Category Archives: Biography

What’s So Special About Dickens? – Michael Rosen, illustrated by Sarah Nayler

   What’s So Special About Dickens? – Michael Rosen, illustrated by Sarah Nayler, Candlewick Press (9780763699925), 2005, 2018 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about the book?  This is an … Continue reading

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What’s So Special About Shakespeare? – Michael Rosen, illustrated by Sarah Nayler

      What’s So Special About Shakespeare? – Michael Rosen, illustrated by Sarah Nayler, Candlewick Press (9780763699949), 2001, 2018 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about the book?  The … Continue reading

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Frenemies in the Family: Famous Brothers and Sisters Who Butted Heads and Had Each Other’s Backs  – written by Kathleen Krull, illustrated by Maple Lam

  Frenemies in the Family: Famous Brothers and Sisters Who Butted Heads and Had Each Other’s Backs  – written by Kathleen Krull, illustrated by Maple Lam, Crown Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books, (9780399551246), 2018. … Continue reading

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Rising Above: Inspiring Women in Sports by Gregory Zuckerman with Gabriel and Elijah Zuckerman

  Rising Above: Inspiring Women in Sports by Gregory Zuckerman with Gabriel and Elijah Zuckerman, Philomel Books, 9780399547478, 2018 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Collective Biography What did you like about … Continue reading

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You Should Meet Roberta Gibb by Laurie Calkhoven, Illustrated by Monique Dong

       You Should Meet Roberta Gibb (You Should Meet) by Laurie Calkhoven, Illustrated by Monique Dong. Simon Spotlight, 2018. 9781534409729 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about … Continue reading

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The Secret Kingdom: Nek Chand, a Changing India, and a Hidden World of Art by Barb Rosenstock, illustrated by Claire A. Nivola

 The Secret Kingdom: Nek Chand, a Changing India, and a Hidden World of Art by Barb Rosenstock, illustrated by Claire A. Nivola. Candlewick, 2018.  9780763674755 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did … Continue reading

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I Am Harriet Tubman – Brad Meltzer, illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos

   I Am Harriet Tubman (Ordinary People Change the World) – Brad Meltzer, illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos, Dial Books for Young Readers, (9780735228719), 2018. Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5:  (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Non-fiction, Biography … Continue reading

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