Spots in a Box by Helen Ward

Ward, Helen. Spots in a Box. Somerville, MA: Templar Books, 2015. Print. Genre: rhyming picture book Summary: What’s to be done when you’re the only guinea fowl without any spots? Well you write a letter and order some! Critique: The rhyme schemes throughout this story are “spot on.” No, really, I’m not just waxing punnetic.… Continue reading Spots in a Box by Helen Ward

This One Summer by Mariko and Jillian Tamaki

Tamaki, Mariko and Jillian Tamaki.┬áThis One Summer. New York: First Second, 2014. Print. Genre: Nonfiction Graphic Novel Summary: Every summer, teenage Rose and her family go vacation at Awago Beach. She can always count on collecting rocks, playing with her friend Windy, and having an all-around good time. However, one summer…this one…everything changes and that… Continue reading This One Summer by Mariko and Jillian Tamaki