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Book Review

Gus Becomes a Big Brother

by Karen Rigby

This bighearted and eventful picture book concerns itself with how families cultivate love. Heather S. Lonczak’s picture book "Gus Becomes a Big Brother" clarifies the adoption process through an endearing canine family. Three-year-old... Read More

Book Review

My Friend Gideon

by Aimee Jodoin

"My Friend Gideon" is an educational picture book that suggests ways to take care of animals and the natural environment. Heather S. Lonczak’s "My Friend Gideon" is a sweet picture book about a girl’s love for an endangered frog.... Read More

Book Review

Penelope Windpipes

by Ian Dailey

"Penelope Windpipes" contains an important life lesson on the benefits of children controlling their tempers. In Heather S. Lonczak’s "Penelope Windpipes", a young girl discovers how different life can be when approached from a calm... Read More

Book Review

Briggsy's Time to Shine

by Susan Waggoner

Briggsy’s Time to Shine is an esteem-building picture book that is amplified by its lively artwork. In Linda McKinley’s illustrated read-aloud tale, Briggsy’s Time to Shine, talking musical instruments deliver a fun and helpful... Read More

Book Review

Everybody Counts

by Pallas Gates McCorquodale

Everyone has a story to tell or secret to keep in this one-of-a-kind counting, seek-and-find mystery. Ranging from representing zero to over a billion, the book’s clever illustrations highlight the figures to be counted in a rainbow of... Read More

Book Review

The Fort

by Pallas Gates McCorquodale

Imagination and a love of fantasy transform an old fort in the woods into a grand castle one day and a pirate ship the next. A young prince and feisty pirate lass are at odds until they put their differences aside and join forces,... Read More

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