Author Archives: Joanna

Here Comes the Easter Cat – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Here Comes the Easter Cat Author: Deborah Underwood Illustrator: Claudia Rueda Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers, 2014 Ages: 2-6 Themes: cats, easter bunny, humorous stories, jealousy Opening: What’s wrong cat? You look grumpy? The Easter Bunny? What about him? Synopsis: When Cat tries … Continue reading

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Star-Crossed – Book Recommendation

Title: Star-Crossed Author: Barbara Dee Publisher: Aladdin, March, 2017 Ages: 9-13 Themes: family, friendship, 8th grade theater production, crushes, LGBTQIA, Romeo & Juliet     Opening: “It wasn’t about me, I knew. But still.” Synopsis: Mattie, a star student and … Continue reading

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Tony and His Elephants – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Tony and His Elephants, Best Friends Forever Text and photos by: Cathleen Burnham Published by: Crickhollow and Crispin Books, April 2017 Themes/Topics: elephants, baby animals, environmental conservation, Thailand, youth activism, wild animal rescue Genre: Nonfiction – 32 pages Suitable for ages: … Continue reading

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