Author Archives: kyurenka

The Lifters by Dave Eggers, with illustrations by Aaron Renier

 The Lifters by Dave Eggers, with illustrations by Aaron Renier. Knopf, 2018. 9781524764166 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? A malevolent force from the … Continue reading

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Pretty Kitty – Karen Beaumont, illustrated by Stephanie Laberis

 Pretty Kitty – Karen Beaumont, illustrated by Stephanie Laberis, Godwin Books/Henry Holt & Company, (9780805092325), 2018 Format: Hardcover Picture book Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book?  On the face of it, … Continue reading

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King & Kayla: and the Secret Code/ and the Case of the Missing Dog Treats/ and the Case of the Lost Tooth – written by Dori Hillestad Butler, illustrated by Nancy Meyers

  King & Kayla: and the Case of the Secret Code/ and the Case of the Missing Dog Treats/ and the Case of the Lost Tooth – written by Dori Hillestad Butler, illustrated by Nancy Meyers, Peachtree Publishers, (9781682630167), (9781682630150), … Continue reading

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The Sandcastle That Lola Built by Megan Maynor, Illustrated by Kate Berube

  The Sandcastle That Lola Built by Megan Maynor, Illustrated by Kate Berube, Alfred A Knopf, 9781524716158, 2018 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review): 4 Genre:  Picture Book What did you like about the book?  Lola … Continue reading

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Summer Supper by Rubin Pfeffer, Pictures by Mike Austin

  Summer Supper by Rubin Pfeffer, Pictures by Mike Austin, Random House, 9781524714642, 2018 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review):  4 Genre:  Picture Book What did you like about the book?  In this book, Pfeffer … Continue reading

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Duck Gets a Job – Sonny Ross

 Duck Gets a Job – Sonny Ross, Templar Books, (9780763698966), 2018 Format:  Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre:  Picture Book What did you like about the book?  Duck decides he wants a job so … Continue reading

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Missing Mike – Shari Green

   Missing Mike – Shari Green, Pajama Press, (9781772780451), 2018 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: realistic/novel in verse What did you like about the book?  Cara and her family know they may have to leave their home … Continue reading

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