Category Archives: Peachtree Publishers

Review: We’ve Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children’s March by Cynthia Levinson

Hardcover: 176 pages Publisher: Peachtree Publishers (February 1, 2012) ISBN-10: 1561456276 Source: Publisher Many of us have basic details about the Birmingham Children’s March in 1963 in which 4,000 students boycotted school in a march to protest segregation. Yet never before have we stepped inside the shoes of those students who stepped up to fight […]

Review: Planting the Wild Garden by Kathryn O. Galbraith

Reading level: Ages 4-8 Hardcover: 32 pages Publisher: Peachtree Publishers (April 1, 2011) ISBN-10: 9781561455638 Source: Publisher In Planting the Wild Garden, young readers learn how humans, plants, & animals all help great the lavish wild garden known as the planet Earth.    Starting with a gardener and a boy, readers follow the path of plants […]

Review & Giveaway: A Place for Fish by Melissa Stewart

Reading level: Ages 4-8 Hardcover: 32 pages Publisher: Peachtree Publishers (March 1, 2011) Source: Publisher Fish make our world a better place. But sometimes people do things that make it hard for them to live and grow. In A Place for Fish, Melissa Stewart explains to young children how certain acts of humans can affect […]

Review: Where Teddy Bears Come From by Mark Burgess

Reading level: Ages 4-8 Hardcover: 32 pages Publisher: Peachtree Publishers (August 1, 2009) ISBN-10: 1561454877 Source: Publisher There was once a little wolf who couldn’t fall asleep. Mother Wolf tried everything: a glass of milk, snuggling, even reading little wolf his favorite teddy bear story three times in a row.  Nothing worked.  The little wolf […]

Review: Santa’s Eleven Months Off by Mike Reiss

  Reading level: Ages 4-8 Hardcover: 32 pages Publisher: Peachtree Publishers (September 1, 2007) ISBN-10: 1561454214 Source: Publisher What does Santa do the other 11 months he’s not working? He goes to Hollywood, sumo wrestles in Japan, attends the Summer Reindeer Games, & is even a secret agent!  Continuing his education is also paramount, so […]

Review & Giveaway: Under the Snow by Melissa Stewart

  Reading level: Ages 4-8 Hardcover: 32 pages Publisher: Peachtree Publishers (September 1, 2009) ISBN-10: 1561454931 Source: Publisher Where do animals go in the winter?   Under the Snow by Melissa Stewart, illustrated by Constance Bergum describes the hidden world of animals during the cold wintery months.  For example, ladybugs pack themselves together to keep warm. Chipmunks […]