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Book Review

Seven Clues

by Kristine Morris

"Seven Clues" is an engaging picture book that makes learning about the Catholic Mass fun. In Scott Hahn and Maura Roan McKeegan’s picture book "Seven Clues", two children go on a quest to achieve deeper understanding of their Catholic... Read More

Book Review

The Kindness Machine

by Karen Rigby

"The Kindness Machine" is an optimistic picture book that encourages everyday kindness in a creative manner. In Christina Dankert’s enthusiastic picture book "The Kindness Machine", an enterprising second-grade teacher shows his... Read More

Book Review

A House for a Mouse

by Tripti Kandari

"A House for a Mouse" is a fun picture book centered around a cozy mouse family. In Paul and Betty Lowery’s informative picture book "A House for a Mouse", two mice grow up in a snug and sturdy home. Mother Mouse and her two children... Read More

Book Review

Klippe the Viking

by Sriya Narayanan

Through relatable situations, the picture book "Klippe the Viking" encourages the verbalization of difficult feelings. In Bjorn Fyrre’s picture book "Klippe the Viking", a little girl grapples with big feelings. Through uplifting... Read More

Book Review

Best Test

by Michelle Anne Schingler

A big, ripe, juicy red strawberry catches the eyes of all of the forest creatures; they all think they deserve it most. To determine who is most worthy, they initiate a relay race, competing on points both physical and artistic. Beyond... Read More

Book Review

Van Dog

by Danielle Ballantyne

A cavalcade of characters brings a parade of color—and a little chaos—to this whimsical story about a dog determined to complete his masterpiece. Van Dog heads out into the countryside intent on painting a landscape; the frequent... Read More

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