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Harvest Days: Giving Thanks Around the World by Kate Depalma - Book Review

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By Kate Depalma, Martina Peluso (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781646866274
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Published: Barefoot Books - September 20th, 2022

Depalma shows us how people celebrate thankfulness. There are celebrations all throughout the world. They are thankful for the harvest, rains, family, and good food. We learn about twelve cultures we might not be familiar with. Each culture and their celebrations are shown with the wonderful details and colors of Martina Peluso’s illustrations. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


The Witchling's Wish by Lu Fraser - Book Review

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By Lu Fraser, Sarah Massini (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781547609062
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - July 5th, 2022

This book is about a young witch (with a not so pointy hat) who is lonely and wants a friend. When she decides to create a spell that will bring her a friend, that is when things get interesting. Now some ingredients are easy to find, like earwax of lizard, but there is one ingredient that is not only not available in her home, but it also sounds dangerous! It is the fur of a one-eyed-teddy bear! Can she do this challenge? Diverse characters and a beloved bear will capture your imagination and heart. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


The Legend of the Christmas Witch by Dan Murphy - Book Review

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The Legend of the Christmas Witch By Dan Murphy, Aubrey Plaza, Julia Iredale (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593350805
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - November 16th, 2021

A Christmas story unlike any other, The Legend of the Christmas Witch chronicles the life of Santa Claus's long lost twin sister, Kristtorn; A powerful witch who's tale will change everything you thought you knew about the holiday. It could very well be a new classic for this generation. ~ Reviewed by Cassidy Washburn


Hardly Haunted by Jessie Sima - Book Review

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By Jessie Sima, Jessie Sima (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534441705
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - July 20th, 2021

House is worried. What if she's.... HAUNTED? This sweet, silly book has an important story to tell about self-acceptance and the value of being who you are. ~ Reviewed by Rachel Person


Boo Stew by Donna L. Washington - Book Review

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Boo Stew By Donna L. Washington, Jeffrey Ebbeler (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781682632215
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Published: Peachtree - September 7th, 2021

Boo Stew is probably not a dish you wish served cold, hot or at all! Curly Locks might have a good heart, and a passion for cooking, but her ingredients are a bit, unique, to say the least. The townsfolk of Toadsuck Swamp know that you do not even have a nibble of a creation by Curly Locks. Yet, one day one of her dishes goes missing from her windowsill and the town is being bullied by Scares (who Curly Locks has never paid too much mind to). Are the two related? And can Curly Locks batwing brownies or toad eye toffees be the trick? Or is she going to have to be a bit more creative to scare away big, bad scary Scares that holler, “Gitchey Boo, Gitchey Bon! Gitchey Goo, Gitchey Gone!”? This diverse take on the Goldilocks story is sweet and funny with cuddly, spooky and adorable illustrations. Not just for Halloween. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


Hardly Haunted by Jessie Sima - Book Review

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Hardly Haunted By Jessie Sima, Jessie Sima (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jessie Sima, Jessie Sima (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534441705
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - July 20th, 2021

Sima has written, as well as illustrated, a picture book that is about a house who is afraid she is haunted! She does not want to be haunted. Therefore, she tries to stay calm, so doors do not creak. She tries to make sure things are not spooky and odd sounds do not come from her. Yet, one day she has an experience that changes her feelings, and she realizes that being haunted might not be so bad after all, especially when the right family finds you! ~ Reviewed by Jeanette Sessions


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