Frankenstein Doesn’t Wear Earmuffs! By John Loren

Back of Book:A young trick-or-treater has the best Frankenstein costume ever…if he can make it out the front door!Every time he tries to set foot into the dark and stormy night, his overly concerned parents interrupt with yet another warm and cozy addition to his costume. But Frankenstein does not wear floppy boots, or aContinue reading “Frankenstein Doesn’t Wear Earmuffs! By John Loren”

The True Story of Zippy Chippy: The Little Horse That Couldn’t By Artie Bennett Illustrated by Dave Szalay

Back of Book:Zippy Chippy is descended from the leading legends of horse racing. He is destined for greatness and glory. But . . . when the starting bell rings, it’s anybody’s guess what Zippy will do. Will Zippy go for a gentle trot around the track or stop and smell the roses? Or, perhaps, neverContinue reading “The True Story of Zippy Chippy: The Little Horse That Couldn’t By Artie Bennett Illustrated by Dave Szalay”

Leif and the Fall By Allison Sweet Grant, Adam Grant Illustrated By Merrilee Liddiard

Back of Book:Leif is a leaf. A worried leaf. It is autumn, and Leif is afraid to fall. “All leaves fall in the fall,” say the other leaves. But Leif is determined to find a different way down, and with his friend Laurel, he uses the resources around him to create a net, a kite,Continue reading “Leif and the Fall By Allison Sweet Grant, Adam Grant Illustrated By Merrilee Liddiard”

Oscar’s American Dream By Barry Wittenstein & Illustrated By Kristen & Kevin Howdeshell

Back of Book:When Oscar lands on Ellis Island, he has only a suitcase and a down payment in his hands. And he has a dream– to own his own barbershop. After it opens on the corner of Front St. and Second Ave, Oscar’s barbershop becomes a beloved local fixture… until the day Oscar decides toContinue reading “Oscar’s American Dream By Barry Wittenstein & Illustrated By Kristen & Kevin Howdeshell”

Chowder Rules!: The True Story of an Epic Food Fight By Anna Crowley Redding Illustrated By Vita Lane

Back of Book:Maine lawmaker Cleveland Sleeper loved steamy, creamy, dreamy clam chowder. Thoughts of tomatoes in his chowder made him see red. So he proposed a bill to make it a crime to add tomatoes to clam chowder. New Yorkers were offended! A war of words raged until finally a duel of chefs settled theContinue reading “Chowder Rules!: The True Story of an Epic Food Fight By Anna Crowley Redding Illustrated By Vita Lane”

Runaway Pumpkins By Teresa Bateman & Stephanie Fizer Coleman

Back of Book:When a bumpy road and a faulty bus storage lock release a load of handpicked pumpkins back into the wild, the students on a field trip are left with a single pumpkin. Pluckily, they decide to take what they have and do what they can. Together they decorate the only surviving pumpkin forContinue reading “Runaway Pumpkins By Teresa Bateman & Stephanie Fizer Coleman”

Eenie Meenie Halloweenie By Susan Eaddy Illustrated By Lucy Fleming

Back of Book:It’s Halloween eve, and a little girl has a dress-up trunk full of different costume ideas! Orange tights and Daddy’s tux can transform her into a penguin—or she could be an elephant, with pillowcases for her ears and a sock for her nose! What costume will she choose?My Review:I received a copy ofContinue reading “Eenie Meenie Halloweenie By Susan Eaddy Illustrated By Lucy Fleming”

The Girl with the Magic Ponytails By Karen Young Illustrated By Yoko Matsuoka

Back of Book:Riley is an imaginative child with a great big secret flowing through her extra-long, chocolate brown ponytails. With a flip, a swoosh, and a twirl, she sparks a special kind of magic with her ponytails, allowing her to set sail on the high seas with a neighborhood dog, latch onto a shimmering star,Continue reading “The Girl with the Magic Ponytails By Karen Young Illustrated By Yoko Matsuoka”

One Girl By Andrea Beaty Illustrated By Dow Phumiruk

Back of Book:One girl. One spark. Faint and fading in the dark.Flicker . . . Flicker . . . Flicker . . . Glow. Tiny ember. Burning low.Inspired by the global movement to empower girls through education, this lyrical story tells of one small girl who reads a book that lights a spark. She sharesContinue reading “One Girl By Andrea Beaty Illustrated By Dow Phumiruk”

The Poisoned Apple: A Fractured Fairy Tale By Anne Lambelet

Back of Book:  The princess is too sweet, too kind―but the witch knows just how to handle a princess like that. One bite from a painstakingly made poisoned apple should do it! Once the apple is in the hands of the princess, the plan is in motion. But when the kindhearted princess gives the apple away,Continue reading “The Poisoned Apple: A Fractured Fairy Tale By Anne Lambelet”