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The Princess in Black and the Science Fair Scare – Shannon Hale and Dean Hale, illustrated by LeUyen Pham

 The Princess in Black and the Science Fair Scare – Shannon Hale and Dean Hale, illustrated by LeUyen Pham, Candlewick Press, (9780763688271), 2018 Format:  Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review)  4 Genre:  Humorous stories What did … Continue reading

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The Similars by Rebecca Hanover

            The Similars by Rebecca Hanover, Sourcebooks Fire, January 2019. 9781492665106. Format: Paperback ARC Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  YA Science Fiction & Mystery What did you like about the … Continue reading

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The Dollar Kids by Jennifer Richard Jacobson

   The Dollar Kids by Jennifer Richard Jacobson, Candlewick Press, 9780763694746, 2018 Format: Hardcover Rating:  (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Realistic Fiction What did you like about the book? After the unexpected death of his friend Abe, … Continue reading

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How to Draw A Unicorn and Other Cute Animals with simple shapes in 5 steps – Lulu Mayo

     How to Draw A Unicorn and Other Cute Animals with simple shapes in 5 steps – Lulu Mayo, Andrews McMeel, (9781449494872), 2018 Format: Softcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  What did you … Continue reading

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Property of the Rebel Librarian – Allison Varnes

       Property of the Rebel Librarian – Allison Varnes, Random House Books for Young Readers (9781524771478), 2018 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre: realistic fiction What did you like about the book? June is a bookworm. … Continue reading

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We Regret to Inform You – Ariel Kaplan

 We Regret to Inform You – Ariel Kaplan, Knopf Books for Young Readers (9781524773700), 2018 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Genre: realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Mischa Abramavicius is an overachiever on scholarship at … Continue reading

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No Fixed Address – Susin Nielsen

   No Fixed Address – Susin Nielsen, Wendy Lamb Books (9781524768348), 2018 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Felix is almost thirteen, loves a game show called Who, What, … Continue reading

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