Category Archives: Book Reviews

Book Review: Tap the Magic Tree

Tap the Magic Tree by Christie Matheson From Miss Abby at Madison “There is magic in every tree. The tall, silent one in the woods. The small, bumpy one in the park. Even the bare brown tree in your backyard. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses

Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses by Kimberly and James Dean From Miss Heather at Butler and Lucas Do you ever wake up on the wrong side of the bed, so to speak?  Readers of the Pete the Cat … Continue reading

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Book Review: Thank You, Sarah! The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving

Thank You, Sarah: The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving by Laurie Halse Anderson From Miss Heather at Butler and Lucas I love when I read a children’s book and think “wow, I just learned something!”  That’s exactly what happened when I … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Day the Crayons Quit

The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt From Miss Jacqui at Lexington Have you ever wondered what your tired, old box of crayons thinks of how you color? Well Duncan is about to find out! In The Day the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Wishing Spell

The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer From Miss Jacqui at Lexington What would happen if you could enter the world of the beloved stories you listened to or read as a child? In this story, Alex … Continue reading

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Book Review: The One and Only Ivan

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate From Miss Mary at Main Library “People call me the Freeway Gorilla.  The Ape at Exit 8, The One and Only Ivan, Mighty Silverback.  The names are mine, but they’re not me.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons

Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons by Eric Litwin From Miss Mary at Main Pete the Cat puts on his favorite shirt, the one with the four groovy buttons, and starts his day.  As he sings, his buttons … Continue reading

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Book Review: Rainbow Stew

Rainbow Stew by Cathryn Falwell From Miss Caroline at Main Fall is just around the corner, gardens are ready to harvest, and we’ve got a great book to share with you: the newest title by children’s author and illustrator Cathryn … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tales of a Sixth-Grade Muppet

Tales of a Sixth-Grade Muppet by Kirk Scroggs From Miss Caroline at Main Ever since the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books became popular, there have been many books written and illustrated about the middle school crowd.  There are series … Continue reading

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Book Review: Oliver

Oliver by Birgitta Sif From Miss Melanie at Main This picture book is a sweet look at a boy who is different and who always plays by himself with his imaginary friends until one day he meets a girl who … Continue reading

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