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National Parks of the USA by Kate Siber

National Parks of the USA by Kate Siber is a visually stunning guide for young readers. It is a wonderful collection of facts and detailed  illustrations highlighting some of the more popular national parks in the United States. The parks … Continue reading

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A World Full of Animal Stories by Angela McAllister

A World Full of Animal Stories: 50 favourite animal folk tales, myths and legends by Angela McAllister is a beautiful and interesting book of folktales and legends that celebrate animals and culture. These stories are brought to life as the reader travels the globe to … 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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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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The Only Road by Alexandra Diaz

The Only Road by Alexandra Diaz is an individual story of a boy who feels that leaving his home and risking everything is his only chance for a better life. It is a story of fear and bravery, love and loss, strangers becoming … Continue reading

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One Paris Summer by Denise Grover Swank

One Paris Summer by Denise Grover Swank is about a girl name Sophie. Sophie is intelligent, kind, and passionate. She definitely has her flaws, which make her incredibly relatable. Her flaws make her relatable because everyone has been in the awkward stage … Continue reading

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Super Sushi Ramen Express by Michael Booth

Super Sushi Ramen Express by Michael Booth is a book that gives an overview of the various food cultures and regions of Japan. This is a combination of Michael Booth moving his family to the country for several months but … Continue reading

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The Yellow Envelope by Kim Dinan

The Yellow Envelope by Kim Dinan is a beautifully written memoir. When reading the story I felt a whole list of emotions from laughing to crying. The memoir is the story of a young couples journey across continents in the … Continue reading

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Every Falling Star by Sungju Lee, Susan Elizabeth McClelland

Every Falling Star by Sungju Lee, Susan Elizabeth McClellan is the first book I’ve read about North Korea. The author’s voice is genuine and emotional as it relates to the personal story of his adolescent years in North Korea during … Continue reading

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