Tag Archives: Adventure

Astrid the Unstoppable by Maria Parr

Astrid the Unstoppable by Maria Parr is the story of Astrid. Astrid is the only child living in her village of Glimmerdal, and as a result her best friend is an elderly man named Gunnvald. Astrid has very strong emotions as … Continue reading

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The Train to Impossible Places: A Cursed Delivery by P.G. Bell

The Train to Impossible Places: A Cursed Delivery by P.G. Bell is an exciting, imaginative, wild ride of a story that never lets up for a moment. This was a whimsical and fun middle grade read full of interesting characters and … Continue reading

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When God Gave Us Words by Sandy Eisenberg Sasso

When God Gave Us Words by Sandy Eisenberg Sasso is an imaginative origin story. The story is that God wants to give humans words, the angels resist, wanting that ability to be theirs alone. God persists, so the angels distribute … Continue reading

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All Aboard The Discovery Express by Emily Hawkins and Tom Adams

All Aboard The Discovery Express by Emily Hawkins and Tom Adams is a fantastic interactive book about the history of travel with an intriguing puzzle to solve along the way.  There are surprises on every page, discoveries to be made and … Continue reading

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Cheer Up, Ben Franklin! by Misti Kenison

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Cheer Up, Ben Franklin! by Misti Kenison is a board book for young readers with elements of American history. It is a wonderful book that has a basic intro to people of the American Revolution. In this book Ben has … Continue reading

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The Lost History of Stars by Dave Boling

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The Lost History of Stars by Dave Boling is a powerful and shocking story about a family during The Second Anglo-Boer War during the early part of the 20th century in Africa. It’s a historical fiction story that is inspired … Continue reading

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Trail Blazers by Lisa Graves

Trail Blazers: An Illustrated Guide to the Women Who Explored the World by Lisa Graves is a picture book full of famous women explorers. I found it interesting and educational. There’s not a great amount of information, but what’s here is enough to give … Continue reading

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Carson Crosses Canada by Linda Bailey

Carson Crosses Canada by Linda Bailey is a cute children’s book about a trip across Canada. Annie makes the journey with her dog from the Pacific to the Atlantic across Canada as they sight see. The illustrations are lively watercolors, intended to … Continue reading

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Liam Takes a Stand by Troy Wilson

Liam Takes a Stand by Troy Wilson is a children’s book about family, business, and doing things your own way. Lister and Lester are identical twins who do identical things. But their constant striving to outdo each other means their little brother, … Continue reading

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Thing Lou Couldn’t Do, The by Ashley Spires

The Thing Lou Couldn’t Do by Ashley Spires is an interesting story because it is about what Lou couldn’t do, rather than what she does do. I love that it is not all wrapped nice and neat by the end of the … Continue reading

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