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The Children’s Book Reviews are written by well known reviewers and published each Tuesday.

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November 21, 2013

Children's Book Review: So Much it Hurts

Monique Polak 978-1-4598-0136-3 Orca Books Sept. 2013. 279 pp. Ages 13 and up. At seventeen,…

November 19, 2013

Children's Book Review: How to Curse in Hieroglyphics

Written by Lesley Livingston and Jonathan Llyr Storyboard illustrations by Steven Burley ISBN 978-014-318424-9 Puffin…

November 15, 2013

Children's Book Review: A History of Just About Everything

A History of Just About Everything: 180 Events, People and Inventions that Changed the World…

November 14, 2013

Children's Book Review: Pandemic Survival: It’s Why You’re Alive

By Ann Love and Jane Drake Illustrated by Bill Slavin 978-1-77049-268-4 Tundra Books August 2013…

November 12, 2013

Children's Book Review: This Little Hamster

Kass Reich 978-1-4598-0410-4 Orca Book Publishers October 1, 2013 24 pp Ages birth – 3…

November 5, 2013

Children's Book Review: Not Your Ordinary Wolf Girl

Emily Pohl-Weary 9780670066407 Penguin Sept. 2013. 298 pp. Ages 12 and up. Sometimes life can…

October 31, 2013

Children's Book Review: Ode to Underwear by Helaine Becker

Written by Helaine Becker Illustrated by Mike Boldt Scholastic Canada 24 pp September 2013 For…

October 29, 2013

Children's Book Review: The Camel in the Sun

By Griffin Ondaatje Illustrated by Linda Wolfsgruber Groundwood Books, House of Anansi Press September 30,…

October 24, 2013

Children's Book Review: The Rule of Thirds by Chantel Guertin

9781770411593 ECW Press Oct. 2013 187 pp. Ages 12 and up. Writer and beauty expert…