Review: The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors, written by Drew Daywalt and illustrated by Adam Rex
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Review: The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors, written by Drew Daywalt and illustrated by Adam Rex

Reviewed by Laura Lemanski You thought you knew the story: rock beats scissors, scissors beats paper, paper beats rock. But, oh no! In The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors, it is much more exciting in Drew Daywalt’s and Adam Rex’s take on the exciting legend that starts in “the Kingdom of Backyard.” Dewalt and Rex introduce … Continue reading

Review: Her Right Foot written by Dave Eggers, illustrated by Shawn Harris
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Review: Her Right Foot written by Dave Eggers, illustrated by Shawn Harris

Reviewed by Nick Kleese Her Right Foot begins where you’d expect an expository text about the Statue of Liberty to begin—a history of her origins abroad and journey to America. All is straightforward until halfway through the text when the narrator wonders why Lady Liberty’s right foot is raised. “Where is she going?” the narrator wonders. “Is … Continue reading

Review: Frank Einstein and the Antimater Motor by Jon Scieszka
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Review: Frank Einstein and the Antimater Motor by Jon Scieszka

Frank Einstein and the Antimater Motor by Jon Scieszka Review by Emily Midkiff Jon Scieszka’s new middle-grade novels series promises to give young readers and unprecedented introduction into brain science, matter and antimatter, magnetism and more. The level of these science concepts goes beyond what most authors would dream of including and a fiction book … Continue reading