Are Your Stars Like My Stars? By Leslie Helakoski & Heidi Woodward Sheffield

Back of Book:No matter where they live, all children gaze at the blue sky, bask in the warmth of the golden sun, dig in the rich dirt, and watch clouds grow soft and rosy at end of day. Through the eyes of one inquisitive and thoughtful young narrator, young readers explore the idea of perspectiveContinue reading “Are Your Stars Like My Stars? By Leslie Helakoski & Heidi Woodward Sheffield”

Lizzie Demands a Seat!: Elizabeth Jennings Fights for Streetcar Rights By Beth Anderson & E. B. Lewis

Back of Book:One hundred years before Rosa Parks took her stand, Elizabeth “Lizzie” Jennings tried to board a streetcar in New York City on her way to church. Though there were plenty of empty seats, she was denied entry, assaulted, and threatened all because of her race–even though New York was a free state atContinue reading “Lizzie Demands a Seat!: Elizabeth Jennings Fights for Streetcar Rights By Beth Anderson & E. B. Lewis”

Babymoon By Hayley Barrett

Back of Book: Inside the cozy house, a baby has arrived! The world is eager to meet the newcomer, but there will be time enough for that later. Right now, the family is on its babymoon: cocooning, connecting, learning, and muddling through each new concern. While the term “babymoon” is often used to refer toContinue reading “Babymoon By Hayley Barrett”

The Night Before Groundhog Day By Natasha Wing

Back of Book: The anticipation is building: Will the groundhog see his shadow? Will there be six more weeks of winter? Get ready for this festive occasion with the countdown to Groundhog Day in this fun, rhyming story told in the style of Clement C. Moore’s holiday poem. My Review: I received a copy ofContinue reading “The Night Before Groundhog Day By Natasha Wing”

A Green Place to Be: The Creation of Central Park By Ashley Benham Yazdani

Back of Book: In 1858, New York City was growing so fast that new roads and tall buildings threatened to swallow up the remaining open space. The people needed a green place to be — a park with ponds to row on and paths for wandering through trees and over bridges. When a citywide contestContinue reading “A Green Place to Be: The Creation of Central Park By Ashley Benham Yazdani”