Kids are Bookin’ It: Dive right in to this adventure on the high seas

Sherlocktopus Holmes — Eight Arms of the Law, by Ellen Byerrum Illustrated by Jacqueline Berkman-Glatigny Recommended especially for Young Readers ages 6 – 10 The game is a-fin! And the underwater mystery is devilfishly clever. Here’s an invitation to dive right in and solve a high seas mystery with a brilliant detective guiding your way. Sherlocktopus…

Kids Are Bookin’ It: Kids of Lake Meadow Series a lyrical breath of fresh air

Kids of Lake Meadow Series, by Brandon McAlister Illustrated by Sydney McAlister Recommended especially for Young Readers ages 6 – 10 I’ve been to the cheeriest of places, and had the sunniest of fun, playing with the Kids of Lake Meadow. These lyrical books invite their readers to come along with them on every day…

Kids are Bookin’ It: ‘Trombone Shorty’ a magical, musical adventure set in New Orleans

Trombone Shorty, by Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews Illustrated by Caldecott Honor Winner Bryan Collier Recommended especially for Young Readers ages 6 – 8 Where y’at? This fun, true story will transport you magically into the midst of a New Orleans neighborhood. This wonderful book describes the city in such exceptional language it stimulates your imagination…

Kids are Bookin’ It: Trailblazing women share their advice in ‘Girl CEO’

Girl CEO: Priceless advice from trailblazing women by Ronnie Cohen and Katherine Elllison Recommended for ages 9 and up What do you want to be when you grow up? Here’s a fun and inspiring book to read while you dream about your future. Forty women who are leaders in all kinds of different careers and industries…

Kids are Bookin’ It: Children are the heroes in ‘Brainwashed’

Crime Travelers – Brainwashed, by Paul Aertker Recommended for ages 8 – 12, Middle Grade Happy summer vacation! Time to take a trip. Pack up and join the Crime Travelers on their exciting adventure to France. Large groups of kids and even babies are being Brainwashed and disappearing. Danger lurks from page one all the way…

Kids are Bookin’ It: The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise

Say hello to a new column by Wendy Kendall, Kids Are Bookin’ It, focused on children’s books. The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise, by Dan Gemeinhart Recommended for ages 9 and up Coyote is a 12-year-old girl on a grand adventure with her dad driving all over the country. Luckily she’s a very resourceful, smart person…