This is the story of a little girl named Amanda who is at school in first grade. Amanda likes to play with her friends outside at recess, they like to pretend like they are horses. One day at recess, Amanda rolls down a hill and hits her head on a rock.
Animal SkinsMary HollandArbordale Publishing (2019)ISBN 9781643513393Reviewed by Lydia (age 6) for Reader Views Kids (03/20) “Animal Skins” by Mary Holland is about lots of animals and how their skin protects them or does something for them. Animals in this book include the butterfly/moth, cicada, porcupine, skunk, fawn, bird, frog, salamander, toad, snake, and turtle. For [...]
“What I Tell Myself First” by Michael A. Brown is a much-needed tool for educators and parents trying to promote the development of self-esteem in their students and children.
“Poetic Science of Water” by A.C. Lemonwood is a children’s book all about water. The book teaches the reader things about water that has to do with biology, earth science, chemistry, and environmental science.
: “From God to Us” has a wonderful message for people of all ages to learn and/or be reminded of. I loved how the message empowers people to realize their uniqueness and how, because of this, we truly are special because our actions and contributions are up to us since there is no other us around to do it.
Oak Street Treehouse: The Day They Messaged GodDick DanielsIndependently Published (2018-2019)ISBN 9780578449500Reviewed by Lydia (age 5) for Reader Views Kids (1/2020) “Oak Street Treehouse: The Day They Messaged God” by Dick Daniels is the story of a bunch of kids and how they get to talk to God on their tablet. The Oak Street Treehouse [...]
Rowdy RandyCasey Day RislovCasey Rislov Books (2019)ISBN 9780578429458Reviewed by Lydia (age 5) for Reader Views Kids (1/2020) “Rowdy Randy” by Casey Day Rislov is the story about a horsefly named “Rowdy Randy” who likes to annoy other animals in the wild west. The story starts with Randy flying around, looking for an animal to bother. [...]
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1950860434?ie=UTF8&tag=boobyboopub-20&camp=1789&linkCode=xm2&creativeASIN=1950860434 David’s ADHDSherrill S. CannonStrategic Book Publishing and Rights Co. (2019)ISBN 9781950860432Reviewed by Lydia (Age 5) for Reader Views Kids (1/2020) “David’s ADHD” by Sherrill S. Cannon is about a little boy named David who has trouble focusing and paying attention at school. The beginning of the book describes what David does or doesn’t do [...]
Maudie, the Parakeet, and the Fire DrillMary Maude MayerOutskirts Press (2018)ISBN 9781977200563Reviewed by Eliana (age 9) for Reader Views Kids (12/19) I really liked “Maudie, the Parakeet, and the Fire Drill,” by Mary Maude Mayer. I could tell right away when Maudie was doing something she shouldn’t have, but I could also understand why she [...]
In the Nick of TimeDeedee CummingsMake A Way Media, LLC (2019)ISBN 9781951218201Reviewed by Eve Panzer for the Barefoot Librarian and Reader Views Kids (11/2019) I don’t usually review holiday books, but I had to make an exception for “In the Nick of Time” by Deedee Cummings. Although the story takes place during the Christmas season, [...]
Beverlee Beaz the Brown BurmeseRegan W.H. MacaulayMirror World Publishing (2019)ISBN: 9781987976526Reviewed by Lydia Dehning (age 5) for Reader Views Kids (11/19) “Beverlee Beaz the Brown Burmese” by Regan W.H. Macaulay is about a cat named Beverlee Beaz who has an active imagination. Beverlee gets out of the house and starts walking. She sees the trees [...]
Over on a Desert Somewhere in the World Marianne Berkes Dawn Publications (2018) ISBN 9781584696308 Reviewed by Lydia Dehning (age 6) for Reader Views Kids (11/19) “Over on a Desert Somewhere in the World” by Marianne Berkes is a spin on the children’s song “Over in the Meadow,” but this story teaches of different desert [...]