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Unnatural Woman: Indi Reviews

An unnatural woman lives her life according to her own rules. Our indi reviews.

Wanted! Ralfy Rabbit, Book Burglar by Emily MacKenzie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Karl – “Still Life with Tornado” by A.S. King

Cathie Sue – “Good Dog Carl and the Baby Elephant” by Alexandra Day

Jenny – “Wanted! Ralfy Rabbit, Book Burglar” by Emily Mackenzie

Adrienne – “The Passion of Dolssa” by Julie Berry

Sharing: Indi Reviews

So, when did sharing ever work? Never, I say. Never.

Karl: “I Hate Fairyland Volume One: Madly Ever After” by Skottie Young

Cathie Sue: “Narwhal Unicorn of the Sea” by Ben Clanton

Jenny: “We Found a Hat” by Jon Klassen

Adrienne: “Atlanta” (TV show), S1E7, “B.A.N.”

 

Whoosh!: Six Picture Book Reviews

Our six picture books reviews designed to make you want to live in a tree and drench passersby with your super-soaker and then write an article about it.

“Miss Twiggly’s Tree” by Dorothea Warren Fox
“Thunder Boy Jr” by Sherman Alexie and Yuyi Morales
“The White Cat and the Monk” by Jo Ellen Bogart and Sydney Smith
“Miss Mary Reporting: The True Story of Sportswriter Mary Garber” by Sue Macy and C. F. Payne
“Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions” by Chris Barton and Don Tate
“Freedom in Congo Square” by Carole Boston Weatherford and R. Gregory Christie

Hold a Tick: Indi Reviews

Hold a tick. We’ve go indi reviews ready for you now.

Jenny – “Saved by the Boats: The Heroic Sea Evacuation of September 11” by Julie Gassman and illustrated by Steve Moors – “Dragons vs. Drones” by Wesley King

Cathie Sue – “Skunked: Calpurnia Tate: Girl Vet” and “Counting Sheep: Calpurnia Tate: Girl Vet” by Jacqueline Kelly

Kelly – “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” by Jack Thorne

Karl – Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress [image from abcnews.go.com] – “Bright April” by Marguerite De Angeli

Adrienne – “Finders Keepers” by Roy Deering – “Extraordinary Jane” by Hannah E. Harrison – “Chukfi Rabbit’s Big Bad Bellyache” by Greg Rodgers and illustrated by Leslie Stall Widener2016 Reading Roundup Double “R” Author Tour

When Everything Feels Like the Movies by Raziel Reid

We review “When Everything Feels Like the Movies” by debut and winner of the Canadian Governor General’s Award for Children’s Literature author, Raziel Reed. Interview with “The National” available on YouTube

Karl’s read alike recommendation: “Sprout” by Dale Peck

Explode in an Hour: Indi Reviews

You better cook it right, or the finished soup really will explode in an hour. Good luck! Now, our Indi Reviews.

Kelly – “Things I Can’t Explain” by Mitchell Kriegman, writer of “Clarissa Explains It All” TV show, Nickelodeon, 1991-1994

Karl goes 40 days without Facebook for Lent, he learns tatting, the wonders of Coursera, and promotes his new podcast “In the Praise of Good Friends

Jenny – “Rain Reign” by Ann M. Martin, listed on the OLA 2017 Children’s Sequoyah Masterlist

Adrienne – When Slack and Litsy update their iPhone/iPad apps their notice to consumers is very entertaining

 

Shorty: Six Picture Books

 

“Ganesha’s Sweet Tooth” by Sanjay Patel and Emily Haynes
“Rude Cakes” by Rowboat Watkins
“Ask Me” by Bernard Waber and Suzy Lee
“The Bear Ate Your Sandwich” by Julia Sarcone-Roach
“It Could Always Be Worse” retold by Margot Zemach
“Trombone Shorty” by Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews and Bryan Collier