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What Little Girls Are Made Of by Susanna Leonard Hill, illustrated by Talitha Shipman

What Little Girls Are Made Of  by Susanna Leonard Hill, illustrated by Talitha Shipman. Sourcebooks, 2022. 9781728251424  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback picture book Genre:  Inspirational What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Philosophy Resistance Squad by Robert Grant

Philosophy Resistance Squad by Robert Grant. Little Island, 2022. 9781912417308 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 2.5 Format: Paperback Genre: Science fiction What did you like about the book: Irish writer Robert Grant has written a … Continue reading

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Cultured Donuts: Taking a Bite Out of Art History by Chloe Taylor

Cultured Donuts: Take a Bite Out of Art History by Chloe Tyler. Flowerpot Press, 2022. 9781486718719  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover picture book non-fiction What did you like about the book? Ok, bear … Continue reading

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Over My Dead Body by Sweeney Boo

Over My Dead Body by Sweeney Boo. HarperAlley, 2022. 9780063056312 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover graphic novel Genre: Fantasy, supernatural What did you like about the book?  As her final school year … Continue reading

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Over and Under the Waves by Kate Messner, illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal

Over and Under the Waves by Kate Messner, illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal. Chronicle Books, 2022. 9781797203478 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture books What did you like about the book? A … Continue reading

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A Darkening of Dragons by S.A. Patrick, illustrated by George Ermos

A Darkening of Dragons (Songs of Magic 1) by S. A. Patrick, illustrated by George Ermos. Peachtree, 2022. 9781682633762 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the … Continue reading

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The Hanmoji Handbook by Jason Li, An Xiao Mina, and Jennifer 8

The Hanmoji Handbook by Jason Li, An Xiao Mina, and Jennifer 8. Lee. MiTeen Press, 2022. 9781536219135 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book?  This sharp and … Continue reading

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Adventuregame Comics: Leviathan by Jason Shiga

Adventuregame Comics: Leviathan by Jason Shiga. Amulet Books, 2022. 9781419757792 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover graphic novel, choose-your-own-adventure What did you like about the book: Leviathan is a strange allegory delivered in … Continue reading

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