Apr 10, 2015

DeeJay Reviews: GIANNA THE GREAT by @bvillareal...ENTER THE $25 G.C. GIVEAWAY!


Gianna the Great
by Becky Villareal

Genre: Children's Lit
Publication Date: March 31, 2015
Format: eBook
Source: Received from author and I Am a Reader, Not a Writer in exchange for an honest review.



Gianna just wants to know about her ancestors, but she has to join an after school history club (yuck!) to do it. Now, she’s about to embark on a journey that will change everything she thinks she knows about her family.


Cute, super short and sweet. I really liked how snarky and cute Gianna was. Inquisitive children can sometimes be a pain, but with Gianna it was super cute. I enjoyed the fact that this was centered around a Hispanic mother and daughter, which is a step out of the norm. There was even a slight air of mystery surrounding Gianna's heritage which leaves me curios. This mini children's series is headed in a very interesting direction and I would like to continue to see where it takes me!


 Copy of GIANNA THE GREAT - author bio pic
As a missionary’s kid Becky grew up all over the state of Texas learning that each person is special in the Lord’s eyes. As a twenty year veteran teacher she learned how to bring out those gifts in children. As a ten year genealogist she learned how wonderful finding out about the family background can be especially when the knowledge is shared with others.



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