Author Archives: Stephanie Tournas

 Marshmallow & Jordan by Alina Chau

 Marshmallow & Jordan by Alina Chau. First Second, 2021. 9781250300614 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Graphic novel Genre:  Fantasy/sports What did you like about the book? Girls’ sports and friendships are the themes of … Continue reading

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At This Very Moment by Matthew Hodson

 At This Very Moment by Matthew Hodson. Cicada, 2021. 9781908714923 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? This lovely book imagines scenes around the world … Continue reading

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Shark and Bot: Sleepaway Champs by Brian Yanish

Shark and Bot: Sleepaway Champs by Brian Yanish. Stepping Stone, Random House, 2021. 9780593173381 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Graphic novel Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? Shark and Bot are … Continue reading

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The Golden Age (Book 2) by Roxanne Moreil, illustrated by Cyril Pedrosa

The Golden Age. Book 2. by Roxanne Moreil, illustrated by Cyril Pedrosa. Translated by Montana Kane. First Second, 2021. 9781250237958 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Boris the Cat: The Little Cat with Big Ideas by Erwin Moser

Boris the Cat: The Little Cat with Big Ideas by Erwin Moser. Translated by Alistair Beaton. NorthSouth, 2021. 9780735844544 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fiction/Short stories/Easy readers – I’m not really sure … Continue reading

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The Most Beautiful Story by Brynjulf Jung Tjønn, illustrated by Øyvind Torseter

The Most Beautiful Story by Brynjulf Jung Tjønn, illustrated by Øyvind Torseter. Translated from Norwegian by Kari Dickson. Enchanted Lion, 2021. 9781592703500 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 2 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Picture book What did you … Continue reading

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The Mountain by Rebecca Gugger, illustrated by Simon Röthlisberger

The Mountain by Rebecca Gugger, illustrated by Simon Röthlisberger. Translated by Marshall Yarbrough. NorthSouth, 2021. 9780735844575 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? A bear, … Continue reading

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 No One is Angry Today by Toon Tellegen, illustrated by Marc Boutavant

 No One is Angry Today by Toon Tellegen, illustrated by Marc Boutavant. Translated by David Colmer. Gecko Press, 2021. 9781776573455 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Animal fiction What did you like about … Continue reading

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Ride the Wind by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Salvatore Rubbino

Ride the Wind by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Salvatore Rubbino. Candlewick, 2021. 9781536212846 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? The windy coast of Chile … Continue reading

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 Sorry, Mrs. Cake! by Kate Milner

 Sorry, Mrs. Cake! by Kate Milner. Tiny Owl, 2021. 9781910328781 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? The setting for this book is a picnic … Continue reading

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