Author Archives: kyurenka

Hooray For Women! – Marcia Williams

     Hooray For Women! – Marcia Williams, Candlewick Press, 9781536201116, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book? This book is simply brimming with all kinds … Continue reading

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My Grandma and Me – Mina Javaherbin, illustrated by Lindsey Yankey

      My Grandma and Me – Mina Javaherbin, illustrated by Lindsey Yankey, Candlewick Press, 9780763694944, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Picture book What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Rise! From Cage Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou – Bethany Hegedus, illustrated by Tonya Engel

 Rise! From Cage Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou – Bethany Hegedus, illustrated by Tonya Engel, forward by Colin Johnson, Lee & Low Books Inc., 9781620145876, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred … Continue reading

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Each Tiny Spark – Pablo Cartaya

 Each Tiny Spark – Pablo Cartaya, Kokila; (9780451479723), 2019 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Emilia Torres is Cuban American and has ADHD. Her mind wanders and she relies … Continue reading

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Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?  Big Questions from Tiny Mortals about Death –  Caitlin Doughty, illustrations by Dianne Ruz

 Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?  Big Questions from Tiny Mortals about Death –  Caitlin Doughty, illustrations by Dianne Ruz, W.W.Norton & Company, (9780393652703), 2019 Format:  Advance Reading Copy Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 … Continue reading

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Return to the Isle of the Lost: A Descendants Graphic Novel – Melissa de la Cruz, adapted by Robert Venditti, art by Krzysztof Chalik

   Return to the Isle of the Lost: A Descendants Graphic Novel – Melissa de la Cruz, adapted by Robert Venditti, art by Krzysztof Chalik, Disney, (9781368040983), 2019 Format:  Hardcover Graphic Novel Genre:  Fantasy Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or … Continue reading

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Emily and Emerald/Cassie and Charm – by Kelly McKain, illustrated by Mandy Stanley

  Emily and Emerald (9781680104431) /Cassie and Charm (9781680104424)(Pony Camp Diaries) by Kelly McKain, illustrated by Mandy Stanley, Tiger Tales,  c2007 (Great Britain) / 2019 (USA)   Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 3.5 Genre:  Realistic fiction … Continue reading

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