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Review of Girl Running: Bobbi Gibb and the Boston Marathon

Girl Running: Bobbi Gibb and the Boston Marathon by Annette Bay Pimentel; illus. by Micha Archer Primary    Paulsen/Penguin    32 pp.    g 2/18    978-1-101-99668-3    $17.99 “Bobbi Gibb must wear a skirt to school because she is a girl. She is not allowed to run on the school’s track team. Because those are the rules — and […]

Review of Rescue & Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship

Rescue & Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship by Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes; illus. by Scott Magoon Primary    Candlewick    32 pp.    g 4/18    978-0-7636-9604-7    $16.99 Rescue is disappointed to learn that he will not become a Seeing Eye dog. “That was hard for Rescue to hear. Helping people who can’t see was the family business.” […]