Author Archives: kyurenka

Sophie Someone – Haley Long

   Sophie Someone – Haley Long, Candlewick, (9780763689957), 2017 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Contemporary / Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Four-year-old Sophie is whisked away from … Continue reading

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La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya, illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal

 La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya, illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal. G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 2017. 9780399251566 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Genre:  Fairy tale What did you like about … Continue reading

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Dragonfly Song – Wendy Orr

  Dragonfly Song – Wendy Orr, Pajama Press, (9781772780376), 2017 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book? Aissa is born with two thumbs, which causes … Continue reading

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The Golden Compass: The Graphic Novel by Philip Pullman, adapted by Stéphane Melchior, art by Clément Oubrerie

    The Golden Compass: The Graphic Novel. Complete Edition. by Philip Pullman, adapted by Stéphane Melchior, art by Clément Oubrerie. Translated by Annie Eaton. Knopf, 2017. 9780553535167 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  … Continue reading

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Clem Hetherington and the Ironwood Race by Jen Breach & Douglas Holgate

  Clem Hetherington and the Ironwood Race by Jen Breach & Douglas Holgate. Scholastic, 2018. 9780545814461 Format: ARC Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Science fiction What did you like about the book? A gender- … Continue reading

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Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters by Michael Mahin, illustrated by Evan Turk

  Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters by Michael Mahin, illustrated by Evan Turk. Atheneum, 2017. 9781481443494 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 What did you like about the book? How do … Continue reading

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Snow Beast Comes to Play – Phil Gosier

     Snow Beast Comes to Play – Phil Gosier, Roaring Brook Press, (9781626725195), 2017 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Picture Book What did you like about the book?  A snow beast, … Continue reading

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