Monday Children’s Book Reviews for October 4

Not All Princesses Dress in Pink by Jane Yolen and Heidi E. Y. Stemple

“These princesses dig in the dirt, kick soccer balls, and splash in muddy puddles – all in their sparkly crowns!


Best Season Ever by Fran Manushkin     [Katie Woo]

“Katie, Pedro, and JoJo debate the merits of the seasons, comparing blooming tulips and puddles to sledding and hot chocolate. They share differences of opinion and learn to accept each others’ views. Katie decides, ‘All of the seasons are fun when I’m with you.'”             [JE MANUSHKIN]

How to Ride a Dragon’s Storm: The Heroic Misadventures of Hiccup the Viking by Cressida Cowell

“Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, everyone’s favorite reluctant Viking hero, has three months, five days and six hours to discover America, get back to Berk, save his father, battle Polarserpents and win the annual Inter-Tribal Friendly Swimming Race. Can he do it?”   [How To Train Your Dragon Book 7]     [J COWELL]

M is for Mama’s Boy by Michael Buckley   [NERDS book two]

“A group of unpopular fifth graders run a spy network from inside their school. With the help of cutting-edge science, they transform their nerdy qualities into incredible abilities! Their enemies? An array of James Bond–style villains, each with an evil plan more diabolical and more ridiculous than the last.”      [J BUCKLEY]

Hip-Hop History by Wendy Garofoli

“Today, hip hop music, art, and fashion have spread around the globe, gaining fans from all walks of life. Learn the history behind this important and sometimes controversial slice of American history.”     J782.42164 GAROFOLI]       [Velocity: Hip-Hop World series]


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