Author Archives: Stephanie Tournas

When the Storm Comes by Linda Ashman, illustrated by Yaeeun Yoo

When the Storm Comes by Linda Ashman, illustrated by Yaeeun Yoo. Nancy Paulsen Books, 9780399546099, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book?  In this colorful picture … Continue reading

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It’s a Moose by Meg Rosoff, illustrated by David Ercolini

It’s a Moose by Meg Rosoff, illustrated by David Ercolini. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 9780399166648, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book?  This is the story of … Continue reading

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Nori by Rumi Hara

Nori by Rumi Hara. Drawn & Quarterly, 2020. 9781770463974 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Realistic What did you like about the book? First published as a series of minicomics, this book features short vignettes … Continue reading

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Kate the Chemist: The Big Book of Experiments by Dr. Kate Biberdorf

Kate the Chemist: The Big Book of Experiments by Dr. Kate Biberdorf. Philomel, 2020. 9780593116166 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about the book? Over two dozen science experiments to do at … Continue reading

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Private Lessons by Cynthia Salaysay

Private Lessons by Cynthia Salaysay. Candlewick, 2020. 9781536209600 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Realistic fiction/#MeToo What did you like about the book? Seventeen year old Claire has led a life defined by two things: … Continue reading

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Haunted: Field of Screams by Joel A. Sutherland

Haunted: Field of Screams by Joel A. Sutherland. Sourcebooks, 9781728225944, 2019 Format: Hardcover, 192 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre:  Horror Fiction What did you like about the book? This simple tale begins with Darius and Ryan, … Continue reading

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Tornado Brain by Cat Patrick

Tornado Brain by Cat Patrick. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 9781984815316, 2020 Format: Hardcover, 286 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Realistic Fiction/ Mystery What did you like about the book? Life for thirteen year old Frankie can be … Continue reading

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