Month: September 2019

Pie in the Sky

Written and Illustrated by Remy Lai How many lessons can be learned from a cake? Jingwen’s family moves from China to Australia, leaving behind his grandparents and friends. Jingwen feels like he moved to Mars. His inability to speak “martian” makes him isolated. His only companion is his annoying “booger” little brother, Yanghao, because the …

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Megabugs

And Other Prehistoric Critters That Roamed the Planet Written by Helaine Becker, Illustrated by John Bindon This book is both fascinating and freaky! If having a 4 inch scorpion crawl across your foot gives you shivers, imagine facing the 2 ft. 7 in. Pulmonoscorpius! Its survival strategy is referred to as the “toxic stab.” Yikes! …

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Do you Like My Bike?

Hello, Hedgehog! #1 Written and Illustrated by Norm Feuti This book is darling! Easy, simple, and a great read for younger children wanting to read graphic novels. The pictures are great and the story is about the friendship and kindness between Hedgehog and his friend Harry the hamster. Loved it and will definitely look into …

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You Can’t Dance to These Rhythms: What Are Algorithms?

Coding Is CATegorical Series Written by Brian P. Cleary, Illustrated by Martin Goneau This is a cute, easy-to-read story about the definitions and examples of algorithms,even giving examples of recipes and self-driven cars. Who knew? The illustrations are delightful and clever, but they are very helpful to further educate the reader regarding algorithms. This will …

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Guts

Written and Illustrated by Raina Telgemeier Another great graphic novel from Author Raina Telgemeier. Guts takes us through a true story of Raina’s life as a teenager. As she deals with the ever-changing dynamic of school, she also must deal with life at home. She has been having stomachaches and thinks that it might just …

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