Reviews and Blog Posts: squirrels

Trash Mountain

by Jane Yolen

Reviewer Rating:
4

 Prolific author Jane Yolen brings us Trash Mountain and in it we are introduced to a quiet corner of the world where little red squirrel Nutley lives in a cozy hole with his mother and father. His parents are very protective because fate has not dealt kindly with his other siblings...

Flora & Ulysses : the illuminated adventures

by Kate DiCamillo

Reviewer Rating:
5

I was delighted to learn that Flora and Ulysses won the Newbery Award.  This book is a treat.  It’s a quirky but heartfelt story about a girl and a squirrel. 

Flora & Ulysses : the illuminated adventures

by Kate DiCamillo

Reviewer Rating:
5

One of the best kids books of 2013! Many of you may know author, Kate DiCamillo from some of her earlier (and still popular) books like Because of Winn-Dixie and The Tale of Despereaux. You're sure to love this book as well. Poor Flora. Her mom and dad...

Waiting for winter

by Sebastian Meschenmoser

Reviewer Rating:
5

A deer tells a squirrel about snow, "White and wet and cold and soft." The squirrel decides to stay awake this winter and see the snow. The squirrel's attempts to stay awake (vigorous exercise, singing sea shanties) wake up a hedgehog and a squirrel, who also want to see this...

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