A Child Called You

A Child Called You by J.D. Wise Book Review

What is a great friends & family book review for elementary kids? A Child Called You by J.D. Wise is! Will you make a difference in this world? Do you look at a person and see them for who they are, not the color of their skin? Or if they

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The Year of the Buttered Cat

The Year of the Buttered Cat by Susan & Lexi Haas

What is a great biography book for elementary and middle school kids? The Year of the Buttered Cat by Susan & Lexi Haas is! Imagine something that happened when you were born changed your life forever. Our story begins with thirteen-year-old Lexi 24 hours before her second brain surgery. She

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Sorry (Really Sorry) by Joanna Cotler Book Review

Sorry (Really Sorry) by Joanna Colter

What is a great animals book for elementary school kids?   Sorry (Really Sorry) by Joanna Colter is!   Does how you feel affect other people? Why yes it does! Cow is in a very bad mood because his hooves are in the mud so he takes it out on

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Lifeboat 12 by Susan Hood

Lifeboat 12 by Susan Hood

What is a great historical fiction book for elementary and middle school kids?   Lifeboat 12 by Susan Hood is! What would you do if you thought a coat caused you to lose your life? Ken Sparks lives in England with his father, his sister, and his very mean stepmother.

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Bloom by Kenneth Oppel book talk book review

Bloom (The Overthrow #1) by Kenneth Oppel book talk

What is a great science fiction/horror book for upper elementary and middle school kids? Bloom by Kenneth Oppel is! Rain is just rain, right? WRONG! Anaya is allergic to everything! She wakes up and her eyes are swollen shut. She has to use so much medicine just to get out

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Heartsong's Missing Foal by Whitney Sanderson book talk book review

Heartsong’s Missing Foal by Whitney Sanderson

What is a great fantasy & magic book for elementary kids? Heartsong’s Missing Foal by Whitney Sanderson is! Would you like to be a Unicorn Guardian? This Is exactly what Ruby and Iris are… Unicorn Guardians. There was a time when unicorns and humans lived together, but the humans started

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Hi! I'm Laurie!

I am a book loving librarian with a passion for getting the right book into the hand of a child so that they will develop a love of reading! I live in Hoover, AL with my husband, Lee, and my dog, Holly.

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