“Tales from Hoop ’n’ Holler: The Wizard’s Apprentice” by Jim Henry and Jimmy Patterson

Tales from Hoop ’n’ Holler: The Wizard’s ApprenticeJim Henry and Jimmy PattersonIllustrated by: Marjorie van HeerdenWilly Nilly Stories LLC (2019)ISBN 9781939368232Reviewed by Alyvia (age 11) for Reader Views Kids (8/19) “Tales from Hoop ’n’ Holler: The Wizard’s Apprentice” is the first book in a new series by Jim Henry and Jimmy Patterson. In the beginning [...]

“The Dyno Dinosaur Family Presents: Waves of Kindness” by Sharida McKenzie

The Dyno Dinosaur Family Presents: Waves of KindnessSharida McKenzieSharida McKenzie (2019)ISBN 9780960055326Reviewed by Lydia Dehning (age 6) for Reader Views Kids (10/19) “The Dyno Dinosaur Family Presents: Waves of Kindness” by Sharida McKenzie is about learning how you can do good and make a difference in the world no matter what age. Mom and Dad [...]

“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 [...]

“Why Should I Walk? I Can Fly!” by Ann Ingalls

“Why Should I Walk? I Can Fly!” by Ann Ingalls is the story of a young bird, with his brother and sister, who are all ready to leave the nest and learn to fly.

“The Key: Wise Money Choices for Teens” by Marjorie L. Anderson

The Key: Wise Money Choices for Teens Marjorie L. Anderson Xlibris Corporation (2017)ISBN 9781479781027Reviewed by Faryal Jabbar (age 17) for Reader Views (6/19) Marjorie L. Anderson’s passion for educating young people about the world of money making and finance can be seen in her guide, “The Key: Wise Money Choices for Teens.” With a very [...]

“Humongous (& Cool) Words For Kids” by SB Hilarion

Humongous (& Cool) Words for KidsSB HilarionBook Baby (2019)ISBN 9781543969801Reviewed by Autumn (age 12) and Ciara (age 11) for Reader Views Kids (2/19) “Humongous (& Cool) Words For Kids” by SB Hilarion is not your normal story book, but a collection of over 800 fascinating and strange words. When we received a copy of this [...]

“A Family Walk” by Jennifer Butenas

A Family WalkJennifer ButenasThe Perfect Moment, LLC. (2019)ISBN: 9780984003921Reviewed by Lydia Dehning (age 5) for Reader Views Kids (5/19) “A Family Walk” by Jennifer Butenas is the story of a family who goes outside in the evening before bedtime and go for a walk together. The family is mom, dad, Zac, Ben, Emilee, and their [...]

“Hoo Hoo Who?” by Mary Maier and Lauren Horton

Hoo Hoo Who? Mary Maier and Lauren HortonBuilding Block Press (2018)ISBN 9781944201142Reviewed by Lydia Dehning (age 5) for Readers Views Kids (5/19) “Hoo Hoo Who?” by Mary Maier and Lauren Horton is about a mouse’s birthday party. There is an owl who has broken glasses who thought I was mouse. The guest list says that [...]

“He’s Your Daddy! Ducklings, Joeys, Kits, and More” by Charline Profiri

He’s Your Daddy! Ducklings, Joeys, Kits, and More Charline Profiri Dawn Publications (2018) ISBN 9781584696254 Reviewed by Lydia (age 5) for Readers Views Kids (5/19) “He’s Your Daddy! Ducklings, Joeys, Kits, and More” by Charline Profiri is about lots of different animals and how they are called something different than their daddy’s. I recognized some [...]

“Benjamin Birdie and the Tree Dwellers” by Michael Spicer

Benjamin Birdie and the Tree DwellersMichael SpicerBrown Books Kids (2018)ISBN 9781612542768 Reviewed by Eliana (9) and Sarina (5) for Reader Views Kids (3/19) I really liked how Benjamin Birdie kept trying even though he was scared to fly. I was excited to read “Benjamin Birdie and the Tree Dwellers” by Michael Spicer to my little [...]