Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4
What did you like about the book: A new Clifford tale for the older grades in a graphic novel format adapted from the ‘Clifford Movie’. Emily Elizabeth begins a new school in Harlem, NY and is having a hard time fitting in with the girls since she is on a scholarship. Her divorced mom leaves for a business trip and she is left with her Uncle Casey on her birthday. While the two are walking through Central Park they come upon Bridwell’s Animal Rescue where Emily meets a lost tiny red puppy.
Anything you didn’t like about it? No
To whom would you recommend this book? This is a fun fictional story for Clifford lovers that are now in grades 2-5. I look forward to seeing the whole version.
Who should buy this book? elementary schools and public libraries
Where would you shelve it ? Graphic Novel fiction
Should we (librarians/readers) put this on the top of our “to read” piles? no
Reviewer’s Name, Library (or school), City and State: Julie Durmis, JC Solmonese Elementary School, Norton, MA
Date of review: August 21, 2020