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She Leads: The Elephant Matriarch -June Smalls

★★★★ She is the Queen. The Matriarch. She leads her daughters and their daughters. Set deep in the wilds of Africa, we follow the a small family of elephants as they travel throughout their territory. As they wander, we learn how elephants survive and thrive as a family - with the mother matriarch leading her sisters, daughters and… Continue reading She Leads: The Elephant Matriarch -June Smalls

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Indestructibles: ¡Hola, granja! / Hello, Farm! -Maddie Frost (Illustrations), Amy Pixton

★★★★★. El gallo saluda al día. The rooster greets the day. This short and sweet bilingual book introduces little ones to all sorts of animals that appear on the farms. From roosters to horses to pigs to sheep - this book has it all! Hola, vacas. Hello, cows. Adorable illustrations adorn every page with bright,… Continue reading Indestructibles: ¡Hola, granja! / Hello, Farm! -Maddie Frost (Illustrations), Amy Pixton

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Don’t Check Out This Book! – Kate Klise, M. Sarah Klise

★★★★★ Tell Ms. Danjerous she can put her books in the first-floor broom closet. That should be big enough for a library. Appleton Elementary School just hired a new librarian - Rita B. Danjerous - and she's immediately ruffling feathers. From her no-nonsense attitude towards sneaky adults, her secret green dot collection and her willingness to do whatever is… Continue reading Don’t Check Out This Book! – Kate Klise, M. Sarah Klise

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The Never Tilting World – Rin Chupeco

★★★★ A demoness is what men call a goddess they cannot control. Twin goddesses have always ruled Aeon but seventeen years ago, one of the twins refused a prophecy and the Breaking happened. When the Breaking occurred, the world ground to a halt. Half of it became a fiery desert and the other half is a frozen… Continue reading The Never Tilting World – Rin Chupeco

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How-To Cookbook for Teens – Julee Morrison

★★★★ The first meal of the day starts here. Ahhh! What an absolutely fun introduction to cooking! This handy little guide begins with the fundamentals - how to prepare your kitchen, what dangers to be aware of and the essential cooking techniques (i.e. broiling vs boiling, knife skills and more). Cooking is a science, and by using the… Continue reading How-To Cookbook for Teens – Julee Morrison