Category Archives: Environment

Whispering Alaska by Brendan Jones

Whispering Alaska by Brendan Jones. Delacorte Press, 2021. 9780593303535 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Nicky is moving from Pennsylvania to Alaska with … Continue reading

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It’s Up to Us: Building a Brighter Future for Nature, People & Planet by Christopher Lloyd, foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales, with illustrations by 33 artists from around the world

            It’s Up to Us: Building a Brighter Future for Nature, People & Planet by Christopher Lloyd, foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales, with illustrations by 33 artists from around the world, What on Earth Books in partnership with The … Continue reading

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Shelby & Watts: Tide Pool Troubles by Ashlyn Anstee

Shelby & Watts: Tide Pool Troubles by Ashlyn Anstee. Viking, 2021. 9780593205310 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Graphic novel Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? Shelby (a fox) and Watts (a … Continue reading

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The Big Walloos’ Adventure by Anuska Allepuz

The Big Walloos’ Adventure by Anuska Allepuz. Candlewick Press, c2020, 2021. 9781536215311 Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format:  Hardcover Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book?   The Walloo family, resembling a … Continue reading

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Arrow by Samantha Clark

Arrow by Samantha Clark. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2021. 9781534465978 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Fantasy  What did you like about the book? Arrow was abandoned as a … Continue reading

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Lobstah Gahden: Speak out against pollution with a wicked awesome Boston accent! – Alli Brydon and EG Keller, Illustrated by EG Keller.

Lobstah Gahden: Speak out against pollution with a wicked awesome Boston accent! – Alli Brydon and EG Keller, Illustrated by EG Keller. Sourcebooks, 2021. 9781728232461 Format: Hardcover Rating: (1-5) (5 is an excellent or starred review) 5 Genre: Picture Book … Continue reading

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A Voice for the Everglades: Marjory Stoneman Douglas by Vicky Conrad, illustrated by Ibon Adarne

A Voice for the Everglades: Marjory Stoneman Douglas by Vicky Conrad, illustrated by Ibon Adarne and Rachel Yew. Albert Whitman, 2021. 9780807584965 Format: Uncorrected proof Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: Biography What did … Continue reading

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The Floating Forest – Linda Chapman, illustrated by Mirelle Ortega

The Floating Forest (Mermaids Rock, Book 2)  – Linda Chapman, illustrated by Mirelle Ortega. Tiger Tales, 2021. 9781680104905 Format: paperback Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: fantasy  What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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This Pretty Planet – Tom Chapin and John Forster, illustrated by Lee White

This Pretty Planet – Tom Chapin and John Forster, illustrated by Lee White, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, (9781534445321), 2020  Format: Hardcover Picture book Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about … Continue reading

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Our World Out of Balance: Understanding Climate Change and What We Can Do by Andrea Minoglio, illustrated by Laura Fanelli

Our World Out of Balance: Understanding Climate Change and What We Can Do by Andrea Minoglio, illustrated by Laura Fanelli. Blue Dot Kids Press, 9781735000534, 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What … Continue reading

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