Category Archives: Ancient History

How the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World Were Built by Ludmila Henkova, illustrated by Tomas Svoboda

How the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World Were Built by Ludmila Henkova, illustrated by Tomas Svoboda. Albatros, 2021. 9788000061344 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book? … 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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Run, Little Chaski! An Inka Trail Adventure by Mariana Llanos, illustrated by Mariana Ruiz Johnson

Run, Little Chaski! An Inka Trail Adventure by Mariana Llanos, illustrated by Mariana Ruiz Johnson. Barefoot Books, 2021. 9781646861651 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Paperback Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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What Is the Story of the Mummy? by Sheila Keenan,  illustrated by Carlos Basabe

What Is the Story of the Mummy? by Sheila Keenan,  illustrated by Carlos Basabe. Penguin Workshop, 2021. 9781524788483 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Paperback What did you like about the book?  Another entry … Continue reading

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I Am Smoke by Henry Herz, illustrated by Mercè López

I Am Smoke by Henry Herz, illustrated by Mercè López. Tilbury House, 2021. 9780884487883 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book?  In this free-verse, nonfiction picture book, … Continue reading

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Athena: Goddess of Wisdom and War – Imogen and Isabel Greenberg

Athena: Goddess of Wisdom and War – Imogen and Isabel Greenberg, Amulet Books, an imprint of Abrams, (9781419748592), 2021 Format: Hardcover graphic novel Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+ Genre: Mythology What did you like … Continue reading

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Julius Zebra: Grapple with the Greeks! by Gary Northfield

Julius Zebra: Grapple with the Greeks! by Gary Northfield. Candlewick, 2021. 9781536215144 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Fantasy/historical What did you like about the book? Book “IV” in the series about a … Continue reading

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Amber & Clay by Laura Amy Schlitz, illustrated by Julia Iredale

Amber & Clay by Laura Amy Schlitz, illustrated by Julia Iredale. Candlewick Press, (9781536201222), 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Historical fiction; novel in verse What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Where Is Chichen Itza? – Paula K.Manzanero, Dede Putra

 Where Is Chichen Itza? – Paula K.Manzanero, Dede Putra, Penguin Random House LLC, 9780593093443, 2020 Format: Hardcover  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review): 4  What did you like about the book?: Growing up I was deeply … Continue reading

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Escape This Book! Tombs of Egypt by Bill Doyle, illustrated by Sarah Sax

Escape This Book! Tombs of Egypt by Bill Doyle, illustrated by Sarah Sax. Random House, 9780525644224, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Historical Fiction What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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