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When Langston Dances by Kaija Langley, illustrated by Keith Mallett

When Langston Dances by Kaija Langley, illustrated by Keith Mallett. Simon & Schuster, 2021. 9781534485198 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book?  “Langston liked … Continue reading

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Zion Unmatched by Zion Clark and James S. Hirsch

Zion Unmatched by Zion Clark and James S. Hirsch. Candlewick Press, 2021. 9781536224184 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Autobiography What did you like about the book?  This visually striking autobiographical picture … Continue reading

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What Are Santa’s Elves Made of? by Becky Davies, illustrated by Louise Anglicas

What Are Santa’s Elves Made of? by Becky Davies, illustrated by Louise Anglicas. Little Tiger Press, 2021, 9781680106985 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Board book Genre:  Humor What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time There Was and Will Be So Much More by Joanna Schaible

Once Upon a Time There Was and Will Be So Much More by Joanna Schaible. Candlewick Studio, c2020, 2021. 9781536222135 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like … Continue reading

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Hickory, Dickory Dock (Sing Along with Me!) by Yu-hsuan Huang

Hickory, Dickory Dock (Sing Along with Me!) by Yu-hsuan Huang. Nosy Crow, c2019, 2021. 9781536220148 Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format:  Board book Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book?  The … Continue reading

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In My Neighborhood by Oscar Loubriel, illustrated by Rogerio Coehlo

In My Neighborhood by Oscar Loubriel, illustrated by Rogerio Coehlo. Tilbury House, 2021.  9780884487012 Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format:  Hardcover Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book?   In this vivid, … Continue reading

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A Tree for Mr. Fish by Peter Stein

A Tree for Mr. Fish by Peter Stein. Imprint, Macmillan, 2021. 9781250758712 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book?  A grumpy fish lives in … Continue reading

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All Our Hidden Gifts by Caroline O’Donoghue

All Our Hidden Gifts by Caroline O’Donoghue. Walker Books, Candlewick, 2021. 9781536213942 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book?  In this supernatural tale set in … Continue reading

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Bebé Antirracista by Ibram X. Kendi,  illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky, translated by Omayra Ortiz

Bebé Antirracista by Ibram X. Kendi,  illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky, translated by Omayra Ortiz. Penguin Random House, c2020, 2021. 9780593407806 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Board book Genre: Picture book What did you … Continue reading

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Annie Lumsden, the Girl from the Sea by David Almond, illustrated by Beatrice Alemagna

Annie Lumsden, the Girl from the Sea by David Almond, illustrated by Beatrice Alemagna. Candlewick Press, 2021. 9781536216745 Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format:  Hardcover Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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