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REVIEW: The Greatest Superpower by Alex Sanchez

The Official Description: As summer draws to a close, 13-year-old Jorge wants nothing more than to spend his days hanging out with his fellow comic book-obsessed friends. But then his parents announce they're divorcing for a reason Jorge and his twin brother never saw coming—their father comes out as transgender. Just the facts: Twins brothers, father… Continue reading REVIEW: The Greatest Superpower by Alex Sanchez

5 stars · Books · Children's

REVIEW: Little Creatures: An Introduction to Classical Music

The Official Description: This book pairs five centuries of music history with stunning illustrations of fascinating little creatures—insects, arachnids, and amphibians; wasps, butterflies, frogs, and snakes. A glossary of musical terms and a short biography of each composer are included along with a CD (plus a unique code for the digital download) of recordings performed… Continue reading REVIEW: Little Creatures: An Introduction to Classical Music

Children's · diverse characters

REVIEW – Rainbow Village: A Story to Help Children Celebrate Diversity by Emmi Smid

The Official Description: In a land faraway, there is a village where nobody likes to mix with anyone who is different from them. Until an unexpected visitor comes along, and shows the villagers how much stronger they are when they all come together... This vibrantly illustrated story helps children aged 3+ celebrate diversity and be… Continue reading REVIEW – Rainbow Village: A Story to Help Children Celebrate Diversity by Emmi Smid

canadian · Children's · Contemporary · lgbtqia content

REVIEW: Mom Marries Mum by Ken Setterington and Alice Priestley

The Official Description: A brother and sister are thrilled that their mom and mum are getting married! After dancing around the living room, they are full of questions. Will Nana and Pop be there? Will they get to dress up? The answer is yes! They celebrate the wedding outdoors with family and friends. And most… Continue reading REVIEW: Mom Marries Mum by Ken Setterington and Alice Priestley

Children's · historical · science

REVIEW: The Horse Who Moved Bones by S.B. Julian

The Official Description: For the Middle School reader who loves horses, dinosaurs, science and/or history. Cloudie was one of a team of horses who hauled fossils out of the dinosaur digs of southwest Alberta at the turn of the 20th century. This is her illustrated story, and an evocation of a place and culture ca.… Continue reading REVIEW: The Horse Who Moved Bones by S.B. Julian