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Review | The Tuttle Twins and the Road to Surfdom

In The Tuttle Twins and the Road to Surfdom by Connor Boyack, the twins learn that well-intended central planning can lead to unfortunate, unintended consequences that destroy lives by creating large economic shifts. In The Road to Surfdom, citizens of La Playa vote to build a new road in order to relieve traffic congestion, but […]

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Review: Science Comics: Volcanoes: Fire and Life

Science Comics: Volcanoes: Fire and Life by Jon Chad is part of a middlegrade comic series covering a variety of science topics. In Volcanoes: Fire and Life, readers follow Aurora as she attempts to convince her mission leader that volcanoes do exist, and that the Earth’s natural phenomenon could solve the fuel problems that leave […]

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Review: The Tuttle Twins and the Food Truck Fiasco by Connor Boyack

When the Tuttle Twins learn that their friend Amy will have to shut down her food truck due to new regulations, the nine-year-olds organize a protest to raise public awareness and get the protectionist law repealed. The Tuttle Twins and the Food Truck Fiasco by Connor Boyack, illustrated by Elijah Stanfield, demonstrates common problems faced […]

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Nellie Nova Takes Flight – Review

Nellie Nova Takes Flight (Book One in the Nellie Nova series) by Stephenie Peterson is a sweet middle grade adventure with beatific family values, a strong female character, and fun science fiction adventure: Nellie appears to be a normal nine year old girl. But Nellie is not normal. Nellie is an amazingly gifted scientist who […]