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My Wounded Island by Jacques Pasquet

My Wounded Island by Jacques Pasquet is a beautiful book. The artwork is breathtaking. The main character fears the sea. She and her family are forced to move to the center of the island because of the rising sea level. Things are changing … Continue reading

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Tell Me a Mitzi by Lore Segal

Tell Me a Mitzi by Lore Segal has three stories within one about Mitzi and her younger brother and their daily tales. The tales are a little slices of life with whimsy, a touch of fantasy, and a lot of repetition. The … Continue reading

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The Kindness Club: Designed by Lucy (The Kindness Club #2) by Courtney Sheinmel

The Kindness Club: Designed by Lucy (The Kindness Club #2) by Courtney Sheinmel is taken from Lucy’s side of the story. The first book (The Kindness Club #2) was taken from Chloe’s point of view. Lucy is struggling a bit at home; her older … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Tree by Dawn Jarocki, Soren Kisiel

Once Upon a Tree by Dawn Jarocki, and Soren Kisiel is a encouraging tale about a leaf who struggles to accept and express himself. The leaf is happy being a leaf at the top of a tree until one day when … Continue reading

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The Girl Who Saved Christmas by Matt Haig

The Girl Who Saved Christmas by Matt Haig is a very charming story that can be enjoyed by children and adults alike. It is the story of Amelia Wishart, who is the first child ever to receive a gift from Father Christmas. … Continue reading

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Bobby’s Got a Brand-New Car by Zidrou

Bobby’s Got a Brand-New Car by Zidrou is a fun ride through a child’s imagination of grown up things. This was a fun and cute little book, but it isn’t clear to children in my view that it is a dream, or … Continue reading

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Strangers in Budapest by Jessica Keener

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Strangers in Budapest by Jessica Keener is a novel that draws the reader in from the very first pages.  The story is a young couple, Will and Annie, that have been living in Budapest with their toddler for a year. Will has … Continue reading

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