Which KidLit Books are our Roving Reader Leaders excited about this summer?
Levko, age 8, and Lukyan, age 10, are visiting Switzerland for two months. They just got library cards and checked out some of the books in the “Wimpy Kid” series plus “Bad Kitty for President.”
Kerrigan, age 8, is reading the “Dragon Keepers” series and says the best book in that series is “How to Train Your Dragon.”
Wesley, age 10, is reading “Stick Dog Tries to Take the Donuts,” and his sister, Margot, age 8, just finished “Kiki:My Stylish Life.”
Michael, age 8, is reading the “Squish” and “Babymouse” graphic novels, plus the “Teddy Mars” and the “Galaxy Zack” series. He just finished a few of the books in the “Eeerie Elementary” series and is eagerly waiting for more “Rider Woofson” books to be published.
Our Recent Video Reviews
In case you missed it, our Roving Reader Leaders have done video reviews of some of the books above. Here they are:
Infinity-Star Book Reviews by Kids Age 6-13—Plus a Thank You
In our most recent review, Michael, age 8, reviews the detective dog series “Rider Woofson.” In the first of the two videos about this series, he provides an overview of the series and its characters. In the second video, he gives the first two books an infinity-star rating!
We were thrilled when Rider Woofson’s illustrator, Ben Whitehouse, sent us this thank-you illustration:
Here’s Michael’s overview of “Rider Woofson:”
And here’s his infinity-star rating of “Rider Woofson:”
This summer, a few of our Reader Leaders are enthralled with the “Babymouse” series and can’t stop reading these graphic novels. Delilah gives you her review here:
We also recently reviewed “The Notebook of Doom” series. In this video, our chief KidLit reviewer makes a few requests of author Troy Cummings—including “Write more books!”
In response to Michael’s request, Mr. Cummings promised to write more books. He also made another promise…We’ll keep you posted about that one in future newsletters.
The Roving Reader Leaders also do KidLit author interviews, and are lining up some exciting ones. If you haven’t seen our interview with author Laurie Sutton, you might want to check it out on our YouTube page here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTAxMMmHyWWi_BftaLiFOCA
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