The Riverman by Aaron Starmer. Farrar Straus Giroux, 2014.
This first book in the Riverman trilogy is truly original and exciting! Fiona Loomis, the weird girl next door, tasks Alistair Cleary with writing her biography. After Fiona visits a magical world through the portal in her basement, she learns of a creature called the Riverman who steals the souls of children, and fears hers may be next. Alistair must separate fact from fiction, and fantasy from reality to save Fiona and possibly himself.
Book Level: 4.9
AR Points: 10.0
Home by Carson Ellis. Candlewick Press, 2015.
A Violin for Elva by Mary Lyn Ray. Illustrated by Tricia Tusa. Houghton Mifflin Hartcourt, 2015.
The Wild Weather Book: Loads of Things to Do Outdoors in Rain, Wind, and Snow by Fiona Danks and Jo Schofield. Frances Lincoln, 2013.
Although there were some flakes recently, we're hoping that there won't be any more snow. This is Ohio, so who knows, but here's hoping. However, there's bound to be wind and rain. Some might think that neither are good for playing outside in, but this book will show you otherwise! Loaded with fun things to do in all kinds of weather, this book is great for chasing away boredom. Use your imagination and creativity to make a natural umbrella, or rain shadows. Blow some bubbles in the wind, and make a wind flag! This book is an exciting way to engage your imagination and wonder for the world.
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