Books About Big and Small: Just The Right Size Book Review

Are you looking for brand new children’s books about big and small?  Bonnie Grubman’s Just The Right Size is the perfect 2018 animal picture book.  With characters that you just want to cuddle right off of the pages, learn Goldilocks-style what is big enough, small enough, and just right. Book Review Of Just The Right Size by Bonnie Grubman Illustrated with beautiful pastel watercolors and colored-pencils, Diederen captures the playfulness of this brand new concept book. Beginning with a ladybug that is just small enough to land on a tree branch, young readers learn that while a giraffe cannot accomplish a similar feat, a giraffe can naturally reach the treetops. Kittens sleep in flowerbeds as elephants cover their young from the rain. Mice can hide anywhere while giant moose are the perfect size to romp in the snow. Dolphins may not be able to gently glide through the seaweed like a…

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Endearingly Beautiful Novel About Alzheimer’s: A Long Goodbye

Are you looking for a novel about Alzheimer’s?  Check out indie author Anthony Le Moignan’s A Long Goodbye.

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Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella

Are you looking for YA books about anxiety? Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella addresses social anxiety and not being able to travel outside of your home.

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Celebrate Pride Month: Every Day by David Levithan

In honor of pride, another great LGBT+ YA read is Every Day by David Levithan. Check out this Every Day by David Levithan book summary to see what it is like to travel across bodies, genders, ethnicities, and minds.

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Fat Girl on a Plane by Kelly deVos

Are you looking for a new inspirational book for teen girls? Fat Girl on a Plane by Kelly deVos addresses growing up overweight in a dysfunctional family.  Follow Cookie as she moves from Phoenix, Arizona to New York to pursue her dreams.

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Kids’ Books About Sharing: Stop Being a HedgeHOG, Eugene!

If you are looking for sweet and colorful kids’ books about sharing, Ashlyn Anstee’s Hedgehog will truly hog the spotlight. What could be more adorable than a grumpy, most-likely only child hedgehog? Before I get trolled, I suggest this character description lovingly and half-jokingly as an only child myself. A Story About A Hedge Hog (Spelled Correctly, I Promise) With winter fast approaching, the backyard garden animals are hustling to find indoor homes. Our protagonist, Eugene the Hedgehog, is fortunately safe and warm in the garden hedges. Below him and to his dismay, grasshopper also has secured digs. Librarian confession here: I Goggled “what is the habitat of a hedgehog.” I care about accurate representation. Boo my English and History double major. Hedgehogs do live in the hedges, obviously. With Eugene nestled in for the season with his apple pie on the stove and cute “Home is where the hog…

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