Remarkably You by Pat Zietlow Miller

Back of Book: Heartfelt and timeless, Remarkably You is an inspirational manifesto about all of the things—little or small, loud or quiet—that make us who we are. My Review: I received a copy of this picture book from author Pat Zietlow Miller in exchange for an honest review. As a teacher, I am always onContinue reading “Remarkably You by Pat Zietlow Miller”

When You Are Brave By Pat Zietlow Miller

Back of Book: Saying goodbye to neighbors. Worrying about new friends. Passing through a big city. Seeing a dark road ahead. In these moments, a young girl feels small and quiet and alone. But when she breathes deeply and looks inside herself, a hidden spark of courage appears, one she can nurture and grow untilContinue reading “When You Are Brave By Pat Zietlow Miller”

Even Superheroes Make Mistakes by Shelly Becker

Back of Book: Even superheroes sometimes slip up and err. And when that happens, do they say, “It’s not FAIR?” or give up in despair? NO! “Ashamed Superheroes who goofed up somehow . . . First STOP . . . then CONSIDER what’s best to do now.” Whether they’ve nabbed the wrong guy by mistakeContinue reading “Even Superheroes Make Mistakes by Shelly Becker”

Pearl By Molly Idle

Back of Book: Sometimes the tiniest light can shine the brightest! Like the other mermaids of the deep, Pearl longs to care for the endless beaches, coral reefs, and towering kelp forests of her vast ocean world. So when her mother asks her to tend to a mere grain of sand, Pearl is heartbroken. ItContinue reading “Pearl By Molly Idle”

The Book of Mistakes by Corinna Luyken

  Back of Book:   As one artist incorporates accidental splotches, spots, and misshapen things into her art, she transforms her piece in quirky and unexpected ways, taking readers on a journey through her process. Told in minimal, playful text, this story shows readers that even the biggest “mistakes” can be the source of theContinue reading “The Book of Mistakes by Corinna Luyken”

After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) by Dan Santat

Back of Book: Everyone knows that when Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. But what happened after? My Review: I think the idea of a story about what happens after Humpty falls is shire brilliance. It gives a deeper look into a classic nursery rhyme. I love the stepsContinue reading “After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) by Dan Santat”

Sarabella’s Thinking Cap By Judy Schachner

Back of Book: Sarabella is always thinking—conjuring, daydreaming, and creating new worlds from her imagination. There is so much going on in her head that it can barely be contained. But there are times when daydreaming is decidedly not a good thing—like when you’re supposed to be doing multiplication tables. Luckily, Sarabella has an understandingContinue reading “Sarabella’s Thinking Cap By Judy Schachner”

The Sound of Silence By Katrina Goldsaito

Back of Book: Do you have a favorite sound?” little Yoshio asks. The musician answers, “The most beautiful sound is the sound of ma, of silence.” But Yoshio lives in Tokyo, Japan: a giant, noisy, busy city. He hears shoes squishing through puddles, trains whooshing, cars beeping, and families laughing. Tokyo is like a symphonyContinue reading “The Sound of Silence By Katrina Goldsaito”

The Thing Lou Couldn’t Do Ashley Spires

Back of Book: Lou and her friends are BRAVE adventurers. They run FASTER than airplanes. They build MIGHTY fortresses. They rescue WILD animals.? But one day, when they’re looking for a ship to play pirates in, Lou’s friend has an idea: Up there! The tree can be our ship! Ummm .? says Lou. This isContinue reading “The Thing Lou Couldn’t Do Ashley Spires”