Counting Sheep

Counting Sheep – Calpurnia Tate-Girl Vet By:  Jacqueline Kelly This new chapter book series is based on the very successful middle grade book, THE CURIOUS WORLD OF CALPURNIA TATE.  In the new series, Calpurnia helps animals both big and small.  Calpurnia is one of seven children growing up in rural Texas at the turn of […]

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The Fenway Foul-Up

The Fenway Foul-Up By:  David A. Kelly   The Ballpark Mystery series by David A. Kelly is the perfect chapter book series for emerging readers who also like baseball.  FENWAY FOUL-UP, the first book in the series, introduces cousins and budding sleuths, Mike Walsh and Kate Hopkins.  Mike and Kate are trying to figure out […]

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The Bad Guys

  The Bad Guys By:  Aaron Blabey I just discovered a hilarious chapter book series the other day.  I couldn’t stop laughing.  The text and the illustrations work together very well.  This great series is called THE BAD GUYS by Nick Blabey. Mr. Wolf is the leader of the group.  He recruits Mr. Piranha, Mr. […]

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Duke

Duke By:  Kirby Larson Newbery Honor-winning author Kirby Larson (Hattie Big Sky 2007) has crafted a timeless tale for dog lovers.  It is 1944 and World War II is in full swing.  Fifth-grader Hobie Hanson lives in America and he is coping with wartime complications like everyone else.  His father is a B-24 bomber pilot […]

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Hatched

  Hatched By:  Bruce Coville Author Bruce Coville writes in a very conversational, humorous style that children will appreciate.  His new series, The Enchanted Files, is a delight and I found myself laughing all the way through HATCHED, which is book 2 in The Enchanted Files. This story centers on Gerald Overflight, a cowardly griffin, […]

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