Category Archives: Biography

Always Smile: Carley Allison’s Secrets for Laughing, Loving and Living – Alice Kuipers

      Always Smile: Carley Allison’s Secrets for Laughing, Loving and Living – Alice Kuipers, Kids Can Press; (9781525300400), 2019 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: biography What did you like about the book? Carley Allison was … Continue reading

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The CRAYON MAN: The True Story of the Invention of Crayola Crayons – Natascha Biebow, illustrated by Steven Salerno

 The CRAYON MAN: The True Story of the Invention of Crayola Crayons – Natascha Biebow, illustrated by Steven Salerno, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 9781328866844, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+ What did you … Continue reading

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Shout – Laurie Halse Anderson

  Shout – Laurie Halse Anderson, Viking, (9780670012107), 2019 Format:  Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book?  This is a powerful memoir in free verse in which a survivor … Continue reading

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Voices: The Final Hours of Joan of Arc, by David Elliott. Map Art by Cara Llewelyn; Book Design by Sharismar Rodriguez

  Voices: The Final Hours of Joan of Arc, by David Elliott. Map Art by Cara Llewelyn; Book Design by Sharismar Rodriguez. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, March 2019. 9781328987594. Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred … Continue reading

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Fatty Legs: A True Story by Christy Jordan-Fenton and Margaret Pokiak-Fenton, illustrated by Liz Amini-Holmes

Fatty Legs: A True Story by Christy Jordan-Fenton and Margaret Pokiak-Fenton, illustrated by Liz Amini-Holmes. Annick Press, 2015. ISBN 9781554512461 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book? This is a first … Continue reading

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 Smile: How Young Charlie Chaplin Taught the World to Laugh (and Cry) by Gary Golio, illustrated by Ed Young

 Smile: How Young Charlie Chaplin Taught the World to Laugh (and Cry) by Gary Golio, illustrated by Ed Young. Candlewick, 2019. ISBN 9780763697617 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about the book? Poetic … Continue reading

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Just Like Rube Goldberg: The Incredible True Story of the Man Behind the Machines by Sarah Aronson, illustrated by Robert Neubecker

  Just Like Rube Goldberg: The Incredible True Story of the Man Behind the Machines by Sarah Aronson, illustrated by Robert Neubecker, Simon & Schuster, 9781481476683, 2019 Format: Hardcover picture book Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) … Continue reading

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