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Rebecca Monterusso, Book Reviewer

Book Review

God Creates a Snake

by Rebecca Monterusso

"God Creates a Snake" is a subtle and humorous tale that humanizes God as fallible. Charles Peterson’s humorous picture book "God Creates a Snake" jokes about expectations and reality, excitement and disappointment; it proves that... Read More

Book Review

Jazzy and Kettle

by Rebecca Monterusso

In "Jazzy and Kettle", two adventurous new friends help each other learn and grow. In Rick Quinn’s picture book "Jazzy and Kettle", new friends explore the area behind their houses. They climb trees, enjoy nature, and help each other... Read More

Book Review

Abracadabra Whoopsie

by Rebecca Monterusso

"Abracadabra Whoopsie" is a magical picture book that teaches siblings to appreciate each other. In Adam Kargman’s picture book "Abracadabra Whoopsie", a struggle between siblings is embellished with magic, and a lesson emerges. Jordy... Read More

Book Review

Wild Winter

by Rebecca Monterusso

Friends work together to help each other out in this Christmas-centered middle grade story. In C. A. Hartnell’s chapter book "Wild Winter", a rambunctious duo solves a mystery and prepares for a holiday pageant. Carol Ann and her best... Read More

Book Review

Kindness Matters

by Rebecca Monterusso

"Kindness Matters" is a charming picture book in which friends work together to solve a problem. Antoinette Clark’s picture book "Kindness Matters" follows bees who are collecting honey to share with the rest of their hive. Sadie wakes... Read More

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