4 Stars, Book Reviews, Children's, Contemporary, Mental Health

Review and Blog Tour – Jam Sessions by Jerry Harwood

Today's blog tour, thanks to Digital Reads Blog Tours, is for a book called Jam Sessions by Jerry Harwood. Included below are the details for Jam Sessions, the synopsis, an excerpt from the book, and my review. Not to give too much away, but I was surprised by Jam Sessions and how it featured some… Continue reading Review and Blog Tour – Jam Sessions by Jerry Harwood

3 Stars, Book Reviews, Children's, Fantasy, Middle Grade

Review – The Time of Green Magic by Hilary McKay

Title: The Time of Green Magic Author: Hilary McKay Genre: Fantasy Age Classification: Children's / Middle Grade Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books Release: September 5, 2019 Available Format(s): Paperback - Hardcover - Ebook Abi's mother died when she only a year old, so life has always been just her, her father Theo and Granny Grace, though… Continue reading Review – The Time of Green Magic by Hilary McKay

4 Stars, Book Reviews, Children's, General Fiction

Review – Me and My Boots by Penny Harrison

Title: Me and My Boots Author: Penny Harrison and Evie Barrow (illustrator) Genre: Fiction Age Classification: Children's Publisher: Little Hare Books Release: February 1, 2020 Available Format(s): Hardcover Bronte loves her boots but rejects the label of 'bossy boots', instead offering alternative terms to describe an assertive young girl, such as herself. The character of Bronte is… Continue reading Review – Me and My Boots by Penny Harrison

4 Stars, Book Reviews, Children's, General Fiction

Review – Foothand Elbownose by Kiah Thomas

Title: Foodhand Elbownose Author: Kiah Thomas and Connah Brecon (illustrator) Genre: Fiction Age Classification: Children's Publisher: Little Hare Books Release: November 1, 2019 Available Format(s): Hardcover Max's foot has had enough and wants to become a hand. Being accommodating, Max agrees. Then his elbow decides it wants to be a nose. After that, it does not take long for all… Continue reading Review – Foothand Elbownose by Kiah Thomas

4 Stars, Book Reviews, Children's, Science Fiction

Review – Immigrant from the Stars by Gail Kamer

I have not read a book from an educators point of view before or looked at teaching resources created for a book, so this was an interesting experience. Title: Immigrant from the Stars Author: Gail Kamer Genre: Science Fiction Age Classification: Children's Publisher: Gettier Group LLC Release: June 1, 2019 Available Format(s): Paperback - Ebook The story follows Iko and… Continue reading Review – Immigrant from the Stars by Gail Kamer