Monthly Archives: July 2015

Scooby-Doo: The Mystery of the Aztec Tomb

Stone Arch Books are bringing back titles where the reader is given about 13 options to choose the plot’s direction. Scooby-Doo fans are taken on a trip to Mexico in the ‘Mystery Machine’ to help Velma’s uncle, a world famous … Continue reading

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Running With Trains: a novel in poetry and two voices

Running With Trains is a story told from two perspectives and told in verse. Set in the 1970’s, we first hear from Perry a 13 year old boy who feels adrift in turbulent times: his father is missing in action … Continue reading

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Henry Holton Takes the Ice

Henry Holton’s dad played hockey.  So did his mom, his grandfather, his uncle, all twenty-three of his cousins, and his big sister, Sally.  Henry’s family was HOCKEY MAD.  Henry loved to skate, but he knew that he didn’t want to … Continue reading

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Disgusting Animals

This book attempts to draw in young readers by describing what is “gross” about a number of animals.  Although the pictures are vibrant and engaging, the descriptions of the animals are derogatory and often at the expense of other animals.  … Continue reading

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Shark Girl and Belly Button

Shark Girl is a pessimist.  Her friend Belly Button is more optimistic AND realistic.  Together, they explore their world and their friendship through a variety of encounters.  This books is fresh and original; the illustrations are gorgeous!

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One Direction

Fans of  One Direction, the pop music group, will be checking this book out! Each of the five members of group One Direction are given four individual pages to themselves. One of the three pages is always a total head … Continue reading

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Scooby-Doo! Monster Jokes

Scoody-Doo and his gang are telling jokes about monsters. The jokes are categorized : blood thirsty monsters (mostly vampire jokes); phantoms, spirits, and spooks; mad scientist jokes; six-feet under (mostly skeleton jokes); Frankenstein funnies; witch is which?; prison breaks; and … Continue reading

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I See…

I See… by Patrick George is one of five books in a series about the five senses.  All books in this series have clever and amusing illustrations.  The bold color and bold designs with a twist are engaging and entertaining. … Continue reading

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I Touch…

I Touch…by Patrick George is one of five books in a series about the five senses.  All books in this series have clever and amusing illustrations.  The bold color and bold designs with a twist are engaging and entertaining.  The … Continue reading

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I Smell…

I Smell by Patrick George is one of five books in a series about the five senses.  All books in this series have clever and amusing illustrations. The bold color and bold designs, with a twist, are engaging and entertaining. The … Continue reading

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I Taste…

I Taste by Patrick George is one of five books in a series about the five senses.  All books in this series have clever and amusing illustrations.  The bold color and bold designs with a twist are engaging and entertaining.  The … Continue reading

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I Hear…

I Hear by Patrick George is one of five books in a series about the five senses.  All books in this series have clever and amusing illustrations.  The bold color and bold designs with a twist are engaging and entertaining. … Continue reading

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