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Review: Gone Fishing by Tamera Will Wissinger

Gone Fishing

Gone Fishing: A Novel in Verse By Tamera Will Wissinger Illustrated by Matthew Cordell Houghton Mifflin ISBN: 9780547820118 $15.99 Grades 1-4 In Stores *Best New Book* Find it at: Schuler Books | Your Library There are plenty of verse novels out there. Poetry books based around a theme are also common. Tamera Will Wissinger’s debut […]

Nonfiction Monday: My First Day by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page

My FIrst Day

My First Day: What Animals Do on Day One By Steve Jenkins and Robin Page Illustrated by Steve Jenkins Houghton Mifflin ISBN: 9780547738512 $16.99 Grades K-2 In Stores Jan 8, 2013 Find it at: Schuler Books | Your Library The capabilities of newborn animals are, for the most part, a mystery. While you can’t walk […]

10 to Note: Winter Preview 2012-13

Winter Preview 2013

Sometimes you see a book and go… What follows are the books coming out in December, January, and February that made me do that. Picture Books Doug Unplugged by Dan Yaccarino February 12 | Knopf | Grades K-3 Is ditching technology for real life an emerging children’s lit trend? 2012 standout hello! hello! nicely builds […]

Review: Twelve Kinds of Ice by Ellen Bryan Obed

Ice Ri Res

Twelve Kinds of Ice By Ellen Bryan Obed Illustrated by Barbara McClintock Houghton Mifflin ISBN: 9780618891290 $16.99 Grades 3-6 In Stores *Best New Book* Find it at: Schuler Books | Your Library I’ve ice skated a lot in my life. Growing up in Northern Michigan, it’s bound to happen. I used to live around the […]

Review: The Chronicles of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg

Chronicles of Harris Burdick

The Chronicles of Harris Burdick By Chris Van Allsburg and various authors Houghton Mifflin ISBN: 9780547548104 $24.99 Grades 5 and Up In Stores Find it at: Schuler Books | Your Library Hype can be a bugger. Any time you get a slew of well-known authors together on a project, expectations are going to be high. […]

Nonfiction Monday: Time to Eat by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page


Time to Eat By Steve Jenkins and Robin Page Houghton Mifflin ISBN: 9780547250328 $12.99 Grades K-3 In Stores You know what’s not exciting? What I eat. Unless, that is, you find my occasional switch between regular peanut butter crackers and the neon orange variety to be fascinating stuff. You know what is exciting? A bird […]

Toon Review: The Secret Box by Barbara Lehman


The Secret Box By Barbara Lehman Houghton Mifflin ISBN: 9780547238685 $15.99 Grades K-3 In Stores *Best New Book* (Click images to enlarge) Review copy from library Also reviewed by Charlotte’s Library, Waking Brain Cells. Find this book at your local library with WorldCat.