“The Golden Rule” by Sherrill S. Cannon

THE GOLDEN RULE Sherrill S. Cannon Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Agency (2016) ISBN 9781681813264 Reviewed by Paola Belloso (age 9) for Reader Views (01/17) “The Golden Rule” by Sherrill S. Cannon, is about two siblings that were trying to look for a ruler that their mom always talked about. They thought the best place [...]

“Roxie the Doxie Finds Her Forever Home” by Jody A. Dean

ROXIE THE DOXIE FINDS HER FOREVER HOME Jody A. Dean, PhD Tally Ho Publishing (2016) ISBN 9780997345308 Reviewed by Willow Cramer (age 8) for Reader Views Kids (12/16) As soon as I saw this book arrive in the mail, I had to read it to Mommy. “Roxie the Doxie Finds Her Forever Home” by Jody [...]

“The Greatest Wish” by Amanda Yoshida

THE GREATEST WISH Amanda Yoshida Mascot Books (2016) ISBN 9781631778797 Reviewed by Paola Belloso (age 9) for Reader Views “The Greatest Wish” by Amanda Yoshida is about a little boy that cannot figure out what he wants to be. He imagined being a giant dinosaur, or a horse, a bird or maybe even a rocket. [...]

“Zealy and Whubba Go Fishing” by Roe DePinto

ZEALY AND WHUBBA GO FISHING Roe De Pinto Outskirts Press (2016) ISBN 9781478771159 Reviewed by Paola Belloso (age 8) for Reader Views (09/16) In “Zealy and Whubba Go Fishing” by Roe De Pinto, Zealy and Whubba were having another fun day together when Zealy asked Whubba to teach her how to catch a fish. But [...]

“Zealy’s Very First Swim” by Roe DePinto

ZEALY’S VERY FIRST SWIM Roe De Pinto Outskirts Press (2016) ISBN 9781478771142 Reviewed by Paola Belloso (age 8) for Reader Views (09/16) In “Zealy’s Very First Swim” by Roe de Pinto, it was a very cold day and Zealy and her dad were not sure what to do. They decided to play ball and went [...]

“Elmer” by David McKee

ELMER David McKee HarperFestival (2014) ISBN 9780062324054 Reviewed by Paola Belloso (age 8) for Reader Views (6/16) “Elmer” by David McKee is about a patchwork elephant. Elmer is a bit different from the others; he has a lot of colors on his body, so he felt strange from the rest of his friends. They all [...]

“Inspector Dewey” by Kristen Heimerl

INSPECTOR DEWEY Kristen Heimerl Orange Frazer Press (2015) ISBN 9781939710277 Reviewed by Paola Belloso (age 8) for Reader Views (03/16) “Inspector Dewey” by Kristen Heimerl is about a big cat named Dewey. Dewey’s job is to keep everyone and everything in his house safe. Dewey has three best friends, Thumper, Lily, and Anna. Thumper and [...]

“The Adventures of Zealy and Whubba” by Roe De Pinto

THE ADVENTURES OF ZEALY AND WHUBBA Roe De Pinto Outskirts Press (2015) ISBN 9781478754602 Reviewed by Paola Belloso for Reader Views (03/16) “The Adventures of Zealy and Whubba” by Roe De Pinto is the story about a baby seal pup named Zealy. Zealy loves her new best friend, Whubba, who is a baby orca whale. [...]

“Queen Vernita Visits Baja Quail” by Dawn Menge

QUEEN VERNITA VISITS BAJA QUAIL Dawn Menge Outskirts Press (2014) ISBN 9781478741213 Reviewed by Paola Belloso (age 8) for Reader Views (01/16) “Queen Vernita Visits Baja Quail” by Dawn Menge takes us again on a full year of adventures with her friends. This time she was invited to Baja Quail. The first month was spent [...]

“Mark the Little Minus Sign” by Linda C. Garret

MARK THE LITTLE MINUS SIGN Linda C. Garret Worthy Values (2015) ISBN 9780578168951 Reviewed by Paola Belloso (age 8) for Reader Views (01/16) “Mark the Little Minus Sign” by Linda C. Garret is a story is about a minus sign called Mark, who was going to his first day of school, and was afraid because [...]

“Gummy and The Ferret” by Barbara J. Morgan

GUMMY AND THE FERRET Barbara J. Morgan CreateSpace (2015) ISBN 9781512133288 Reviewed by Paola Belloso (age 8) for Reader Views (01/16) “Gummy and The Ferret” by Barbara J. Morgan is a story about a dog named Gummy that has to move to a shelter for a short time because her owners could not take care [...]

“Pinkalicious: Thanksgiving Helper” by Victoria Kann

PINKALICIOUS: THANKSGIVING HELPER Victoria Kann HarperFestival (2014) ISBN 9780062187741 Reviewed by Alyvia Summers (age 6), Ciara Summers (age 7) and Mom for Reader Views (11/14) “Pinkalicious: Thanksgiving Helper” by Victoria Kann is another great addition to the Pinkalicious collection. Pinkalicious and her little brother Peter decide that this year for Thanksgiving they want to be [...]