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BOOK REVIEW

THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA  by Chloe Perkins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 26, 2017

"A nice addition to the series. (Board book. 3-5)"
A retelling of the well-known Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale with a Russian setting. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LAST MONSTER by Ginger Garrett
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 12, 2016

"An uneven but entertaining approach to mixed mythologies. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
Introspective Sofia, a recent cancer survivor midway through seventh grade, acquires both a prosthetic leg and an unlooked-for role: Guardian of monsters. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ECHO by Pam Muñoz Ryan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 24, 2015

"A grand narrative that examines the power of music to inspire beauty in a world overrun with fear and intolerance, it's worth every moment of readers' time. (Historical fiction. 9-14)"
A multilayered novel set in turbulent times explores music's healing power. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"This beautifully illustrated collection will be useful in larger library collections and for reading aloud in Christian families and in church settings. (Religion. 5-9)"
Seventeen well-known stories from the Christian Bible are retold in contemporary language accompanied by intriguing gouache illustrations. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SECRET SEA by Amanda Wood
Released: Dec. 12, 2017

"Still, with its companion, pretty gift items for budding Botticellis and preschool Picassos. (Novelty. 4-8)"
Partly concealed behind a layer of a removable black coating, nine nautical scenes can be fully revealed—or customized—with an enclosed wooden stylus. Read full book review >