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Children’s Book
Date Published: November 19, 2019
Publisher: Jan-Carol Publishing, Inc.
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When Sophie’s family moves from New York City to West Virginia, she not only has to leave her friends and the city and library she loves so much, but she has to figure out what will happen when she discovers that there is no library in her new town. But when she discovers something called a bookmobile and other new treasures, all is right with the world.

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About the Author
Kathleen M. Jacobs is the author of the critically-acclaimed YA-novel, Honeysuckle Holiday and Betsy Blossom Brown. Her other works include Marble Town, a book for the MG-reader. Her first children’s book, Please Close It! has enjoyed numerous awards, and her chapbooks The Puppeteer of Objects: A Lyrical Poem and Collected Curiosities: Poems, Essays & Opinions offer insights into human behavior and understanding. She is a former teacher of English and Creative Writing, and holds a M. A. in Humanistic Studies. She was the 2017 New River Gorge Writer-in-Residence. You can reach her through her website at www.kathleenmjacobs.com and through Instagram @kathleenm.jacobs.
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My Review
4 Stars

Sophie’s parents have decided it is time to move from New York City to Victor, West Virginia. Sophie decides that this will be a great move until her mother tells her that there is no library in Victor. Of course the little book lover is broken hearted and very unsure about this move. But her mother has a surprise that will make everything better.

This was a great, short story for mid grade readers. Sophie is such a strong person for her age and does a fantastic job adjusting to a new world and adventure. Although I think about a nine year old on her own at a Starbucks in New York a bit odd her parents must really trust her and the area.

I do wish there was a little bit more about the bookmobile. We have this big build up but then just a short chapter. I think there could have been a little more information for those that have never been around a bookmobile or how it works.

Over all I really liked the story and I would recommend it for kids and adults alike,

I received a complimentary copy of this book. I voluntarily chose to read and post an honest review.

RABT Book Tours & PR
I would like to thank RABT Book Tours and PR for the opportunity to read and share this book.

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