Canada’s Wars: An Illustrated History

A book review of Canada’s Wars: An Illustrated History by Jonathon Webb Stars: **** Scholastic (2010)Children’s Nonfiction>History128 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Canada has fought in many wars, and the war in Afghanistan has brought young people a new… Read More »

Canadian Government

A book review of Canadian Government by Elizabeth MacLeod Stars: **** Scholastic 2013Children’s Nonfiction60 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: As voters, ordinary people have an important voice in how the country runs. And that’s good, because government affects many… Read More »

Name & Tame Your Anxiety

A book review of Name & Tame Your Anxiety: A Kid’s Guide by Summer Batte Stars: ***** Free Spirit Publishing (2021)Children/Teen Nonfiction> Mental Health144 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Anxiety in kids is on the rise: 4.4 million children… Read More »

A Tree is a Home

A book review of A Tree is a Home by Pamela Hickman and Zafouko Yamamoto Stars: **** Kids Can Press (2021)Picture Books>Trees32 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: In this delightful exploration of the seasons in nature, an oak tree… Read More »

Before We Stood Tall

A book review of Before We Stood Tall: From Small Seed to Mighty Tree by Jessica Kulekjan and Madeleine Kloepper Stars: *** Kids Can Press (2021)Picture Book>Trees32 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Expressive text and art tell the story… Read More »

You Wouldn’t Want to Live Without Gaming!

A book review of You Wouldn’t Want to Live Without Gaming! by Jim Pipe Stars: ***** Scholastic (2018)Children’s Nonfiction32 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Learn about the many uses and positive effects of video games: how they can be a teaching aid, exercise our bodies and brains, stimulate our creativity, and bring… Read More »

5 Butterflies

A book review of 5 Butterflies by Carol Pasternak Stars: **** Fitzhenry & Whiteside (2022)Children’s Nonfiction>Insects64 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: 5 Butterflies is a fascinating account of the life cycles of Monarch Butterflies, Eastern Black Swallowtails, American Ladies, Question… Read More »