Hello, Neighbor!: The Kind and Caring World of Mister Rogers Written and Illustrated By Matthew Cordell

Back of Book:In difficult times, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood provided a refuge for children and their families alike; a way to understand and talk about what was happening, and find hope for a brighter tomorrow. Groundbreaking in a quiet, generous way, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood introduced a generation of children to the wonders of the world inContinue reading “Hello, Neighbor!: The Kind and Caring World of Mister Rogers Written and Illustrated By Matthew Cordell”

“I Am The Wind” by Michael Karg Illustrated By Sophie Diao

Back of Book: Join the wind as it swings, swirls, and soars on its remarkable journey around the globe. I whoosh over tundra, yodel over Everest, skim westward on whitecaps! With dynamic text and atmospheric illustrations, this book invites you to celebrates the world all around us through the unique perspective of the wind. JourneyContinue reading ““I Am The Wind” by Michael Karg Illustrated By Sophie Diao”

The Rounders and the Tallers By Matt Bell

Back of Book:The Rounders and the Tallers is a tale of a town where its people have lost their way and separated themselves and the journey to come back together. While the adult leaders of two groups of people struggle to get along, it’s a little boy, in his innocence and compassion, that teaches theContinue reading “The Rounders and the Tallers By Matt Bell”

Rum Pum Pum By David L. Harrison & Jane Yolen Illustrated By Anjan Sarkar

Back of Book:The lonely tiger finds a drum. He strikes it with his tail–and friends start to follow: a monkey who says “chee-chee-chee” which means “I will come too” in monkey talk, a rhino who says “ouggh” which means “I will come too” in rhino talk, a parrot that says “scree-awk,” a chameleon, an elephant,Continue reading “Rum Pum Pum By David L. Harrison & Jane Yolen Illustrated By Anjan Sarkar”

Swish!: The Slam-Dunking, Alley-Ooping, High-Flying Harlem Globetrotters By Suzanne Slade & Don Tate

Back of Book: In this book, you will find one-finger ball-spinning, rapid-fire mini-dribbling, and a ricochet headshot! You will find skilled athletes, expert players, and electrifying performers — all rolled into one! You will find nonstop, give-it-all-you’ve-got, out-to-win-it, sky’s-the-limit BASKETBALL! You will find The Harlem Globetrotters, who played the most groundbreaking, breathtaking ball the world hadContinue reading “Swish!: The Slam-Dunking, Alley-Ooping, High-Flying Harlem Globetrotters By Suzanne Slade & Don Tate”

Praline Lady By Kirstie Myvett & Kameko Madere

Back of Book:In nineteenth-century New Orleans, a praline lady strolls the French Quarter, selling her delectable sweets. These entrepreneur women of color were once a common sight in the neighborhood. Young readers will go along with this praline lady as she makes her pralines, sells them from her basket, and grows her business.My Review:I receivedContinue reading “Praline Lady By Kirstie Myvett & Kameko Madere”

“Smelly” Kelly and His Super Senses: How James Kelly’s Nose Saved the New York City Subway By Beth Anderson Illustrated By Jenn Harney

Back of Book:James Kelly smelled EVERYTHING: rats in the shed; circus elephants a mile away; tomorrow’s rain. His sense of smell was EXTRAORDINARY. But what good was a powerful nose? How could his super-sniffer make him special? In the New York City subway, James found his calling–and earned the nickname “Smelly” Kelly. Armed with hisContinue reading ““Smelly” Kelly and His Super Senses: How James Kelly’s Nose Saved the New York City Subway By Beth Anderson Illustrated By Jenn Harney”

The Rescue Rabbits By Eric Seltzer & Roland Garrigue

Back of Book: The four zany Rescue Rabbits invite you to race along with them as they save their fellow animal friends both big and small. From limping elephants to seasick kangaroos, it seems there is no problem they can’t handle. But when the Rescue Rabbits meet a rhino prince with a very unique problem,Continue reading “The Rescue Rabbits By Eric Seltzer & Roland Garrigue”

William Still and His Freedom Stories: The Father of the Underground Railroad Written & Illustrated By Don Tate

Back of Book:William Still’s parents escaped slavery but had to leave two of their children behind, a tragedy that haunted the family. As a young man, William went to work for the Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society, where he raised money, planned rescues, and helped freedom seekers who had traveled north. And then one day, a strangelyContinue reading “William Still and His Freedom Stories: The Father of the Underground Railroad Written & Illustrated By Don Tate”

Vote for Our Future! By Margaret McNamara & Illustrated by Micah Player

Back of Book: Every two years, on the first Tuesday of November, Stanton Elementary School closes for the day. For vacation? Nope! For repairs? No way! Stanton Elementary School closes so that it can transform itself into a polling station. People can come from all over to vote for the people who will make laws for theContinue reading “Vote for Our Future! By Margaret McNamara & Illustrated by Micah Player”