Book review: Tacky and the Haunted Igloo, by Helen Lester, illustrated by Lynn Munsinger

Lester, Helen. Tacky and the Haunted Igloo. Illustrated by Lynn Munsinger. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 2015. Unp. $16.99. ISBN 9780544339941. Ages 4-1st grade. P8 Q7

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Book review: The Specific Ocean, by Kyo Maclear, illustrated by Katty Maurey

Maclear, Kyo. The Specific Ocean. Illustrated by Katty Maurey. Kids Can Press, Ltd., 2015. Unp. $17.99. ISBN 9781894786355. Ages 4-3rd grade. P7Q8.

A girl reluctantly joins her family on a vacation to a beach house on the Pacific Ocean. 152 more words

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Book review: How Jelly Roll Morton Invented Jazz, by Jonah Winter, illustrated by Keith Mallett

Winter, Jonah. How Jelly Roll Morton Invented Jazz.Illustrated by Keith Mallett. Roaring Brook Press, a division of Holtzbrinck Publishing Holdings Limited Partnership, 2015. Unp. 228 more words

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Book review: I, Fly. by Bridget Heos, illustrated by Jennifer Plecas

Heos, Bridget. I, Fly. Illustrated by Jennifer Plecas. Henry Holt and Company, LLC. 2015. Unp. $17.99. 9780805094695. Ages 5-2nd grade. Q6 P7.

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Book review: Where Did My Clothes Come From?, by Chris Butterworth, illustrated by Lucia Gaggiotti

Butterworth, Chris. Where Did My Clothes Come From? Illustrated by Lucia Gaggiotti. Candlewick Press, 2015. Unp. $12.99. 9780763677503. Ages 5-3rd Grade. Q8 P7

This informative little book introduces children to the world of textiles. 156 more words

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Space Boy and His Dog

This week, in honor of World Space Week, we’ve got reviews featuring space, in all it’s many forms. Today, I’m reviewing a picture where a boy visits the moon in search of a lost pet. 394 more words

Children's Fiction

THE MAD POTTER: GEORGE E. OHR, ECCENTRIC GENIUS by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan


George E. Ohr was a potter in the nineteenth and early twentieth century. He was well known for his eccentric personality; he would pose for fake photography and while on trips would demonstrate his skill at the potter’s wheel while blindfolded. 676 more words