Worlds Awaiting Book Reviews: Student Reviews Winter 2019


In addition to her duties as our amazing host at Worlds Awaiting, Rachel Wadham also teaches a Children's Literacy class on campus at BYU. This past semester she invited her students into our studio to show what they have learned in the class by reviewing some children's books. Here are some of their favorites.


The Lorax by Dr. Suess

Reviewed by Alyssa Haslam

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Hattie & Hudson by Chris Van Dusen

Reviewed by Brittany Fertig

[audio src="Brittany Fertig - Hattie & Hudson EDIT (MP3).mp3"]


The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

Reviewed by Courtney Bean

[audio src="Courtney Bean - The War That Saved My Life EDIT (MP3).mp3"]


I Am Human by Susan Verde

Reviewed by Kelli Coombs

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Wonder by R.J. Palacio

Reviewed by Madelyn Fischer

[audio src="Madelyn Fischer - Wonder EDIT (MP3).mp3"]


Thelma the Unicorn by Aaron Blabey

Reviewed by McKell Lythgoe

[audio src="McKell Lythgoe - Thelma the Unicorn EDIT (MP3).mp3"]


Gaston by Kelly DiPucchio

Reviewed by Mikayla Tate

[audio src="Mikayla Tate - Gaston EDIT (MP3).mp3"]




Mr. Miniscule and the Whale by Julian Tuwim

Reviewed by Rachael Colson

[audio src="Rachael Colson - Mr. Miniscule and the Whale EDIT (MP3).mp3"]


Elizabeth Started All the Trouble by Doreen Rappaport

Reviewed by Sarah Young

[audio src="Sarah Young - Elizabeth Started All The Trouble EDIT (MP3).mp3"]


When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead

Reviewed by Savannah Higgins

[audio src="Savannah Higgins - When You Reach Me EDIT (MP3).mp3"]


Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly

Reviewed by Stephani Blanding

[audio src="Stephani Blanding - Song for a Whale EDIT (MP3).mp3"]