What do Gandolf, Hercules and Polyanna have in common? Find out when Nicole Basbanes Claire reviews 4 awesome new books for YA and young readers!
Nicole Claire reviews 2 chapter books and 2 picture books for your reading pleasure:
DEAD TO ME by Mary McCoy (Hyperion, $17.99);
MY LIFE IN DIORAMAS, by Tara Altabrando, illus. by T.L. Bonadido (Running Press Kids, $14.95);
MR. HAPPY AND MISSS GRIMM by Antonie Schneider and Susanne Strasser (Holiday House, $16.95);
WONTON AND CHOPSTICK: A TALE TOLD IN HAIKU, by Lee Wardlaw, illus. by Eugene Yelchin (Henry Holt & Co. $17.99)
Nicole Basbanes Claire reviews two books that celebrate the great outdoors.
Happy Fourth of July!
Bambi, A Life in the Woods, by Felix Salten, illustrated by Lou Fancher and Steve Johnson; Atheneum Books for Young Readers, $29.99 192 pages, ages 10 and up.
Colonel Theodore Roosevelt, by David A. Adler; Holiday House, $18.95, 144 pages, ages 10 and up.