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The Knight Who Might – Lou Treleaven, illustrations by Kyle Beckett

 The Knight Who Might – Lou Treleaven, illustrations by Kyle Beckett, Maverick Publishing, 9781848866447, 2020  Format: PDF Review Copy (Hardcover available October 6, 2020) Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Picture Book  What did … Continue reading

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Peppa Pig Story Treasury – Candlewick Entertainment

 Peppa Pig Story Treasury – Candlewick Entertainment, 9781536213386, 2020  Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Fiction What did you like about the book? This collection of previously published stories, based on the TV … Continue reading

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Why?: A Sciencey, Rhymey Guide to Rainbows – Billy Dunne, illustrations by Rhys Jefferys

 Why?: A Sciencey, Rhymey Guide to Rainbows – Billy Dunne, illustrations by Rhys Jefferys, Maverick Publishing, 9781848866485, 2020  Format: PDF Review Copy (Hardcover available October 6, 2020) Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  What did … Continue reading

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In the Woods by David Elliott,  illustrated by Rob Dunlavey

 In the Woods by David Elliott,  illustrated by Rob Dunlavey, Candlewick, 9780763697839, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Oversized hardcover Genre: Poetry What did you like about the book?  Publishers and poets sure like … Continue reading

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The Queen’s Assassin by Melissa de la Cruz

     The Queen’s Assassin by Melissa de la Cruz, G.P. Putnam’s Sons (an imprint of Penguin Random House), 9780525515913, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy/romance/adventure What did you like about … Continue reading

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Nature All Around: Plants – written by Pamela Hickman, illustrated by Carolyn Gavin

  Nature All Around: Plants – written by Pamela Hickman, illustrated by Carolyn Gavin. Kids Can Press, 9781771388191, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book? What better … Continue reading

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The MOOsic Makers – Heather Pindar, illustrations by Barbara Bakos

   The MOOsic Makers – Heather Pindar, illustrations by Barbara Bakos, Maverick Publishing, 9781848866492, 2020  Format: PDF Review Copy (Hardcover available September, 2020) Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Picture Book  What did you … Continue reading

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My Green Day: 10 Green Things I Can Do Today by Melanie Walsh

 My Green Day: 10 Green Things I Can Do Today by Melanie Walsh, Candlewick Press, 9781536211313, 2020. Format: Paperback Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: Picture book  What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Stolen Justice: The Struggle for African American Voting Rights – Lawrence Goldstone

Stolen Justice: The Struggle for African American Voting Rights – Lawrence Goldstone, Scholastic Focus, 9781338323481, 2020 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book?: As you read through the … Continue reading

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The Seed of Compassion: Lessons from the Life and Teachings of His Holiness the Dalai Lama by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, illustrations by Bao Luu

  The Seed of Compassion: Lessons from the Life and Teachings of His Holiness the Dalai Lama by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, illustrations by Bao Luu. Kokila, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 9780525555148, c2020. Format: Hardcover   Rating:  … Continue reading

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