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I Am!: A Book of Reminders by Juana Medina

I Am!: A Book of Reminders by Juana Medina. Versify, 2022. 9780358621256  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Inspirational What did you like about the book? This is a book of affirmations … Continue reading

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Hope is an Arrow: The Story of Lebanese American Poet Kahlil Gibran by Cory McCarthy,  illustrated by Ekua Holmes

Hope is an Arrow: The Story of Lebanese American Poet Kahlil Gibran by Cory McCarthy,  illustrated by Ekua Holmes. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536200324 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre: Biography … Continue reading

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Nature is an Artist by Jennifer Lavallee, illustrated by Natalia Colombo

Nature is an Artist by Jennifer Lavallee, illustrated by Natalia Colombo. Greystone Kids, 2022. 9781771646499  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? This is a … Continue reading

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The Youngest Sister by Suniyay Moreno and Mariana Chiesa

The Youngest Sister by Suniyay Moreno and Mariana Chiesa. Translated by Elisa Amado. Greystone Kids, 2022. 9781771648752  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 1 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Adventure What did you like about the book?: In … Continue reading

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Hide and Geek by T.P. Jagger

Hide and Geek by T.P. Jagger. Random House, 2022. 9780593377932 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Mystery What did you like about the book? Elmwood, New Hampshire is a town facing an … Continue reading

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Be the Change: Rob Greenfield’s Call to Kids : Making a Difference in a Messed-up World by Rob Greenfield and Antonia Banyard

Be the Change: Rob Greenfield’s Call to Kids : Making a Difference in a Messed-up World by Rob Greenfield and Antonia Banyard. Greystone Kids, 2022. 9781771645911 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover What … Continue reading

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Lupe Lopez: Rock Star Rules! By e.E. Charlton-Trujillo and Pat Zietlow Willer,  illustrated by Joe Cepeda

Lupe Lopez: Rock Star Rules! By e.E. Charlton-Trujillo and Pat Zietlow Willer,  illustrated by Joe Cepeda. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536209549 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about … Continue reading

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Ride On by Faith Erin Hicks

Ride On by Faith Erin Hicks. First Second, 2022. 9781250772824 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback graphic novel What did you like about the book?  Norrie, Sam, and Quinn, three horse-crazed teens, spend … Continue reading

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Ultimate Book of the Future by Stephanie Warren Drummer.

Ultimate Book of the Future: Incredible, Ingenious, and Totally Real Tech That Will Change Life as You Know It by Stephanie Warren Drummer. National Geographic Kids, 2022. 9781426371622 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: … Continue reading

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