Yapper the Unhappy Snapper [Chez Rafter]

I read two books by Chez Rafter recently, the first of which was Yapper the Unhappy Snapper. This happens to be a rather amazing book for a number of reasons. The most important reason, though, is that it sends an amazing message about littering and human waste. There's no doubt that reading this book will prompt heartfelt…

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When We Became Humans [Michael Bright]

I have to admit, I was genuinely surprised at the level of information included in Michael Bright's When We Became Humans, which is illustrated by Hannah Bailey. I think, going in, I expected this book to be very introductory in terms of the evolution of humans, something meant to bring children into the beginning steps of…

Some People Do [Frank Lowe]

Frankly, I think Some People Do by Frank Lowe--illustrated by Josh Hara--should be on just about everyone's shelves. If you've followed my blog for any period of time, I'm sure at some point you've noticed that I'm always looking for new books on diversity that are written for young children. These books are immensely important. Introducing…

Possible #MeToo and a Breath of Flowers; Recent NetGalley Requests

I was approved for both of these books, ironically enough, and I’ve even already finished the first one. Which is why, ultimately, I wouldn’t be surprised if this post comes after I write my review for it since I always schedule these now. It was an interesting story, to say the least, and I’m curious…

The Becoming of Noah Shaw [Michelle Hodkin] Cover Love Friday!

I don't know quite what it is, but I've always loved the covers that Michelle Hodkin has gotten for her books over the years. From Mara Dyer to Noah Shaw, they all have this incredibly captivating and dark quality to them that makes it difficult for you to look away. It just sort of draws…