose #BookReview #onlymydogknowsipickmynose #childrensbook #picturebook #kidsbook #childrenspicturebook #bookworm @scholastic @laurentarshis

Synopsis from Goodreads: A hilarious and tender picture book perfect for fans of No, David that insightfully explores the inner world of a child. The picture book debut from the New York Times bestselling author of I Survived, Lauren Tarshis! To the outside world, it might look like you do everything right: eat your broccoli, … Continue reading Only My Dog Knows I Pick My Nose #BookReview #onlymydogknowsipickmynose #childrensbook #picturebook #kidsbook #childrenspicturebook #bookworm @scholastic @laurentarshis

Curls #BookReview #boardbook #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook @simonkids #bookworm

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: A joyfully poetic board book that delivers an ode to African American girls and the beauty of their curls. Me Morning Mirror Smile Shine big hair love This simple, playful, and beautiful board book stars four friends who celebrate the joy of their hairstyles from bouncing curls to swinging braids. … Continue reading Curls #BookReview #boardbook #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook @simonkids #bookworm

Something’s Wrong #BookReview #childrensbook #picturebook #kidsbook #bookworm @iamjoryjohn @erin_kraan @mackidsbooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: A hilarious picture book from #1 New York Times bestselling author Jory John, paired with new illustrator Erin Kraan, about a bear whose friends help him make it through a bad day! Jeff the bear has definitely forgotten something. He ate his breakfast, he watered his plant, he combed his fur…what … Continue reading Something’s Wrong #BookReview #childrensbook #picturebook #kidsbook #bookworm @iamjoryjohn @erin_kraan @mackidsbooks

Cars, Signs, and Porcupines #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #bookworm @mackidsbooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Ethan Long's Cars, Signs, and Porcupines is the third book in the Happy County preschool picture book series featuring cars, trucks, signs, counting, and maps. Rise and shine for another bustling day in Happy County! The roads are filled with people in vehicles traveling through town. There are cars, trucks, buses, … Continue reading Cars, Signs, and Porcupines #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #bookworm @mackidsbooks

Bad Nana: Older Not Wiser #BookReview #badnana @harper360 #middlegradebooks #mglit #bookworm #kidsbooks

Synopsis from HarperCollins: A wickedly funny new series for ages six and up from the creator of Where Bear?, Pass It On and the Pom Pom series, with colour illustrations throughout. Jeanie’s Grandma is BAD. Not bad like a vampire or a gangster or anything, more like . . . up to no good. Sometimes … Continue reading Bad Nana: Older Not Wiser #BookReview #badnana @harper360 #middlegradebooks #mglit #bookworm #kidsbooks

Outdoor School #Bookreview #outdoorschool #bookworm #mglit #middlegradebooks @jenpharrdavis @marykaycarson @jenswanbooks @odddotbooks @mackidsbooks

Hi Everyone! I'm here to announce that I'm part of the Super Influencer Team. There is a series of books Odd Dot Books from Macmillan Children's Publishing Group are coming out with called Outdoor School. We have been challenged with many outdoor activities using these books as guides. They are "interactive skill-building guides for exploring … Continue reading Outdoor School #Bookreview #outdoorschool #bookworm #mglit #middlegradebooks @jenpharrdavis @marykaycarson @jenswanbooks @odddotbooks @mackidsbooks

Let Liberty Rise! #BookReview #letlibertyrise @scholastic #picturebooks #childrensbook #bookworm

Synopsis from Scholastic: On America's 100th birthday, the people of France built a giant gift! It was one of the largest statues the world had ever seen — and she weighed as much as 40 elephants! And when she arrived on our shores in 250 pieces, she needed a pedestal to hold her up. Few … Continue reading Let Liberty Rise! #BookReview #letlibertyrise @scholastic #picturebooks #childrensbook #bookworm

Pepper Page Saves the Universe Review @landryqwalker @mackidsbooks @01firstsecond #pepperpage #mglit #middlegradebooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Landry Walker and Eric Jones' Pepper Page Saves the Universe is a middle-grade futuristic superhero story about a shy comic book girl-geek becoming her own superhero inspiration! The year is 2421. Awkward and shy, Pepper buries herself in the universe of the classic fictional superhero Supernova to avoid dealing with the … Continue reading Pepper Page Saves the Universe Review @landryqwalker @mackidsbooks @01firstsecond #pepperpage #mglit #middlegradebooks

Sock on the Loose #BookReview #sockontheloose @mackidsbooks @conormcglauflin #picturebook #kidlit #childrensbook #kidsbook #bookworm

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: In his debut picture book Sock on the Loose, author-illustrator Conor McGlauflin takes you on a fun, sock-filled, adventure about finding yourself and discovering your way back home. Socks come in twos, snuggled up in your shoes. At night they sleep tight, matching pairs in a row. Until—wait a minute!—oh no! … Continue reading Sock on the Loose #BookReview #sockontheloose @mackidsbooks @conormcglauflin #picturebook #kidlit #childrensbook #kidsbook #bookworm

January 2021 Wrap Up #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup #wrapup #bookworm @fsgbooks @celadonbooks @torbooks

Hi Everyone! Hope you are doing well. We are a week into February already. I didn't plan on posting my reading wrap up so late but better late than never. So in January I read 5 books, where only one was from a TBR stack! I'm such a mood reader but I do want to … Continue reading January 2021 Wrap Up #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup #wrapup #bookworm @fsgbooks @celadonbooks @torbooks

The Last Bear #BookReview @harpercollinsch #thelastbear @hgold_author #mglit #middlegrade #bookworm

Synopsis from HarperCollins: An instant classic with a bear-sized heart, Hannah Gold’s debut novel is a touching story of kindness, adventure, and forging your own path—perfect for fans of Pax and A Wolf Called Wander. There are no polar bears left on Bear Island. At least, that’s what April’s father tells her when his scientific … Continue reading The Last Bear #BookReview @harpercollinsch #thelastbear @hgold_author #mglit #middlegrade #bookworm

My Very Favorite Book in the Whole Wide World #BookReview #myveryfavoritebookinthewholewideworld #picturebook #kidsbooks #childrensbooks @scholastic

Synopsis from Scholastic: Henley hates to read. When Henley is supposed to be reading before bed, he builds a castle with his sheets. Henley hates reading so much, he took a wagon full of books to the town swimming pool to find out how well they could swim. When the daunting task of finding his … Continue reading My Very Favorite Book in the Whole Wide World #BookReview #myveryfavoritebookinthewholewideworld #picturebook #kidsbooks #childrensbooks @scholastic

You’re Pulling My Leg Jr – Blog Tour & Review @morningstargame #yourepullingmyleg #cargames #gamebook #playmorningstar #game

Synopsis Provided by PR by the Book LLC: Tell me about a talent you wish you had. What about a time when you wanted something you couldn’t have? Tell me about an animal you would be if you could. It’s a game, inside a book, and it’s how we play in the time of Covid! … Continue reading You’re Pulling My Leg Jr – Blog Tour & Review @morningstargame #yourepullingmyleg #cargames #gamebook #playmorningstar #game

The Wild Path #BookReview #thewildpath #middlegradebooks #bookworm @littlebrownyr @sarahrbaughman

Synopsis from Hachette Book Group: The Line Tender meets The Secret Horses of Briar Hill in this hopeful, heartfelt story about one girl’s search for legendary horses and her quest to piece her family back together. Twelve-year-old Claire Barton doesn’t like the “flutter feeling” that fills her chest when she worries about the future, but … Continue reading The Wild Path #BookReview #thewildpath #middlegradebooks #bookworm @littlebrownyr @sarahrbaughman

Middle Grade Nonfiction Books Recs #middlegradelit #middlegradebooks #bookworm #mglit #nonfiction @hmhkids

Hi Everyone! Just got a request to recommend some favorite middle grade books. I'm always on the hunt for good ones because my son loves to read. Here are my favorite titles for nonfiction: Synopsis: From an Idea to Nike is a fully-illustrated look into how Nike stepped up its sneaker game to become the most popular … Continue reading Middle Grade Nonfiction Books Recs #middlegradelit #middlegradebooks #bookworm #mglit #nonfiction @hmhkids

June 2020 Wrap Up & my feelings with COVID-19

Hi Everyone! I hope you all are healthy and safe from the coronavirus. It's definitely been a scary year so far. At first I read all the news I could find and scared myself and worried my family. I didn't go out to stock up because I was sick with the pneumonia. I experienced with … Continue reading June 2020 Wrap Up & my feelings with COVID-19

Face the Music #BookReview @imprintreads @mackidsbooks @weisfeld @nicoleckear #facethemudic #thestartupsquad #bookworm #middlegradebooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Harriet’s brothers are hoping to enter a local battle of the bands. Winning could get them on a reality TV show! But low funds have left them without even a working guitar. The Startup Squad jumps into action—and quickly pulls together a plan to sell T-shirts to raise money. The girls … Continue reading Face the Music #BookReview @imprintreads @mackidsbooks @weisfeld @nicoleckear #facethemudic #thestartupsquad #bookworm #middlegradebooks

May 2020 Wrap-Up with zest #wrapup #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup #bookworm

Hi Everyone! Hope you are doing well. I'm currently on vacation to Florida visiting family. Not so lucky because weather forecast to rain all day and all week. In May, I read a few excellent middle grade books. I started out with The Phantom Twin. From the same publisher, First Second, I found my library … Continue reading May 2020 Wrap-Up with zest #wrapup #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup #bookworm

Roller Girl #BookReview #rollergirl @penguinkids #middlegradebooks #bookworm

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: The Newbery Honor Award Winner and New York Times bestseller Roller Girl is a heartwarming graphic novel about friendship and surviving junior high through the power of roller derby—perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier’s Smile!  For most of her twelve years, Astrid has done everything with her best friend Nicole. But … Continue reading Roller Girl #BookReview #rollergirl @penguinkids #middlegradebooks #bookworm

Best Friends #BookReview #bestfriends @01firstsecond @mackidsbooks #mglit #middlegradebooks #bookworm @haleshannon

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: The creators of Real Friends Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham are back with a true story about popularity, first crushes, and finding your own path in the graphic novel, Best Friends. Follow your heart. Find your people. Sixth grade is supposed to be perfect. Shannon’s got a sure spot in the … Continue reading Best Friends #BookReview #bestfriends @01firstsecond @mackidsbooks #mglit #middlegradebooks #bookworm @haleshannon

Con Quest! #BookReview @sammaggs @imprintreads @fiercereads #conquest #mglit #middlegradebooks #bookworm #kidsbook

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: The debut novel from bestselling author Sam Maggs, Con Quest! is a comics convention adventure for young readers about fandom, family, and finding your place in the world! Cat and Alex are excited to be at the world’s most popular comics convention—and they’re even more excited to compete in the Quest, … Continue reading Con Quest! #BookReview @sammaggs @imprintreads @fiercereads #conquest #mglit #middlegradebooks #bookworm #kidsbook

Don’t Check Out this Book #BookReview @algonquinyr #dontcheckoutthisbook @kateklise #kidsbook #middlegradebooks #bookworm

Synopsis from Workman: From the creators of the award-winning Three-Ring Rascals and 43 Old Cemetery Road series! Is the sweet town of Appleton ripe for scandal? Consider the facts: •        Appleton Elementary School has a new librarian named Rita B. Danjerous. (Say it fast.) •        Principal Noah Memree barely remembers hiring her. •       … Continue reading Don’t Check Out this Book #BookReview @algonquinyr #dontcheckoutthisbook @kateklise #kidsbook #middlegradebooks #bookworm

Goldfish and Chrysanthemums #BookReview #childrensbook #picturebook #goldfishandchrysanthemu ms @leeandlow

Synopsis from Lee and Low Books: Nancy is helping Ni Ni (Grandma) in the kitchen when a letter arrives from China. Ni Ni grows sad when she reads that her childhood home is being torn down, along with the chrysanthemum-filled garden and fish pond she has always loved. After Nancy wins two goldfish at the … Continue reading Goldfish and Chrysanthemums #BookReview #childrensbook #picturebook #goldfishandchrysanthemu ms @leeandlow

If You Were a Penguin #BookReview #ifyouwereapenguin @minorart @harpercollinsch #picturebook #bookworm

Synopsis from HarperCollins: In this simple, rhyming picture book, the youngest readers will learn about penguins. This is the perfect read-aloud for teachers and parents to share with young children as they imagine what life as a penguin is like! The short text by Florence Minor pairs perfectly with the gorgeous, detailed illustrations by acclaimed … Continue reading If You Were a Penguin #BookReview #ifyouwereapenguin @minorart @harpercollinsch #picturebook #bookworm

Wicked Reads Campaign: Halloween Trick or Treat Bookshelf – Middle Grade Books #middlegradebooks #blogtour #bookshelf #bookworm @penguinkids

Hi Everyone! Happy Halloween! 🎃 👻 I'm here today because I took part in the Penguin's Wicked Reads Campaign. Thank you Penguin Young Readers for inviting me to be part of the creative blog tour! Are you ready for trick or treat reading?? (Be sure to click on the links for my reviews on some … Continue reading Wicked Reads Campaign: Halloween Trick or Treat Bookshelf – Middle Grade Books #middlegradebooks #blogtour #bookshelf #bookworm @penguinkids

Max Einstein: Rebels with a Cause #BookReview #maxeinstein #rebelswithacause @jimmy_books

Synopsis from Little, Brown, and Company: Max Einstein’s typical day is not your average 12-year-old’s. She…- TEACHES classes at a New York college- Dodges KIDNAPPING attempts with her best friends- Goes on SECRET MISSIONS for her billionaire boss- Has a MYSTERIOUS CONNECTION to Albert EinsteinJust a day in the life of the Change Makers Institute’s … Continue reading Max Einstein: Rebels with a Cause #BookReview #maxeinstein #rebelswithacause @jimmy_books

July and August 2019 Wrap-Up #bookreview #bookworm #bookblogger

Hi Everyone! Bye Bye August and Hello September! At the beginning of the year, I challenged myself into reading 100 books this year and so far I have read and reviewed 50 books on my blog. Now it's September and my daughter is now 1 month old, I fear I may not able to reach … Continue reading July and August 2019 Wrap-Up #bookreview #bookworm #bookblogger

Rat Rule 79 #Review #ratrule79 @restlessbooks

Synopsis from Restless Books: Fred and her math-teacher mom are always on the move, and Fred is getting sick of it. She’s about to have yet another birthday in a new place without friends. On the eve of turning thirteen, Fred sees something strange in the living room: her mother, dressed for a party, standing … Continue reading Rat Rule 79 #Review #ratrule79 @restlessbooks