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When Mino Took the Bus by Simona Ciraolo

            When Mino Took the Bus by Simona Ciraolo.  Flying Eye Books, 2022. 9781838740887 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? Mino, a little chipmunk, … Continue reading

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The Wicked Ones by Robin Benway

The Wicked Ones (A Dark Ascension Novel) by Robin Benway. Disney Press, 2023. 9781368078627 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book? When sisters Drizella and … Continue reading

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Sneaky Shadows by S C Manchild, illustrated by Sam Caldwell

Sneaky Shadows by S C Manchild, illustrated by Sam Caldwell. Berbay Books, c2020, 2022. 9781922610454 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  A guessing game … Continue reading

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Snail Trail by Ziggy Hanaor, illustrated by Christos Kourtoglou

Snail Trail by Ziggy Hanaor, illustrated by Christos Kourtoglou. Cicada Books, 2023. 9781800660311 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? Not all who wander are lost, … Continue reading

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A Sliver of Moon and a Shard of Truth: Stories from India by Chitra Soundar, illustrated by Uma Krishnaswamy

A Sliver of Moon and a Shard of Truth: Stories from India by Chitra Soundar, illustrated by Uma Krishnaswamy. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536225150 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fiction/short stories What did … Continue reading

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Race Against Death: The Greatest POW Rescue of World War II by Deborah Hopkinson

Race Against Death: The Greatest POW Rescue of World War II by Deborah Hopkinson. Scholastic Focus, 2023. 9781338746167 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Paperback ARC, published April 2023 What did you like about … Continue reading

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How to Help a Friend by Karl Newson, illustrated by Clara Anganuzzi

How to Help a Friend by Karl Newson, illustrated by Clara Anganuzzi. Templar Books, an imprint of Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536226676 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about … Continue reading

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Camp Creepy by Kiersten White

Camp Creepy (Sinister Summer: Book Three) by Kiersten White. Delacorte Press, 2023. 9780593379127 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy/adventure/mystery What did you like about the book?  Have you been longing for … Continue reading

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Belittled Women by Amanda Sellet

Belittled Women by Amanda Sellet. Clarion Books, HarperCollins, 2022. 9780358567356 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  A promising premise: In New Concord, Kansas, … Continue reading

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Bunnygirl: The First Adventure by Holly Jayne

Bunnygirl: The First Adventure by Holly Jayne. Berbay Publishing, 2023. 9781922610515 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy graphic novel What did you like about the book? This picture-book sized graphic novel features … Continue reading

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