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Book review: Arlo Finch in the Valley of Fire, by John August

August, John. Arlo Finch in the Valley of Fire.  Roaring Brook Press, 2018.  ISBN 978-1-62672-814-1.  $16.99. 318 pages. Ages 8-12.  Q8 P8.

Due to unfortunate circumstances, Arlo Finch is forced to move with his mother and sister to a small town in the Colorado Rockies where Arlo’s mother grew up.  138 more words

Book Reviews

Book review: All the Animals Where I Live, by Philip C. Stead

Stead, Philip C. All the Animals Where I Live. Roaring Brook Press, 2018. Unpaged. $18.99. ISBN 9781626726567. Ages 4-8. P8Q8.

The author used to live in the city, but moved to the country with his dog Wednesday. 148 more words

Book Reviews

Epic Fails! New series nonfiction looks at the not-so-great moments in history

The Wright Brothers: Nose-Diving into History (Epic Fails #1), by Erik Slader & Ben Thompson/Illustrated by Tim Foley, (July 2018, Roaring Brook Press), $6.99, ISBN: 978-1-250-15056-1… 258 more words

Middle Grade

Summer is (almost) here again!

For many, Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer. It is an exciting, energy filled couple of weeks for students and teachers still in school. 363 more words

Primary (K-2)

Moving Isn't Easy, and Books Can Help us Understand

After living near my hometown my entire life, I just recently moved to a new state that requires a plane ride or a cross-country road trip to get home. 429 more words

Primary (K-2)

Be Kind by Pat Zietlow Miller, illustrated by Jen Hill

Published by Roaring Brook Press

Summary:  When Tanisha spills grape juice on her new dress, the narrator tries to be kind (“Purple is my favorite color”), but Tanisha is too upset to appreciate the gesture.   162 more words

Picture Books

An Interview with Pat Zietlow Miller

Pat Zietlow Miller is an author of renown. Her picture books have received starred reviews and multiple awards. Pat has an innate talent to create books children love. 1,088 more words

Picture Books