The Kids’ Book Corner

Kids’ book reviews and tidbits from an indie bookseller.

The Scrambled States of America Talent Show September 1, 2008

Filed under: New Books,Non-Fiction,Picture Books,Podcasts — kidsbookcorner @ 12:24 pm

The Scrambled States of America Talent Show

by Laurie Keller

(Henry Holt, hardcover, $16.95)

As the states prepare for their talent show, we learn all sorts of wonderful facts about them!

Listen to the Podcast: The Scrambled States of America Talent Show

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How to Heal a Broken Wing

Filed under: New Books,Picture Books,Podcasts — kidsbookcorner @ 12:20 pm

How to Heal a Broken Wing

by Bob Graham

(Candlewick, hardcover, $16.99)

This beautiful new picture book tells the story of a young boy’s experiences saving a bird that has fallen to the sidewalk.

Listen to the Podcast: How to Heal a Broken Wing

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Ottoline and the Yellow Cat

Filed under: Middle-Grade,New Books,Podcasts — kidsbookcorner @ 12:17 pm

Ottoline and the Yellow Cat

by Chris Riddell

(HarperCollins, hardcover, $10.99)

I love Ottoline! This perfect early chapter book introduces us to a new heroine. She and her best friend, Mr. Munroe, solve mysteries.

Listen to the Podcast: Ottoline and the Yellow Cat

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13

Filed under: Middle-Grade,New Books,Podcasts — kidsbookcorner @ 12:12 pm

13

by Jason Robert Brown and Dan Elish

(Laura Geringer Books, hardcover, $15.99)

Everything is going wrong is Evan’s life.  He’s about to turn thirteen and has been moved across the country to live in Indiana with his mom. Making new friends is certainly not easy.

Listen to the Podcast: 13

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