The Kids’ Book Corner

Kids’ book reviews and tidbits from an indie bookseller.

Yes We Can: A Biography of President Barack Obama December 1, 2008

Filed under: Middle-Grade,New Books,Non-Fiction,Podcasts — kidsbookcorner @ 11:38 am

Yes We Can: A Biography of President Barack Obama

by Garen Thomas

(Feiwel & Friends, paperback, $6.99)

Meet our new President! This chapter book biography is a great introduction for kids.

Listen to the Podcast: Yes We Can

Buy this book from your local independent bookstore!

 

Wabi Sabi

Filed under: New Books,Picture Books,Podcasts — kidsbookcorner @ 11:37 am

Wabi Sabi

by Mark Reibstein, illustrated by Ed Young

Chosen as one of the New York Times’ 10 Best Illustrated Books of 2008.

Listen to the Podcast: Wabi Sabi

Buy this book from your local independent bookseller!

 

What I Saw and How I Lied

Filed under: Award Winners,New Books,Podcasts — kidsbookcorner @ 11:31 am

What I Saw and How I Lied

by Judy Blundell

(Scholastic, hardcover, $16.99)

Winner of the 2008 National Book Award, this is a great YA noir mystery.

Listen to the Podcast: What I Saw and How I Lied

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Christmas Farm

Filed under: Holiday Books,New Books,Podcasts — kidsbookcorner @ 11:28 am

Christmas Farm

by Mary Lyn Ray, illustrated by Barry Root

(Harcourt, hardcover, $17.00)

A perfect pre-Christmas tale about the life of a Christmas tree farm.

Listen to the Podcast: Christmas Farm

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