Planet Earth is non-fiction told in entertaining way

Planet Earth: What Planet Are You On? Created by Basher Written by Dan Gilpin   Non-fiction told in an entertaining and imaginative way.  This book from the Basher series outlines the development of Earth and its weather systems.  It is helpful because it explains longitude and latitude.  Each topic gets a page with information and … More Planet Earth is non-fiction told in entertaining way

Skip Wild Women of the Wild West unless you like myths, lies, and exaggerations

Wild Women of the Wild West by Jonah Winter Illustrations by Susan Guevara Half truths, exaggerations, and lies – that’s what this book is made up of.  I would have labeled this historical fiction.  Historical because it has used real names , and fiction because of the myths perpetuated by this book.  I was really … More Skip Wild Women of the Wild West unless you like myths, lies, and exaggerations

A Snicker of Magic brings the magic of words to the reader

A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd For fourth grade girls and older Felicity Pickle collects words, and it’s a good thing because if she collected anything bigger she wouldn’t be able to take it along when she, her sister, her dog, and her mom move.  Her mom keeps the family moving from place to … More A Snicker of Magic brings the magic of words to the reader