“Light Up the States” by Debbie Hoven

Light Up the States Debbie Hoven Beaver’s Pond Press (2018) ISBN 9781592987283 Reviewed by Eliana (age 8) and Emilee (big sister) (11/18) In “Light Up the States” by Debbie Hoven we learn about the similarities and differences of each state as we travel all 50 states with the holiday lights. The USA has a rich […]

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“Animal Mash-Up” by Jean Kingston

Animal Mash-Up Jean Kingston Sword & Spoon Group (2018) ISBN 9781732019607 Reviewed by Eliana (8) Serenity (6) and Noelle (big sister) for Reader Views Kids (11/18) In “Animal Mash-Up” by Jean Kingston, all kinds of animals come to live together in the town of Farmville. For each animal, there is a special school dedicated just […]

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“The Gifts of Life” by Oliver Smuhar

The Gifts of Life Oliver Smuhar Mountain Blue Publishing (2018) ISBN 978648332008 Reviewed by Megan Weiss, Young Adult Reviewer for Reader Views (10/18) Oliver Smuhar’s “The Gifts of Life” takes readers on an otherworldly adventure.  Perry Caduca is the hero of the story.  After a devastating and fiery attack on their city during the year’s […]

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“Night Life” by Donna Somboonlakana

Night Life Donna Somboonlakana Outskirts Press (2018) ISBN 9781478792390 Reviewed by Eliana (age 8) and Noelle (big sister) for Reader Reviews (10/18) When we go to sleep the animals of the night wake up and begin their day. From small, medium, and large, these animals come from a variety of species, all with one thing […]

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