The Global Ocean #BookReview @kidscanpress #citizenkid @rochellestrauss #kidsnonfiction #nonfictionbook #nonfictionforkids #mglit #kidlit #theglobalocean #bookworm @natashamdonovan

Synopsis from Kids Can Press: The global ocean is in trouble. This beautiful and important book explores the issues --- and what we can do to help. Though we think of Earth's five oceans as separate and distinct, they are actually a linked system of circulating water that is one single ocean --- the global … Continue reading The Global Ocean #BookReview @kidscanpress #citizenkid @rochellestrauss #kidsnonfiction #nonfictionbook #nonfictionforkids #mglit #kidlit #theglobalocean #bookworm @natashamdonovan

It’s the End of the World and I’m in My Bathing Suit #BookReview #mglit #middlegradebook #middlegradefiction #bookworm

Synopsis from Scholastic: Twelve-year-old Eddie Gordon Holloway has concocted his most genius plan ever to avoid chores especially the dreaded L-A-U-N-D-R-Y. If he can wear all the clothes he owns, he'll only have to do the laundry once during his school break. On the day of the highly-anticipated Beach Bash, Eddie's monstrous pile of dirty … Continue reading It’s the End of the World and I’m in My Bathing Suit #BookReview #mglit #middlegradebook #middlegradefiction #bookworm

Wonder #BookReview #wonder #bookworm #rjpalacio @knopfbfyr #mglit #middlegradefiction

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: I won’t describe what I look like. Whatever you’re thinking, it’s probably worse. August Pullman was born with a facial difference that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school. Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep, he wants nothing more than to be treated as an … Continue reading Wonder #BookReview #wonder #bookworm #rjpalacio @knopfbfyr #mglit #middlegradefiction

I Know Your Secret #BookReview #iknowyoursecret #mglit #middlegradebook #mysterybook #middlegradefiction #bookworm @scholastic @daphnebg

Synopsis from Scholastic: The email arrives Sunday night: Do exactly what I say, when I say it, or I will reveal your secret. On Monday morning, seventh graders Owen, Gemma, Ally, and Todd, who have nothing in common and barely know each other, must work together and follow the instructions of an anonymous blackmailer. None … Continue reading I Know Your Secret #BookReview #iknowyoursecret #mglit #middlegradebook #mysterybook #middlegradefiction #bookworm @scholastic @daphnebg

When the World Turned Upside Down #BookReview #middlegradebook #middlegradefiction #middlegraderead #mglit #bookworm @scholastic

Synopsis from Scholastic: Nobody expected a tiny little virus to change the whole world in such a big way, especially not Shayla, Liam, Ai, and Ben. But when school closes to keep everyone safe, their lives turn upside down. It is one thing to learn that the outside world isn’t safe, but why does it … Continue reading When the World Turned Upside Down #BookReview #middlegradebook #middlegradefiction #middlegraderead #mglit #bookworm @scholastic

The Rema Chronicles: Realm of the Blue Mist #BookReview #graphicnovel #middlegradebook #mglit #youngadultfantasy #theremachronicles #realmofthebluemist @scholastic @graphixbooks

Synopsis from Scholastic: Enter the rich and fantastical world of Rema in the first installment of this middle-grade graphic novel series with sweeping adventure and light romance! Tabby Simon is determined to learn what happened to her father, who was found dead after researching a tree that leaks a mysterious mist in her neighborhood. She … Continue reading The Rema Chronicles: Realm of the Blue Mist #BookReview #graphicnovel #middlegradebook #mglit #youngadultfantasy #theremachronicles #realmofthebluemist @scholastic @graphixbooks

Battle Dragons: City of Thieves #BookReview #battledragons #cityofthieves #middlegradebook #middlegraderead #middlegradefiction #sciencefiction #mglit @scholastic

Synopsis from Scholastic: Abel loves dragons, but after a disastrous showing in his dragon rider exam, he feels he's destined never to pilot one. That's why when an opportunity presents itself — even though it's tied to one of Drakopolis's mob-like kins — Abel leaps at the opportunity. But soon he's swept into a game … Continue reading Battle Dragons: City of Thieves #BookReview #battledragons #cityofthieves #middlegradebook #middlegraderead #middlegradefiction #sciencefiction #mglit @scholastic

My Favorite Color is Green #BookReview #workbook #activitybook #interactivebook #kidsbook #childrensbook #bookworm #myfavoritecoloractivitybook @odddotbooks @mackidsbooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: It is a truth, universally acknowledged, that the best of all colors is green. That’s right, green is the most beautiful and delightful. Everyone agrees. And so we made this activity book, celebrating the greatest color of all. Packed with fun activities like mazes, one-color coloring, spot-the-difference, creative writing prompts, drawing … Continue reading My Favorite Color is Green #BookReview #workbook #activitybook #interactivebook #kidsbook #childrensbook #bookworm #myfavoritecoloractivitybook @odddotbooks @mackidsbooks

Courageous Creatures #BookReview #courageouscreatures #mglit #middlegradenonfiction #nonfictionbook #bookworm @scholastic @laurentarshis

Synopsis from Scholastic: REAL ANIMALS. REAL DISASTERS. Lauren Tarshis's New York Times-bestselling 'I Survived' series tells tales of brave kids facing horrifying events. Now, she tells the true stories of four animals who faced indescribable horrors of their own — and, against all odds, survived. From a pigeon who braved the battles of World War … Continue reading Courageous Creatures #BookReview #courageouscreatures #mglit #middlegradenonfiction #nonfictionbook #bookworm @scholastic @laurentarshis

Books and School Fundraising Holiday Gift Guides @scholastic @mackidsbooks @01firstsecond @knopfbfyr #bookworm #books #kidsbooks #childrensbooks #mglit #giftguides

Hi Everyone! If your kids are in school, you may have seen these holiday gift guides of books they are bringing home to sell. It’s one way for the school to do fundraising. My son brought home 3 different magazines. As I browse through, I get excited to see the books listed on there versus … Continue reading Books and School Fundraising Holiday Gift Guides @scholastic @mackidsbooks @01firstsecond @knopfbfyr #bookworm #books #kidsbooks #childrensbooks #mglit #giftguides

The Forever Horse #BookReview @harper360 #theforeverhorse #middlegradebook #middlegradefiction #mglit

Synopsis from HarperCollins: An enchanting and inspiring stand-alone novel from the author of The Princess and the Foal. Maisie has always loved horses. She is also a talented artist. When the opportunity arises for her to study in Paris, her two worlds collide. There, in the heart of the city, Maisie finds the childhood diary … Continue reading The Forever Horse #BookReview @harper360 #theforeverhorse #middlegradebook #middlegradefiction #mglit

Over the Woodward Wall #BookReview #overthewoodwardwall #middlegradefantasy #mglit #middlegradebook #bookworm @tordotcom @seananmcguire

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Writing as A. Deborah Baker, New York Times bestselling and award-winning author Seanan McGuire introduces readers to a world of talking trees and sarcastic owls, of dangerous mermaids and captivating queens in Over the Woodward Wall, an exceptional tale for readers who are young at heart. If you trust her you’ll … Continue reading Over the Woodward Wall #BookReview #overthewoodwardwall #middlegradefantasy #mglit #middlegradebook #bookworm @tordotcom @seananmcguire

The Dire Days of Willowweep Manor #BookReview #bookworm #thediredaysofwillowweepmanor #graphicnovel @simonteen @shaenongarrity #youngadultbooks #yafantasy #gothic

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: Nimona meets Paper Girls with a literary twist in this wickedly funny graphic novel about a teenager who is swept up in a strange new universe and must save it from an all-consuming evil in order to return home. One dark and stormy night, Haley sees a stranger drowning in … Continue reading The Dire Days of Willowweep Manor #BookReview #bookworm #thediredaysofwillowweepmanor #graphicnovel @simonteen @shaenongarrity #youngadultbooks #yafantasy #gothic

September 2021 TBR #tbr #tbrpile #tbrstack #bookstack #bookpile #bookworm #books #fictionbooks

Hi Everyone! Every month, I make a big TBR of book stack to read. I’m a mood reader so I can’t decide ahead of time what I want to read. Creating a big stack gives me room to decide and at the end of the month, the pile remaining is still big. That’s okay because … Continue reading September 2021 TBR #tbr #tbrpile #tbrstack #bookstack #bookpile #bookworm #books #fictionbooks

The Boy Who Made Everyone Laugh #BookReview #theboywhomadeeveryonelaugh @scholastic @helenrutteruk #mglit #middlegradebooks #bookworm

Synopsis from Scholastic: Billy Plimpton has a big dream: to become a famous comedian when he grows up. He already knows a lot of jokes, but thinks he has one big problem standing in his way: his stutter. At first, Billy thinks the best way to deal with this is to… never say a word. … Continue reading The Boy Who Made Everyone Laugh #BookReview #theboywhomadeeveryonelaugh @scholastic @helenrutteruk #mglit #middlegradebooks #bookworm

Friends Forever #BookReview #friendsforever @mackidsbooks @haleshannon @01firstsecond #mglit #graphicnovel #memoir #bookworm

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Following up their mega-bestselling Real Friends and Best Friends graphic memoirs, Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham are back with Friends Forever, a story about learning to love yourself exactly as you are. Shannon is in eighth grade, and life is more complicated than ever. Everything keeps changing, her classmates are starting … Continue reading Friends Forever #BookReview #friendsforever @mackidsbooks @haleshannon @01firstsecond #mglit #graphicnovel #memoir #bookworm

Book Series Giveaway! #bookgiveaway #giveaway #middlegradebooks #mglit #kidlit #graphicnovel #bookworm #memoir @mackidsbooks @01firstsecond

Hi Everyone! I’m currently hosting a book series giveaway on my Instagram account at @howusefulitis for this middle grade graphic novel series called Real Friends, Best Friends, and Friends Forever by Shannon Hale and illustrated by LeUyen Pham which was published by Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group and First Second. I loved reading Real Friends and … Continue reading Book Series Giveaway! #bookgiveaway #giveaway #middlegradebooks #mglit #kidlit #graphicnovel #bookworm #memoir @mackidsbooks @01firstsecond

Mini Book Reviews #bookreview #bookworm #childrensbook #graphicnovel #theadventuresoftomsawyer #scarlethartmonsterhunter @01firstsecond

Disney’s Treasury of Children’s Classics was an excellent read! So many stories (22 stories to be exact) collected into one book. Took me many months to finish reading it for my daughter. Each story ended with how Disney made the story into an animated movie. It’s definitely cool to read about the animated movie making … Continue reading Mini Book Reviews #bookreview #bookworm #childrensbook #graphicnovel #theadventuresoftomsawyer #scarlethartmonsterhunter @01firstsecond

Long Distance #BookReview #middlegradefiction #middlegradebook #graphicnovels #bookworm @simonteen @heywhitney #longdistance

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: From the creator of Fake Blood comes another exceptionally charming middle grade graphic novel about friendships both near and far, far away. Vega’s summer vacation is not going well. When her parents decide it’s time to pack up and leave her hometown of Portland, Oregon, behind for boring Seattle, Washington, … Continue reading Long Distance #BookReview #middlegradefiction #middlegradebook #graphicnovels #bookworm @simonteen @heywhitney #longdistance

Pizazz #BookReview #pizazz #middlegradebooks #middlegraderead #middlegradefiction #mglit #kidsbooks #bookworm @simonkids @sophyhenn

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: Discover the annoying side of being a superhero from snarky, reluctant hero Pizazz in this hilarious and highly illustrated new series for young middle graders—perfect for fans of Dog Man and Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Most people think superhero work is awesome and fulfilling. Pizazz knows better. Whenever she’s … Continue reading Pizazz #BookReview #pizazz #middlegradebooks #middlegraderead #middlegradefiction #mglit #kidsbooks #bookworm @simonkids @sophyhenn

Last Gate of the Emperor #BookReview @scholastic #lastgateoftheemperor #middlegradebooks #mglit #sciencefiction #bookworm

Synopsis from Scholastic: Yared Heywat lives an isolated life in New Addis — a hardscrabble city with rundown tech, lots of rules, and not much to do. His worrywart Uncle Moti and bionic lioness Besa are his only family… and his only friends. Often in trouble for his thrill-seeking antics and smart mouth, those same … Continue reading Last Gate of the Emperor #BookReview @scholastic #lastgateoftheemperor #middlegradebooks #mglit #sciencefiction #bookworm

Rewild Your Life Challenge! Animal Watching Review! @mackidsbooks #outdoorschool #homeschool #bookworm @odddotbooks @jenpharrdavis @marykaycarson @jenswanbooks #mglit

Hi Everyone! This month I have a challenge to take on. Using a set of books called Outdoor School (pictured below), my family have attempted these challenges. I loved reading Animal Watching. Each chapter has a couple of pages of info, such as becoming an active observer, scouting for wildlife, how to be a birder, … Continue reading Rewild Your Life Challenge! Animal Watching Review! @mackidsbooks #outdoorschool #homeschool #bookworm @odddotbooks @jenpharrdavis @marykaycarson @jenswanbooks #mglit

Bad Nana: Older Not Wiser #BookReview #badnana @harper360 #middlegradebooks #mglit #bookworm #kidsbooks

Synopsis from HarperCollins: A wickedly funny new series for ages six and up from the creator of Where Bear?, Pass It On and the Pom Pom series, with colour illustrations throughout. Jeanie’s Grandma is BAD. Not bad like a vampire or a gangster or anything, more like . . . up to no good. Sometimes … Continue reading Bad Nana: Older Not Wiser #BookReview #badnana @harper360 #middlegradebooks #mglit #bookworm #kidsbooks

Outdoor School #Bookreview #outdoorschool #bookworm #mglit #middlegradebooks @jenpharrdavis @marykaycarson @jenswanbooks @odddotbooks @mackidsbooks

Hi Everyone! I'm here to announce that I'm part of the Super Influencer Team. There is a series of books Odd Dot Books from Macmillan Children's Publishing Group are coming out with called Outdoor School. We have been challenged with many outdoor activities using these books as guides. They are "interactive skill-building guides for exploring … Continue reading Outdoor School #Bookreview #outdoorschool #bookworm #mglit #middlegradebooks @jenpharrdavis @marykaycarson @jenswanbooks @odddotbooks @mackidsbooks

Pepper Page Saves the Universe Review @landryqwalker @mackidsbooks @01firstsecond #pepperpage #mglit #middlegradebooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Landry Walker and Eric Jones' Pepper Page Saves the Universe is a middle-grade futuristic superhero story about a shy comic book girl-geek becoming her own superhero inspiration! The year is 2421. Awkward and shy, Pepper buries herself in the universe of the classic fictional superhero Supernova to avoid dealing with the … Continue reading Pepper Page Saves the Universe Review @landryqwalker @mackidsbooks @01firstsecond #pepperpage #mglit #middlegradebooks

Bloom #BookReview #bloom #mglit #middlegradebooks @skinnerwrites #bookworm @harper360

Synopsis from HarperCollins: A beautifully written, incredibly original and wickedly funny novel for readers of 10 and older – BLOOM is for everyone who has ever felt like they didn’t fit in, and for anyone who has ever wanted a little more colour and wildness in their lives… Sorrel Fallowfield is growing up – in … Continue reading Bloom #BookReview #bloom #mglit #middlegradebooks @skinnerwrites #bookworm @harper360

Warriors: Skyclan and the Stranger #BookReview #warriorsskyclanandthestranger #bookworm @harper360

Synopsis from Edelweiss: A full-color collection of three graphic novel adventures from the world of Erin Hunter’s #1 bestselling Warriors series—never before available in color! This epic volume contains all three books in the SkyClan and the Stranger trilogy—The Rescue, Beyond the Code, and After the Flood. With newly colorized art, this stand-alone adventure is … Continue reading Warriors: Skyclan and the Stranger #BookReview #warriorsskyclanandthestranger #bookworm @harper360

Real Friends #BookReview #RealFriends @01firstsecond @mackidsbooks @haleshannon #mglit #memoir #bookworm

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Newbery Honor author Shannon Hale and New York Times bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham join forces in this graphic memoir about how hard it is to find your real friends—and why it's worth the journey. When best friends are not forever . . . Shannon and Adrienne have been best friends ever … Continue reading Real Friends #BookReview #RealFriends @01firstsecond @mackidsbooks @haleshannon #mglit #memoir #bookworm

The Wild Robot #BookReview #thewildrobot #middlegradebooks @littlebrownyr @itspeterbrown #bookworm

Synopsis from Hachette Book Group: Wall-E meets Hatchet in this New York Times bestselling illustrated middle grade novel from Caldecott Honor winner Peter Brown Can a robot survive in the wilderness? When robot Roz opens her eyes for the first time, she discovers that she is all alone on a remote, wild island. She has … Continue reading The Wild Robot #BookReview #thewildrobot #middlegradebooks @littlebrownyr @itspeterbrown #bookworm

The Last Bear #BookReview @harpercollinsch #thelastbear @hgold_author #mglit #middlegrade #bookworm

Synopsis from HarperCollins: An instant classic with a bear-sized heart, Hannah Gold’s debut novel is a touching story of kindness, adventure, and forging your own path—perfect for fans of Pax and A Wolf Called Wander. There are no polar bears left on Bear Island. At least, that’s what April’s father tells her when his scientific … Continue reading The Last Bear #BookReview @harpercollinsch #thelastbear @hgold_author #mglit #middlegrade #bookworm