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Lucía the Luchadora and the Million+Masks

This is a book review of Lucía the Luchadora and the Million+Masks by Cynthia Leonor Garza. Pow Kids (2018) Picture Book Lucha Libre/Latina/Girl Power Disclosure: We received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Lucía’s little sister Gemma wants to be a luchadora like her, but… Read More »

That’s Not Hockey! by Andrée Poulin

That’s Not Hockey! by Andrée Poulin is a book by Annick Press (2018). It’s the story of Jacques Plante who played for the Montreal Canadiens and helped change the face of Hockey. Disclosure: We received the book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links.  The Story The story starts off showing… Read More »

If I Had a Gryphon by Vikki Vansickle

If I Had a Gryphon is a picture book from Penguin Random House (Tundra Books). I received a copy of this book in exchange for a review. This post contains affiliate links. If I Had a Gryphon The book starts with a girl who has a hamster but wishes she had a mythical beast for… Read More »

Peg + Cat: Eid al-Adha Adventure

Whether your family celebrates Eid al-Adha or you just want to share about other cultures with your family, this book, Peg + Cat – The Eid al-Adha Adventure by Jennifer Oxley + Billy Aronson will make a good story. Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post… Read More »

Solutions for Cold Feet and other little problems

Got a little problem solver on your hands? This new book Solutions for Cold Feet and other little problems by Carey Sookocheff will appeal to him or her. Summary: What do you do when you’re missing a shoe? When you’re caught in the rain? Or when your ice cream melts? Solutions for Cold Feet is… Read More »

Great Dog by Davide Cali

We had the pleasure of reading Great Dog by Davide Cali which is quite unlike most picture books in a few different ways. Summary: A pup and his father contemplate his grand future while looking at other Great Dogs in their family. Will he be a marathon runner like Uncle Tibor, the fastest dog in… Read More »

Snap! by Hazel Hutchins

Snap! by Hazel Hutchins is a great picture book read for kids who love colouring with crayons or who are very creative. The story is about a little kid who finds that his crayons keep breaking, disappearing or getting crushed until he only has a few colours left. What can he make with only three… Read More »

The Boxcar Children–Surprise Island (+giveaway)

Did you read The Boxcar Children books when you were young? The books are still around (and celebrating their 75th anniversary) in a newer format and a film was made based on one of the books. The Boxcar Children – Surprise Island is opening in theaters across the US as part of a special after-school… Read More »

Latest Book Picks for Tweens from Sky Pony Press

These three books are from Sky Pony Press December 2017. They are all designed for ages 8-12 although the middle book is probably better for 10+ at least. These books were received in exchange for a feature. Cookie Cutters & Sled Runners by Natalie Rompella Summary: Most kids would dread the start of middle school… Read More »

A Swirl Novel Series for Tweens

A Swirl Novel series brings you four middle grade fiction novels for your tween. Designed for girls, these books feature female leads and are about life, love and fun. Disclosure: Books received in exchange for blog feature. This post contains affiliate links. Books in this series include: Pumpkin Spice Secrets, Peppermint Cocoa Crushes, Cinnamon Bun… Read More »