Posts Tagged: Mother Daughter Book Reviews

May 15 2014
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GG and Mamela by Belinda Brock – Hospice Book Review + Giveaway

GG and Mamela by Belinda Brock – Hospice Book Review + Giveaway

 

About the Book

Title: GG and Mamela | Author: Belinda Brock | Illustrator: Avi Katz | Publication Date: April 15, 2014 | Publisher: Lamb Press | Pages: 32 | Recommended Ages: 4 to 10

Summary: This picture book celebrates the loving relationship between Lily and her great-grandmother (GG) as her life starts to slow and wind down in hospice. GG and Mamela illustrates how strength and comfort can be found through love, family and tradition. This book offers a gentle and open-ended way to start a conversation about death and dying, as well as introduce the concept of hospice care. The talented, award-winning artist, Avi Katz, provides beautifully-rendered illustrations that perfectly complement this heartwarming story. The book …

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May 07 2014
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Josh and the Gumshoe News Crew by Melissa Moraja – Review + Giveaway

Josh and the Gumshoe News Crew by Melissa Moraja – Review + Giveaway

 

About the Book

Title: Josh and the Gumshoe News Crew: The Super Secret | Author: Melissa Perry Moraja | Publication Date: May 5, 2014 | Publisher: Melissa Productions | Pages: 154 | Recommended Ages: 6+ (read-aloud)

Summary: Up until a few days ago, nothing extraordinary had ever happened in ten year old Josh Wunderkind’s life – except eating a whole pot of pasta by himself. But that all changed after a mammoth-sized bird hit him smack on the face with a glob of neon green bird poop, triggering his superhuman Wunderkind ability and leaving him with the responsibility of caring for a baby bird he named Max. Now Josh was just like his older brother and twin sister …

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Feb 12 2014
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My Friend Suhana by Shaila and Aanyah Abdullah – Blast + $25 Giveaway

My Friend Suhana by Shaila and Aanyah Abdullah – Blast + $25 Giveaway

About the Book

Title: My Friend Suhana: A Story of Friendship and Cerebral Palsy | Authors: Shaila Abdullah & Aanyah Abdullah | Publication Date: December 16, 2013 | Publisher: Loving Healing Press | Pages: 17 | Recommended Ages: 3+

Summary: A simple tale of love and friendship to warm your heart. Award-winning author and designer Shaila Abdullah teams up with her 10-year-old daughter Aanyah to bring you this heartwarming tale of a little girl who forms a close bond with a child with cerebral palsy.

 

 

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“Children with cerebral palsy, like Suhana, the special 7-year-old child in this book, might never take a first step, say their …

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Jan 23 2014
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Princess Madeline and the Dragon by Kirstin Pulioff – Review + Giveaway

Princess Madeline and the Dragon by Kirstin Pulioff – Review + Giveaway


About the Book

Title: Princess Madeline and the Dragon (Princess Madeline Trilogy, Book #3)

Author: Kirstin Pulioff

Publication Date: November 26, 2013

Publisher: Caliburn Books

Number of pages: 135

Recommended age: 10+

 

Summary

After a season of battle and rebuilding, the Kingdom of Soron is exhausted. With the return of the exiled wizards, the Spring Faire, and her upcoming wedding, Princess Madeline is looking forward to a peaceful season of celebration. When the mysterious green dragon reappears, threatening the kingdom and the king, Princess Madeline and Prince Braden won’t rest for long. Faced with this incredible new danger, Princess Madeline and Prince Braden must find a way to lead their kingdom and secure …

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Jan 17 2014
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Zoe & Zak and the Tiger Temple by Lars Guignard – Review + Giveaway

Zoe & Zak and the Tiger Temple by Lars Guignard – Review + Giveaway


About the Book

Title: Zoe & Zak and the Tiger Temple (Zoe & Zak Series, Book #3)

Author: Lars Guignard

Publisher: Fantastic Press

Publication Date: January 1, 2014

Number of Pages: 267

Recommended Age: 8+

Summary

Last semester, Zoe and Zak returned the first lost Noble Truth to its rightful home. Now, Zoe and Zak are back in India for their second semester at Moonstock Himalayan Academy. School kicks off with the Activity Week Challenge in the tiny mountain kingdom of Bhutan where the students must deliver medical supplies. Things, however, take a turn for the worse, when Zak becomes deathly ill after an encounter with a strange floating bubble. On returning to …

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Jan 09 2014
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Dragon Defender by J.A. Blackburn – Book Review + $50 Giveaway

Dragon Defender by J.A. Blackburn – Book Review + $50 Giveaway


About the Book

Title: Dragon Defender by J.A. Blackburn

Series: Dragon Defense League, Book #1

Publication Date: October 19, 2013

Publisher: Pip & Grey

Number of pages: 242

Recommended age: 10+

Summary (Amazon):

For over a thousand years dragons have existed in secret . . .

Peter Clark can build a robot from scratch and pick a lock in two minutes or less. But he can’t figure out why his mother left or why his grandma refuses to talk about her. When Uncle Dominick shows up on Peter’s twelfth birthday with a letter that hints at answers and an incredible story about dragons, Peter follows him, determined to find out the truth about his mother’s …

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Dec 17 2013
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Zoe & Zak and the Yogi’s Curse by Lars Guignard – Book Review

Zoe & Zak and the Yogi’s Curse by Lars Guignard – Book Review

About the Book

Title: Zoe & Zak and the Yogi’s Curse by Lars Guignard (Zoe & Zak Series, Book #2)

Author: Lars Guignard

Publishers: Fantastic Press

Publication Date: September 9, 2013

Pages: 340

Recommended Age: 8+

Summary

Zoe and Zak are back in India. Again. And this time they’re attending Moonstock Himalayan Boarding School, which might seem fun except for the fact that the school itself is a little strange. Students ride elephants instead of school buses, snarling monkeys work as security guards, and angry parrots monitor the halls. And even when they manage to get used to the wildlife, the food is absolutely terrible. But living with a bunch of other kids their age …

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