Today's post will cover Tip #6: It's Okay to Not Review Every Book You Read.
Today's post will cover Tip #5: Plan Ahead and be prepared. Keep a calendar of important celebrations, themes, and topics that you want to blog about in the future.
Tea Cakes for Tosh by Kelly Starling Lyons My rating: 5 of 5 stars It was a pleasure to finally get the chance to read one of Kelly Starling Lyons books. I have followed her on Twitter this past school year and appreciate the work that she does as a founding member of The Brown... Continue Reading →
The Very Last Castle by Travis Jonker My rating: 4 of 5 stars Review of ARC | Book Releases 10/9/18 There are instances when curiosity requires bravery. Considering that the townspeople thought the lone castle in the center of town held monsters, giants, and snakes, Ibb should have been incredibly frightened. While everyone else thought... Continue Reading →
Penguin & Tiny Shrimp Don’t Do Bedtime! by Cate Berry My rating: 4 of 5 stars This cannot be a bedtime story because Penguin & Tiny Shrimp do not do bedtime! In which case, this is NOT a review of a bedtime book so don't go expecting to hear about how this story will lull... Continue Reading →
Good Night, Little Monsters by Kara LaReau My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is the sweetest little monster book I've ever read. Brian Won's illustrations make each familiar monster look cute enough to pinch their cheeks. Kara LaReau has nailed it with this bedtime story that has rhyming goodnights that are unique to each... Continue Reading →
Islandborn by Junot Díaz My rating: 5 of 5 stars "Every kid in Lola's school was from somewhere else. Hers was the school of faraway places." Her teacher, Ms. Obi, recognized the importance of celebrating her students' diverse backgrounds so she tasks them with drawing pictures of the country they're from. By the story's end,... Continue Reading →
Today's blog post will cover tip #4: Follow other bloggers. Read, support, and share their work with others.
Front Desk by Kelly Yang My rating: 5 of 5 stars I live in the City of Buffalo. The Queen City. Nestled in the Western region of New York State, with a sizeable immigrant and refugee population. We have people from many different countries. It's a city brimming with diversity and I love it! There's... Continue Reading →