Category Archives: Activism

Continuum by Chella Man, illustrations by Ashley Lukashevsky

Continuum by Chella Man, illustrations by Ashley Lukashevsky. Penguin Workshop, Penguin Random House, 2021. 9780593223482 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback Genre:  Memoir What did you like about the book? Continuum by Chella … Continue reading

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100 Ways to Make the World a Better Place by Karen Ng and Kristen Liepmann. Illustrated by Mona Karaivanova

100 Ways to Make the World a Better Place: An Activity Book to Inspire Change. Karen Ng and Kristen Liepmann. Illustrated by Mona Karaivanova. Kids Can Press, 2021. 9781525308390 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 3.5 Format: … Continue reading

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We Can Be Heroes – Kyrie McCauley

We Can Be Heroes – Kyrie McCauley, Katherine Tegen Books/ Harper Collins, 2021. 9780062885050 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Contemporary realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Cassie, Vivian … Continue reading

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Amara and the Bats by Emma Reynolds

Amara and the Bats by Emma Reynolds. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2021. 9781534469013 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? Ever since a bat … Continue reading

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When We Say Black Lives Matter by Maxine Beneba Clarke

When We Say Black Lives Matter by Maxine Beneba Clarke. Candlewick Press, 2021. 9781536222388 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book? This powerful, simply worded story … Continue reading

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 When the World Turned Upside Down by K. Ibura

 When the World Turned Upside Down by K. Ibura. Scholastic, 2021. 9781338746266 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: ARC (1/22 release) Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Four kids living in … Continue reading

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Climate Action: The Future is in our Hands by Georgina Stevens; Illustrated by Katie Rewse

Climate Action: The Future is in our Hands by Georgina Stevens; Illustrated by Katie Rewse. 360 Degrees, 2021. 9781944530365 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover large format What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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A Voice for the Everglades: Marjory Stoneman Douglas by Vicky Conrad, illustrated by Ibon Adarne

A Voice for the Everglades: Marjory Stoneman Douglas by Vicky Conrad, illustrated by Ibon Adarne and Rachel Yew. Albert Whitman, 2021. 9780807584965 Format: Uncorrected proof Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: Biography What did … Continue reading

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The Kaepernick Effect: Taking a Knee, Changing the World – by Dave Zirin

The Kaepernick Effect: Taking a Knee, Changing the World, by Dave Zirin. The New Press, 2021. 9781620976753 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: ARC What did you like about the book?  In this book, … Continue reading

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Welcome Home, Whales by Christina Booth

Welcome Home, Whales by Christina Booth. Blue Dot Kids, 2021. 9781733121286 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? A young boy hears the call of … Continue reading

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