#bookreview: Stella Batts Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

Book: Stella Batts: Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow Author: Courtney Sheinmel Illustrator: Jennifer A. Bell ISBN: 978-1-58536-191-5 Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press Pages/Price: 144 pages/$5.99 Category: Children’s/Chapter Books About Stella Batts Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow One of the best things about having parents who own a candy store is getting to be an official taste-tester. When her dad brings home Magical Glow-in-the-Dark Chewing Gum, Stella can t wait to try it out especially since her … [Read more...]

#bookreview: Cinderella Smith by Stephanie Barden

Book: Cinderella Smith Author: Stephanie Barden Illustrator: Diane Goode ISBN: 978-0-06-196423-7 Pages/Price: 160/$14.99 Category: Children's/Chapter Book (ages 8-12) About Cinderella Smith (from amazon.com) Cinderella Smith has a problem with a capital P. She loses shoes almost as quickly as she puts them on her feet. But now she’s lost the most important shoe of all: her shiny, ruby red tap shoe. Without it she won’t have a chance of being chosen Pumpkin Blossom Fairy for the fall … [Read more...]

Review: Gooney Bird on the Map

Book: Gooney Bird on the Map Author: Lois Lowry Illustrator: Middy Thomas Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children ISBN: 978-0547556222 Pages/Price: 148/$15.99 Category: Children's/Early Reader/Chapter Book My Thoughts on Gooney Bird on the Map Apparently, this is the 5th book in a series of Gooney Bird books, although this is the first book I've had the pleasure to read. It will not be the last. Gooney Bird is in Mrs. Pidgeon's 2nd grade class, and it's a 2nd grade class unlike … [Read more...]