Category Archives: Biography

Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13 by Helaine Becker, illustrated by Dow Phumiruk

 Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13 by Helaine Becker, illustrated by Dow Phumiruk. Holt, 2018. ISBN 9781250137524 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book? This is a … Continue reading

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House of Dreams: The Life of L.M. Montgomery by Liz Rosenberg, illustrated by Julie Morstad

  House of Dreams: The Life of L.M. Montgomery by Liz Rosenberg, illustrated by Julie Morstad, Candlewick Press, 2018 ISBN: 978-0-7636-6057-4 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a starred review) 5 Genre: biography What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln’s Dueling Words by Donna Janell Bowman, illustrated by S. D. Schindler

      Abraham Lincoln’s Dueling Words by Donna Janell Bowman, illustrated by S. D. Schindler. Peachtree, 2018. ISBN 9781561458523 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Sisters & Champions: The True Story of Venus and Serena Williams by Howard Bryant, illustrated by Floyd Cooper

      Sisters & Champions: The True Story of Venus and Serena Williams by Howard Bryant, illustrated by Floyd Cooper. Philomel, 2018.  9780399169069 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like … Continue reading

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When Paul Met Artie: The Story of Simon & Garfunkel by G. Neri, illustrated by David Litchfield

  When Paul Met Artie: The Story of Simon & Garfunkel by G. Neri, illustrated by David Litchfield. Candlewick, 2018. 9780763681746 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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The Amazing Collection of Joey Cornell by Candace Fleming, illustrated by Gérard Dubois

     The Amazing Collection of Joey Cornell by Candace Fleming, illustrated by Gérard Dubois. Schwartz & Wade, 2018. 9780399552380  Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 What did you like about the book? This … Continue reading

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Confucius: Great Teacher of China by Demi

    Confucius: Great Teacher of China by Demi. Shen’s Books/ Lee & Low, 2018. 9781620141939 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book? Demi brings us another stellar biography of … Continue reading

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