No Fuzzball! By Isabella Kung

Back of Book:Fuzzball is Queen of the house. Her subjects just LOVE how she scales the tallest shelves and drags their belongings across the floor. Hear how they shout her name everywhere she goes … “NOFUZZBALL!” But when they leave her queendom for the weekend, she questions whether she should be a more benevolent ruler.MyContinue reading “No Fuzzball! By Isabella Kung”

I’m Afraid Your Teddy Is in the Principal’s Office By Jancee Dunn & Scott Nash

Back of Book:What would happen if your teddy bear stowed away in your backpack and followed you to school? And what if your teddy convinced all your friends’ stuffed animals to come along for the party? Would you believe they might sneak into the cafeteria to play Pizza Disc, head to the band room toContinue reading “I’m Afraid Your Teddy Is in the Principal’s Office By Jancee Dunn & Scott Nash”

The Ocean Calls: A Haenyeo Mermaid Story By Tina Cho & Jess X. Snow

Back of Book:Dayeon wants to be a haenyeo just like Grandma. The haenyeo dive off the coast of Jeju Island to pluck treasures from the sea–generations of Korean women have done so for centuries. To Dayeon, the haenyeo are as strong and graceful as mermaids. To give her strength, Dayeon eats Grandma’s abalone porridge. SheContinue reading “The Ocean Calls: A Haenyeo Mermaid Story By Tina Cho & Jess X. Snow”

Clover Kitty Goes to Kittygarten By Laura Purdie Salas & Hiroe Nakata

Back of Book:Clover Kitty does NOT want to go to kittygarten! Although she might like a friend to play with, kittygarten feels overwhelming for a sensory-sensitive kitty like Clover. And when she arrives, it is exactly as she fears: her classroom is too loud, the lights are too bright, and everyone comes too close. SoContinue reading “Clover Kitty Goes to Kittygarten By Laura Purdie Salas & Hiroe Nakata”

Alien Tomato By Kristen Schroeder & Mette Engell

Back of Book:When a mysterious red orb appears one day, the vegetables aren’t sure what to make of it. They decide that it must be an alien tomato! They name her Allie and try to make her feel as welcome as possible. But Gopher isn’t convinced. He’s sure it’s just a ball.This delightfully silly taleContinue reading “Alien Tomato By Kristen Schroeder & Mette Engell”

Who Is in the Egg? By Alexandra Milton

Back of Book:In the nest, in the swamp, in a tunnel underground, there are eggs . . . with something hatching inside. Discover some of the baby animals that begin their life in an egg. It isn’t just chicks! Along with the birds, there are turtles, alligators, penguins, and even a platypus.My Review:I received aContinue reading “Who Is in the Egg? By Alexandra Milton”

Today Is a Beach Day! By Nancy Viau & Charlie Alder

Back of Book:Hooray, it’s a beach day! Come along as this family builds sandcastles, plays in the waves, and hunts for seashells. This lively rhyming read-aloud tale will have everyone clamoring for a day at the beach.My Review:I received a copy of this picture book from Albert Whitman Publishing in exchange for an honest review.ThisContinue reading “Today Is a Beach Day! By Nancy Viau & Charlie Alder”

Dozens of Doughnuts By Carrie Finison & Brianne Farley

Back of Book: LouAnn (a bear) is making a doughnut feast in preparation for her long winter’s nap. But just before she takes the first bite, DING DONG! Her friend Woodrow (a woodchuck) drops by. LouAnn is happy to share her doughnuts, but as soon as she and Woodrow sit down to eat, DING DING! Clyde (aContinue reading “Dozens of Doughnuts By Carrie Finison & Brianne Farley”

A Place Inside of Me: A Poem to Heal the Heart By Zetta Elliott & Noa Denmon

Back of Book: Summertime is filled with joy―skateboarding and playing basketball―until his community is deeply wounded by a police shooting. As fall turns to winter and then spring, fear grows into anger, then pride and peace. Here is a groundbreaking narrative that can help all readers―children and adults alike―talk about the feelings hiding deep inside each of us. My Review: I receivedContinue reading “A Place Inside of Me: A Poem to Heal the Heart By Zetta Elliott & Noa Denmon”

A Girl Like You By Frank Murphy, Carla Murphy, & Kayla Harren

Back of Book:Every girl is a wonder! A Girl Like You encourages girls to embrace what makes them unique, to choose kindness, and to be their own advocates. In an age when girls can be whatever they want, this book reminds them of all the ways to be beautiful, brilliant, and uniquely themselves.My Review:I receivedContinue reading “A Girl Like You By Frank Murphy, Carla Murphy, & Kayla Harren”