Category Archives: Africa

Room for Everyone by Naaz Khan, illustrations by Mercè López

Room for Everyone by Naaz Khan, illustrations by Mercè López. A Caitlyn Dlouhy Book, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2021. 9781534431393 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like … Continue reading

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African Icons: Ten People Who Shaped History by Tracey Baptiste,  illustrated by Hillary D. Wilson

African Icons: Ten People Who Shaped History by Tracey Baptiste,  illustrated by Hillary D. Wilson. Algonquin Young Readers, 2021. 9781616209001 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: ARC (publication date: 10/19/21) What did you like … Continue reading

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Too Small Tola by Atinuke, illustrated by Onyinye Iwu

Too Small Tola by Atinuke, illustrated by Onyinye Iwu. Candlewick, 2021. 9781536211276 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? This charming early chapter book follows … Continue reading

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Walking for Water: How One Boy Stood up for Gender Equality by Susan Hughes, illustrated by Nicole Miles

 Walking for Water: How One Boy Stood up for Gender Equality by Susan Hughes, illustrated by Nicole Miles, Kids Can Press, 9781525302497, 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Picture book What did you … Continue reading

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Walk Toward the Rising Sun: From Child Soldier to Ambassador of Peace – A Memoir by Ger Duany with Garen Thomas

   Walk Toward the Rising Sun: From Child Soldier to Ambassador of Peace – A Memoir by Ger Duany with Garen Thomas, Make Me A World, an imprint of Random House, 9781524719401, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an … Continue reading

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B is for Baby by Atinuke, illustrated by Angela Brooksbank

B is for Baby by Atinuke, illustrated by Angela Brooksbank. Candlewick Press, 9781536217940, 2021 Format: Boardbook Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: Picture book   What did you like about the book? What an adorable … Continue reading

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Hello, Elephant! by Sam Boughton

Hello, Elephant! by Sam Boughton. Templar Books, 2020. 9781536210217 Format: Board Book Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 What did you like about the book? This non fiction board is about animals who live in the African … Continue reading

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