Category Archives: Animal fiction

Don’t Eat That! – Drew Sheneman

  Don’t Eat That! – Drew Sheneman, Viking, (9781101997291), 2018 Format: Hardcover Picture book Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+ What did you like about the book? A little girl in the woods is watching birds … Continue reading

Posted in *Starred Review, Animal fiction, Book Review | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Pretty Kitty – Karen Beaumont, illustrated by Stephanie Laberis

 Pretty Kitty – Karen Beaumont, illustrated by Stephanie Laberis, Godwin Books/Henry Holt & Company, (9780805092325), 2018 Format: Hardcover Picture book Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book?  On the face of it, … Continue reading

Posted in *Starred Review, Animal fiction, Book Review | Tagged , | Leave a comment

King & Kayla: and the Secret Code/ and the Case of the Missing Dog Treats/ and the Case of the Lost Tooth – written by Dori Hillestad Butler, illustrated by Nancy Meyers

  King & Kayla: and the Case of the Secret Code/ and the Case of the Missing Dog Treats/ and the Case of the Lost Tooth – written by Dori Hillestad Butler, illustrated by Nancy Meyers, Peachtree Publishers, (9781682630167), (9781682630150), … Continue reading

Posted in Animal fiction, Beginning Reader, Book Review, Early Chapter book | Tagged | Leave a comment

Rescue – Jessie Haas

 Rescue – Jessie Haas, Boyds Mills Press, (9781629798806), 2018 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Genre: realistic What did you like about the book? Joni lives on a sheep farm in rural Vermont and can’t wait for summer; she’s … Continue reading

Posted in *Starred Review, Animal fiction, Book Review, Horses, Realistic fiction | Tagged | Leave a comment

Gordon: Bark to the Future by Ashley Spires

  Gordon: Bark to the Future (P.U.R.S.T. #2) by Ashley Spires. Kids Can Press, 2018. 9781771384094 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Animal fantasy What did you like about the book? Imagine a universe where … Continue reading

Posted in Animal fiction, Book Review, Fantasy, Graphic novel | Tagged | Leave a comment

Mr. Wolf’s Class by Aron Nels Steinke

     Mr. Wolf’s Class by Aron Nels Steinke. Scholastic, 2018. 9781338047684 Format: ARC Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Genre:  Realistic fiction (with animal characters) What did you like about the book? Everyone is nervous about the … Continue reading

Posted in *Starred Review, Animal fiction, Book Review, Graphic novel, Realistic fiction | Tagged | Leave a comment

The Wild Robot Escapes – Peter Brown

  The Wild Robot Escapes – Peter Brown, read by Kathleen McInerney, hachette audio, (9781478996651), 2018 Format: cd audiobook, 4 cds Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Fantasy/Animal fiction/ Science Fiction What did you … Continue reading

Posted in *Starred Review, Animal fiction, Book Review, Fantasy, Science Fiction | Tagged | Leave a comment