“Guinevere: At the Dawn of Legend” by Cheryl Carpinello

Guinevere: At the Dawn of LegendCheryl CarpinelloBublish, Incorporated (2017)ISBN  9781946229441 Reviewed by Alyvia (11) for Reader Views Kids (10/19) After reading the first Guinevere book by Cheryl Carpinello, I was looking forward to seeing what adventures the second book would hold.  Guinevere and Cedwyn are in over their heads again in another dangerous plan to [...]

“The Greatest Color” by Poopak Raad

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/171891587X?ie=UTF8&tag=boobyboopub-20&camp=1789&linkCode=xm2&creativeASIN=171891587X The Greatest ColorPoopak RaadCreateSpace (2018)ISBN 9781718915879Reviewed by Lydia Dehning (age 6) for Reader View Kids (9/19) “The Greatest Color” by Poopak Raad, is about lots of colors that all think that they are the best, and none of them can choose anyone other than themselves. The story starts with a painter named Adam who [...]

“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 [...]

“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 [...]

“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 [...]

“Part of Me” by Deanna Kahler

PART OF ME Deanna Kahler CreateSpace (2017) ISBN 9781545529256 Reviewed by Faryal Jabbar (age 15) for Reader Views (12/17) “Part of Me” by Deanna Kahler follows Chase, a seventeen year old boy, as he tries to discover himself with great difficulty and many setbacks along his way. Appealingly, Chase should be perfectly happy as he is popular [...]

Interview with Jane Alvey Harris, Author of “Riven”

INTERVIEW WITH JANE ALVEY HARRIS RIVEN Jane Alvey Harris Jane Alvey Harris (2016) ISBN 9781944243715 Reviewed by Faryal Jabbar (Age 14) for Reader Views (8/16) Jane Alvey Harris has a Humanities degree from Brigham Young University with emphases in Art History, Italian Language, and Studio Art. She’s CRAZY about the visual and performing arts! She enjoys [...]

“When the Music Stops: Dance On” by Paddy Eger

WHEN THE MUSIC STOPS: DANCE ON Paddy Eger Tendril Press (2015) ISBN 9780985893378 Reviewed by Arianna Violante (age 20) for Reader Views (03/16) “When the Music Stops: Dance On” by Paddy Eger is the sequel to 84 Ribbons, the author’s debut novel. The story begins with Marta’s return to her childhood home, in need of [...]

“Drive to June” by Khristina Chess

DRIVE TO JUNE Khristina Chess CreateSpace (2015) ISBN 9781511579933 Reviewed by Arianna Violante (age 20) for Reader Views (02/16) “Drive to June” by Khristina Chess is the story of eighteen-year-old Adrianna, who is drowning her grief - literally, with her mother’s extensive wine collection. Adrianna’s mother was killed in a tragic car accident sixteen months [...]

“Community 17: A Dystopian Novella” by James Cardona

COMMUNITY 17: A DYSTOPIAN NOVELLA James Cardona SJI (2015) ISBN 9781943696000 Reviewed By Arianna Violante (age 20) for Reader Views (01/16) “Community 17: A Dystopian Novella” by James Cardona presents to readers a realistic future society which introduces concepts and issues which fill our current times. Isaias is a young man filled with aspirations to [...]

“Liun Frec” by Jessie Low Gan

LIUN FREC Jessie Low Gan Xlibris (2015) ISBN 9781514421161 Reviewed by Arianna Violante (age 20) for Reader Views (02/16) “Liun Frec” is the sequel to author Jessie Low Gan’s first book, “Misty.” The story begins with Adaeze, who is waiting on the spaceship for Misty to return with supplies. The two are on the run [...]

“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 [...]