Category Archives: Biography

Betty White by Deborah Hopkinson, illustrated by Margeaux Lucas

Betty White by Deborah Hopkinson, illustrated by Margeaux Lucas. Golden Books, Random House Children’s Books, 2022. 9780593647684 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre:  Biography What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Love is Loud by Sandra Neil Wallace, illustrated by Bryan Collier

Love is Loud: How Diane Nash Led the Civil Rights Movement by Sandra Neil Wallace,  illustrated by Bryan Collier. Paula Weisman, Simon & Schuster, 2023. 9781534451032 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture … Continue reading

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Cloaked in Courage by Beth Anderson, illustrated by Anne Lambelet

Cloaked in Courage: Uncovering Deborah Sampson, Patriot Soldier by Beth Anderson, illustrated by Anne Lambelet. Calkins Creek, 2022. 9781635926101 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre: Biography What did you like … Continue reading

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Santiago!: Santiago Ramon Y Cajal – Artist, Scientist, Troublemaker by Jay Hosler

            Santiago!: Santiago Ramon Y Cajal – Artist, Scientist, Troublemaker by Jay Hosler. Margaret Ferguson Books/Holiday House, 2022. 9780823450367  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+ Format: Hardcover graphic biography What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Rosalind Looked Closer by Lisa Gerin,  illustrated by Chiara Fedele

Rosalind Looked Closer: An Unsung Hero of Molecular Science by Lisa Gerin,  illustrated by Chiara Fedele. Beaming Books, 2022. 9781506470658 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre: Biography What did you … Continue reading

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The Flying Man by Mike Downs, illustrated by David Hohn

The Flying Man: Otto Lilienthal, the World’s First Pilot by Mike Downs, illustrated by David Hohn. Astra Young Readers, 2022. 9781635925500  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like … Continue reading

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Tacko Fall: To New Heights by Tacko Fall and Justin Haynes, illustrated by Reggie Brown

Tacko Fall: To New Heights by Tacko Fall and Justin Haynes, illustrated by Reggie Brown. Candlewick Entertainment, 2022. 9781536219586 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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The Snail by Emily Hughes

The Snail by Emily Hughes. Chronicle Books, 2022. 9781797204673 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre: Biography What did you like about the book?  This conceptually and visually ambitious biography explores … Continue reading

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The Girl Who Built an Ocean by Jess Keating, illustrated by Michelle Mee Nutter

The Girl Who Built an Ocean: An Artist, an Argonaut, and the True Story of the World’s First Aquarium by Jess Keating, illustrated by Michelle Mee Nutter. Alfred A. Knopf, 2022. 9780593305119 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a … Continue reading

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Anne and Her Tower of Giraffes by Karlin Gray, illustrated by Aparna Varma

Anne and Her Tower of Giraffes: The Adventurous Life of the First Giraffologist by Karlin Gray, illustrated by Aparna Varma. Kids Can Press, 2022. 9781525304958 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Biography  Format: Hardcover … Continue reading

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