7Seven New Picture Books Coming Fall of 2018!

I have been lucky enough to get a sneak peak of some of the new picture books coming out September/October 2018.  I have decided to take my favorite 7seven and review them here. Anne Arrives– Adapted by Kallie George and Pictures by Abigail Halpin                      …

7Seven Picture Books That are Moving and Inspiring

When reading picture books I usually enjoy light and funny, but these 7seven books are filled with morals, moving stories, and inspiration for the future. Black Dog by Levi Pinfold- This is a book about a family who wakes up to a giant black dog looking through the window.  As each family member wakes up…

7Seven Things to Say About “Lizzie and the Good Luck Girl”

“Lizzie and the Good Luck Girl” by Susan Lubner will be released November 6th, 2018.  This book is well written book about friendship, love, hope, and Cats. Lizzie is a 12 year old girl who lives with her parents, two cats, and dog in an apartment over their diner.  Lizzie’s Mom is having a baby,…

7Seven Things to Say About “Unwritten”

Young Reader book “Unwritten” by Tara Gilboy Gracie suffers from glimmers (memories) from a life she isn’t living.  The glimmers are from what would have been if her Mom hadn’t saved her from an Evil Queen in the storybook world they are from. Gracie and her Mother are not the only people from this fictional…

7Seven Things to Say about “Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe”

Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe by Jo Hackl- This book is about a little girl whose Dad has passed away and Mom abandoned her. Cricket is determined to get her mother back, she will be back in town in 11 days for the reveal of Cricket’s Grandmother’s headstone.  Cricket has been living with…

7seven Young Reader Series that Entertain.

As I have said in previous posts I love books, I have found that most kids books are well written.  Not only are kids novels well written but they tend to be about half the cost of a regular novel, and they are filled with so much imagination.     Here are 7seven series that…

7Seven Great Storytime Books

Having worked in a bookstore, I was called upon to lead storytime quite often.  I love picture books for many reasons, not only do you get a great story, but picture books are full of beautiful artwork.  When choosing a storytime book it requires more than a great story and artwork, it requires a story…

7Seven Things About Grandma Dowdell

“A Long Way From Chicago” and “A Year Down Yonder” are the books written by Richard Peck that feature the amazing Grandma Dowdell.  These books are set between 1929 and about 1945, they are a series of short stories told by Joey Dowdell in “A Long Way From Chicago” and Mary Alice in “A Year…

7Seven Things to Say About Penny Parker Teen Sleuth

I enjoy a mystery, most mystery fans think of Nancy Drew when thinking teen girl sleuths.   I myself enjoy Nancy Drew, however there is another teen girl sleuth that seems to have been overlooked by most. ” ‘I always thought Penny Parker was a better Nancy Drew than Nancy is,’ Mrs. Benson said in…