At A Glance

Board Book, 22 pages
Published March 7th 2017 by Abrams Appleseed
Source: Publisher

These are books I received unsolicited and decided to highlight them because they are awesome. I don’t have enough time to give them individual reviews so here are two flyaway reviews:

Tinyville Town: I’m a Librarian by Brian Briggs

  1. Super cute.
  2. Super informative.
  3. Features a same-sex couple without extra attention to the fact. I like that.
  4. Get it for your toddler.

Paperback, 96 pages
Expected publication: April 4th 2017 by Abrams Books
Source: Publisher

Rosie Revere’s Big Project Book for Bold Engineers by Andrea Beaty with illustrations by David Roberts

  1. This book is amazing.
  2. It has so many projects to do with simple and easy to follow instructions.
  3. The art is fun and inclusive.
  4. The little stories included within the workbook is fun.
  5. This book challenges little readers and will engage them fully.
  6. GET IT.
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Hardcover, 176 pages Expected publication: February 14th 2017 by HMH Books for Young Readers Source: ARC from Raincoast Books Rule #9 Don’t let others run over you. Always stand your ground. Defend your position. Kwame Alexander is one of my favourite poets/writers because his words are always so dynamic, so filled with movement and passion. […]

Lost and Found Cat: The True Story of Kunkush’s Incredible Journey by Doug Kuntz and Amy Shrodes and illustrated by Sue Cornelison

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Hardcover, 48 pages Expected publication: January 31st 2017 by Crown Books for Young Readers Source: Publisher Lost and Found Cat can be categorized as a memoir of sorts about the journey a lost cat takes to return to its owners. Now there are many stories of lost animals finding their way back to their families; […]

Dining with Dinosaurs: A Tasty Guide to Mesozoic Munching by Hannah Bonner

Dining with Dinosaurs: A Tasty Guide to Mesozoic Munching by Hannah Bonner

Hardcover, 48 pages Published September 20th 2016 by National Geographic Kids Books Source: Publisher I have a cousin who loves dinosaurs with the passion of a hundred phoenixes and when I gave this book to her, she looked like I had handed her the world. Which, I mean, okay. Reading this book didn’t make me […]

Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World by Rachel Ignotofsky

Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World by Rachel Ignotofsky

Hardcover, 128 pages Published July 26th 2016 by Ten Speed Press Source: Publisher With the holiday season coming up, chances are a lot of you will be scrambling to get gifts for the girls in your lives. I have talked about some other titles that collect inspiring women in one volume but Rachel Ignotofsky’s Women […]

Yash Recommends: The Inconvenient Indian by Thomas King

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Paperback, 336 pages Published August 13th 2013 by Anchor Canada Source: Library “You know what they say. If at first you don’t succeed, try the same thing again. Sometimes the effort is called persistence and is the mark of a strong will. Sometimes it’s called perseveration and is a sign of immaturity. For an individual, […]

Rad Women Worldwide: Artists and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History by Kate Schatz, Miriam Klein Stahl (Illustrations)

Rad Women Worldwide: Artists and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History by Kate Schatz, Miriam Klein Stahl (Illustrations)

Hardcover, 112 pages Published September 27th 2016 by Ten Speed Press Source: Publisher  A few weeks ago, I reviewed Wonder Women by Sam Maggs and it got me wondering about other similar titles. Some research later, I discovered Rad Women Worldwide.  Considering the distasteful rhetoric currently spouted by some very influential people, it is more important than ever that […]