Category Archives: Author

Lily Leads the Way by Margi Preus,  illustrated by Matt Myers

Lily Leads the Way by Margi Preus,  illustrated by Matt Myers. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536214031 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  Lily’s a small … Continue reading

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The Homework by Ashwin Guha,  illustrated by Vaibhav Kumaresh

The Homework by Ashwin Guha,  illustrated by Vaibhav Kumaresh. Karadi Tales, 2021. 9788194407126 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Paperback picture book What did you like about the book?  Bhattu and Kittu (possibly twin … Continue reading

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Quiet! By Céline Claire,  illustrated by Magali Le Huche

Quiet! by Céline Claire,  illustrated by Magali Le Huche, translated by Mirielle Messier. Milky Way Picture Books, c2018, 2021. 9781990252044 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about … Continue reading

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Bumblebee Grumblebee by David Elliot

Bumblebee Grumblebee by David Elliot. Gecko Press, c2021, 2022. 9781776574025 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Board book What did you like about the book?  Very cute illustrations anchor this board book that has … Continue reading

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How to Bake a Universe by Alec Carvlin,  illustrated by Brian Briggs

How to Bake a Universe by Alec Carvlin,  illustrated by Brian Briggs. W.W. Norton, 2022. 9781324004233 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  This frothy … Continue reading

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Welcome to St. Hell: My Trans Teen Adventure by Lewis Hancox

Welcome to St. Hell: My Trans Teen Adventure by Lewis Hancox. Graphix, 2022. 9781338824438 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback ARC (publication date June 7, 2022), graphic novel Genre: Memoir What did you … Continue reading

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The Book of Living Secrets by Madeleine Roux

The Book of Living Secrets by Madeleine Roux. Quill Tree Books, HarperCollins, 2022. 9780062941428 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Supernatural, fantasy What did you like about the book? Dreamy Adelle adores … Continue reading

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Mommy’s Hometown by Hope Lim,  illustrated by Jamie Kim

Mommy’s Hometown by Hope Lim,  illustrated by Jamie Kim. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536213324 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  A little boy grows up … Continue reading

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Hummingbird Heart: A Memoir by Travis Dandro

Hummingbird Heart: A Memoir by Travis Dandro. Drawn & Quarterly, 2022. 9781770465626 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Paperback graphic novel Genre: Memoir What did you like about the book?  This introspective and truthful … Continue reading

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Cats Cats Cats! by Stéphane Lapuss’, illustrated by Philippe Larbier, colored by Paillat

            Cats Cats Cats! by Stephane Lapuss’, illustrated by Philippe Larbier, colored by Paillat, Magnetic Press, c2011, 2017 (France), 2022 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Format: Paperback comic/cartoon What did you like about the … Continue reading

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