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LSBBT BOOK REVIEW + GIVEAWAY: Mia and Nattie: One Great Team! by Marlene M. Bell (Children’s)

Mia and Nattie: One Great Team!byMarlene M. Bell  Genre: Children's Picture Book (K-3rd Grade) / Farm AnimalsPublisher: Ewephoric PublishingDate of Publication: October 4, 2020Number of Pages: 34 pages  SCROLL DOWN FOR GIVEAWAY!Nattie’s mouth was a little crooked. Her legs were a bit shorter than usual, and one horn was too straight, like a unicorn’s horn.But Mia… Continue reading LSBBT BOOK REVIEW + GIVEAWAY: Mia and Nattie: One Great Team! by Marlene M. Bell (Children’s)

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LSBBT BOOK REVIEW + GIVEAWAY: For Spacious Skies by Nancy Churnin (Picture Book Biography)

FOR SPACIOUS SKIESKATHARINE LEE BATES AND THE INSPIRATION FOR "AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL"byNancy Churnin illustrated by Olga BaumertGenre:  Picture Book Biography / Women's Suffrage / Woman PoetPublisher: Albert Whitman & CompanyDate of Publication: April 1, 2020Number of Pages: 32SCROLL DOWN FOR THE GIVEAWAY!As a little girl growing up during the Civil War, Katharine Lee Bates grew up to… Continue reading LSBBT BOOK REVIEW + GIVEAWAY: For Spacious Skies by Nancy Churnin (Picture Book Biography)

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LSBBT BOOK REVIEW + GIVEAWAY: Blue Skies by Anne Bustard (Middle Grade)

BLUE SKIESbyAnne BustardGenre:  Middle Grade / Historical FictionPublisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young ReadersDate of Publication: March 17, 2020Number of Pages: 224SCROLL DOWN FOR THE GIVEAWAY!For fans of Louisiana’s Way Home, this heartwarming novel tells the story of ten-year-old Glory Bea as she prepares for a miracle of her very own—her father’s return home.Glory Bea… Continue reading LSBBT BOOK REVIEW + GIVEAWAY: Blue Skies by Anne Bustard (Middle Grade)

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LSBBT BOOK REVIEW + GIVEAWAY: Finding Esme by Suzanne Crowley (Middle Grade)

FINDING ESMEbySUZANNE CROWLEYGenre: Middle Grade (3-7) / Magical Realism / Family & LossPublisher: Greenwillow BooksDate of Publication: August 14, 2018Number of Pages: 288SCROLL DOWN FOR THE GIVEAWAY!Twelve-year-old Esme’s life changes when she discovers dinosaur bones on her family’s peach farm in Texas.After her grandfather died from a heart attack while driving his tractor on Solace… Continue reading LSBBT BOOK REVIEW + GIVEAWAY: Finding Esme by Suzanne Crowley (Middle Grade)

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LSBBT BOOK REVIEW + GIVEAWAY: Yazzy’s Amazing Yarn Cathey Graham Nickell (Children’s)

YAZZY'S AMAZING YARNbyCATHEY GRAHAM NICKELLIllustrated by Emily Calimlim  Genre: Children's Picture Book, Ages 4-8 Publisher: Twenty-Eight CreativeDate of Publication: August 1, 2019Number of Pages: 32Scroll down for giveaway!Yazzy is a creative girl, always sketching out her next adventure. She loves yarn, and she loves to knit! Her neighborhood park is dull and rusty, but Yazzy has a… Continue reading LSBBT BOOK REVIEW + GIVEAWAY: Yazzy’s Amazing Yarn Cathey Graham Nickell (Children’s)

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CHILDREN’S BOOK REVIEW: Max…Attacks by Kathi Appelt

MAX ... ATTACKSbyKATHI APPELTillustrated by Penelope DullaghanGenre: Children's Picture Book / Humor / Stories in VersePublisher: Atheneum / Caitlyn Dlouhy BooksDate of Publication: June 11, 2019Number of Pages: 40Scroll down for the giveaway! Fish and birds and lizards and socks…is there anything Max won’t attack? Watch your ankles and find out in this clever, rhyming… Continue reading CHILDREN’S BOOK REVIEW: Max…Attacks by Kathi Appelt

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LSBBT CHILDREN’S BOOK REVIEW + GIVEAWAY: Hitchin’ Post and the Tornado Twistin’ 4th of July Celebration by Julie Barker (Children’s)

HITCHIN' POSTand the Tornado Twistin'4th of July CelebrationbyJULIE BARKERillustrated by Carolyn Altman  Genre: Children's Picture Book / Western / FantasyPublisher: BookBabyDate of Publication: September 28, 2018Number of Pages: 50Scroll down for giveaway!Hitchin’ Post, the cowboy jackrabbit, is back with an all new adventure on the 6Bs' Ranch. Hitch’s brothers come to visit for the annual 4th… Continue reading LSBBT CHILDREN’S BOOK REVIEW + GIVEAWAY: Hitchin’ Post and the Tornado Twistin’ 4th of July Celebration by Julie Barker (Children’s)

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LSBBT REVIEW + GIVEAWAY: Heart of the Oak by J.L. Novinsky (Children’s)

HEART OF THE OAKbyJ.L. NOVINSKYGenre: Children's / Nature / Life CyclePublisher: Christian Faith PublishingPublication Date: November 15, 2017Number of Pages: 36 pages   SCROLL DOWN FOR THE GIVEAWAY! This is a sweet story of the life of an old oak tree. He’s old and weathered; his skin is rough and knotty. But he has memories of joy,… Continue reading LSBBT REVIEW + GIVEAWAY: Heart of the Oak by J.L. Novinsky (Children’s)

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BOOK REVIEW: Where Wishes Grow by Chris Sarracini (Children’s)

WHERE WISHES GROW by Chris Sarracini Genre:  Children's Picture BookPublisher:  Brownridge PublishingPublication Date:Number of Pages:  56A young girl learns that dreams do come true, especially when wishes grow into prayers of the heart. This is the story of eight-year-old Maggie, a pensive and courageous dreamer, whose big heart starts to break when her grandmother becomes bedridden and sick… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Where Wishes Grow by Chris Sarracini (Children’s)

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BOOK REVIEW: How Santa Changed by Karl Steam (Children’s)

Greetings Friends!While it may seem a little early to start thinking about Christmas, it will come faster than many of us are actually prepared for! One of the highlights in our home is an Advent calendar of books and I love being able to find new stories to include in our daily readings. I was recently… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: How Santa Changed by Karl Steam (Children’s)