Matty’s Comeback Review

Title: Matty's Comeback Author: Anita Heiss Published:   2016 Publisher: Scholastic Readership: Junior Fiction Genre: Contemporary Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $9.99 I received a copy of Matty's Comeback from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. ‘Go, Matty! Go!’ Matty’s mum screams at the top of her lungs from the back of …

Our Race for Reconciliation Review

Title: Our Race for Reconciliation (My Australian Story) Author: Anita Heiss Published:   2017 Publisher: Scholastic Readership: Middle Grade Genre: Contemporary Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $16.99 I received a copy of Our Race for Reconciliation from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Mel Gordon loves running, and watching Seinfeld, but …

Dharma the Llama Review

Title: Dharma the Llama Author & Illustrator: Matt Cosgrove Published:  July 2020 Publisher: Scholastic Readership: Children Genre: Picturebook Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $17.99 I received a copy of Dharma the Llama from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Dharma the Llama doesnt run with the herd. She likes to …

Not Cute Review

Title: Not Cute Author & Illustrator: Philip Bunting Published:  July 2020 Publisher: Scholastic Readership: Children Genre: Picturebook Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $17.99 I received a copy of Not Cute from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Quokka did not like being cute. Not one bit. The romping, stomping, chomping …

Rick Review

Title: Rick Author: Alex Gino Published:   June 2020 Publisher: Scholastic Readership: Middle Grade Genre: Contemporary, LGBTQIA+ Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $24.99 I received a copy of Rick from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. From the award-winning author of George, the story of a boy named Rick who needs …

Hold Back the Tide Review

Title: Hold Back the Tide Author: Melinda Salisbury Published:   March 2020 Publisher: Scholastic Readership: Upper Middle Grade/YA Genre: Urban Fantasy Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $16.99 I received a copy of Hold Back the Tide from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. A quiet lakeside community with one open secreteveryone knows …

Shuri: A Black Panther Novel Review

Title:  Shuri: A Black Panther Novel Author: Nic Stone Published:   June 2020 Publisher: Scholastic Readership: Middle Grade Genre: Fiction Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $24.99 I received a copy of Shuri: A Black Panther Novel from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. An original, upper middle grade series starring …

MARVEL Part of a Bigger Universe

Title:  MARVEL Part of a Bigger Universe (Unforgettable Quotes from the Marvel Cinematic Universe) Author: Compiled by Steve Behling Published:   May 2020 Publisher: Scholastic Readership: All Ages Genre: Collectable Book Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $29.99 I received a copy of Part of a Bigger Universe from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions …

Who Am I? Review

Title:  Who Am I? (My Australian Story) Author: Anita Heiss Published:   May 2020 Publisher: Scholastic Readership: Middle Grade Genre: Fiction Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $16.99 Trigger warning: Stolen generation story I received a copy of Who Am I? from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I woke up this …