“Two Dark Moons” by Avi Silver

Imagine being stuck in a world rigid in rituals – a place where being different means you’re an outcast and individuality is discouraged. That’s what life is like for Sohmeng Par.

“From God to Us” by Maria L. Ray

: “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.

“The Orangutan Rescue Gang” by Joyce Major

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0578438313?ie=UTF8&tag=boobyboopub-20&camp=1789&linkCode=xm2&creativeASIN=0578438313 The Orangutan Rescue GangJoyce MajorAlegro Publishing (2019)ISBN 9780578438313Reviewed by Maddie (age 12) for Reader Views Kids (1/2020) "The Orangutan Rescue Gang" is a story about Jaylynn, an eleven-year-old girl who moves to Sumatra with her father. She misses her friends and soccer and all the fun things she used to do as a normal [...]

“Oak Street Treehouse: The Day They Messaged God” by Dick Daniels

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 [...]

“David’s ADHD” by Sherrill S. Cannon

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 [...]

8 Days in DUMBO by Margaret J. McMaster

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/199911440X?ie=UTF8&tag=boobyboopub-20&camp=1789&linkCode=xm2&creativeASIN=199911440X 8 Days in DUMBOMargaret J. McMasterMansbridge Dunn Publishers (2019)ISBN 9781999114404Reviewed by Maddie (age 12) for Reader Views Kids (12/19) “8 Days in DUMBO” by Margaret J. McMaster is a story about a girl named Phoebe and a mystery that takes place in DUMBO.  When I saw the title I was curious about what DUMBO [...]

“Sadie’s Harvest and the Book of Souls” by Josephine Usrey

“Sadie's Harvest and the Book of Souls: The Price of a Soul, The Cost of Redemption,” by Josephine Usrey gives the reader transformations, demons, a talking cat and universal chaos...

“Laila and the Sands of Time” by Shirin Shamsi

Laila and the Sands of TimeShirin ShamsiSpork (2019)ISBN 9781946101778Reviewed by Eve Panzer the Barefoot Librarian for Reader Views Kids (8/19) I am very excited to introduce “Laila and the Sands of Time,” a debut middle-grade chapter book from Shirin Shamsi. This is a beautifully written middle-grade chapter book which can be used to teach many [...]

“Our Super Solar System” by Camden Short and Michael Short

OUR SUPER SOLAR SYSTEMCamden Short and Michael ShortIndependently Published (2019)ISBN: 9781797989877Reviewed by Lydia Dehning (age 5) for Reader View Kids (8/19) “Our Super Solar System,” written by Camden Short and illustrated by Michael Short, is about our solar system and everything that is included in it. You start out learning about the sun, and how [...]