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The Way of the Hive

A Honey Bee’s Story Written and Illustrated by Jay Hosler I really liked this book because it combined two of my favorite things, science and graphic …
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Rise Up and Write It

Written by Nandini Ahuja, Illustrated by Anoosha Syed Rise Up and Write It shows young readers the power of even the smallest voice. It all starts …
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Extremely Gross Animals

Stinky, Slimy and Strange Animal Adaptations Written by Claire Eamer This book is gross! If kids like reading about gross things, they will probably like this …
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Cow Boy Is Not a Cowboy

Written and Illustrated by Gregory Barrington Nothing exciting happens on Humdrum Farm except for what excitement Goat Girl cooks up. She insists the bull, Merle, is …
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The Runaway No-Wheeler

Written by Peter Stein, Illustrated by Bob Staake This adorable story has a great message of perseverance and willingness to do what it takes to get …
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A Soft Place to Land

Written by Jansen Marks Joy truly has all she needs. A home with her own room, piano lessons which will help her be a movie …
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Who Was Duke Ellington?

Written by M.D. Payne, Illustrated by Gregory Copeland Like all of the books in the “Who Was?/Who Is?” series, this is a middle elementary level biography …
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Too Many Bubbles

“A Story about Mindfulness” Written by Christine Peck and Mags Deroma, Illustrated by Mags Deroma “Izzy has a problem. Something is casting a shadow over her day.” …
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Merci Suárez Can’t Dance

Written by Meg Medina What I liked about this book is how Merci made a team with her friends at school and had fun performing …
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President of Poplar Lane

Written by Margaret Mincks President of Poplar Lane was a fun book for grades 5-8. I wouldn’t use this as a read aloud book because …
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A Thousand No’s

Written by DJ Corchin, Illustrated by Dan Dougherty A Thousand No’s by DJ Corchin and illustrated by Dan Dougherty is a cute little easy-to-read book with …
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Escape Goat

Written by Ann Patchett, Illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser This book is written to make you wonder WHY? WHY would everyone believe that everything was the goat’s …
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Creature Features: Ocean

Illustrated by Natasha Durley I really liked this book and I recommend it for other kids up to 7th grade. I think kids would like …
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