Monday Children’s Book Reviews for February 22, 2016

i'll never let you goI’ll Never Let You Go by Smriti Prasadam-Halls

“When you love someone, you stand by them no matter what happens.

“In good times . . .
When you’re excited, the world joins with you,
You bounce all about–look, I’m bouncing, too!

“In bad times . . .
When you are sad and troubled with fears,
I hold you close and dry all your tears.”                                   [JBB PRASADAM-HALLS]

mr lemoncello's library olympicsMr. Lemoncello’s Library Olympics by Chris Grabenstein

“The much-anticipated, puzzle-packed sequel to the New York Times bestselling, award-winning ESCAPE FROM MR. LEMONCELLO’S LIBRARY!

“Welcome, boys and girls, readers of all ages, to the first-ever Library Olympiad! Kyle and his teammates are back, and the world-famous game maker, Luigi Lemoncello, is at it again!

“This time Mr. Lemoncello has invited teams from all across America to compete in the first ever LIBRARY OLYMPICS. Will it be fun? Like the commercials say. . . HELLO? It’s a Lemoncello! But something suspicious is going on . . . books are missing from Mr. Lemoncello’s library. Is someone trying to CENSOR what the kids are reading?! In between figuring out mind-boggling challenges, the kids will have to band together to get to the bottom of this mystery.”                             [J GRABENSTEIN,C]

big book of whoBig Book of Who by Vickie An

TIME For Kids Big Book of Who presents 1,001 amazing facts about the people who have shaped our world–past and present–including brilliant scientists, chart-topping musicians, all-star athletes and powerful world leaders.

“Who invented Facebook? Who is the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize?Who is the greatest athlete of all time? Who was the only U.S. president to serve four terms in office? A fact-filled entry providing answers to compelling questions about some of the most influential people from the last 100 years.”                       [J031.02 AN]

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