Category Archives: Biography

Ode to an Onion: Pablo Neruda and his Muse – story by Alexandria Giardino, pictures by Felicita Sala

 Ode to an Onion: Pablo Neruda and his Muse – story by Alexandria Giardino, pictures by Felicita Sala, Cameron Kids, 2018, 9781944903343 Format:  Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review): 5 Genre:  Picture Book Biography What … Continue reading

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The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers – Maxwell King

  The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers – Maxwell King, Abrams Press, (9781419727726), 2018 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book?  This in-depth biography … Continue reading

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The Bluest of Blues: Anna Atkins and the First Book of Photographs – Fiona Robinson

    The Bluest of Blues: Anna Atkins and the First Book of Photographs – Fiona Robinson, Abrams Books for Young Readers, 9781419725517, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like … Continue reading

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Have You Heard About Lady Bird? Poems About Our First Ladies – Marilyn Singer, illustrated by Nancy Carpenter

  Have You Heard About Lady Bird? Poems About Our First Ladies – Marilyn Singer, illustrated by Nancy Carpenter, Disney Hyperion, 9781484726600, 2018 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)  5 What did you like about … Continue reading

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The Lady is a Spy: Virginia Hall, World War II Hero of the French Resistance, by Don Mitchell

  The Lady is a Spy: Virginia Hall, World War II Hero of the French Resistance, by Don Mitchell, Scholastic, 9780545936125, 2019 Format: Hardcover, 288 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 What did you … Continue reading

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Grandpa and the Library: How Charles White Learned to Paint by C. Ian White

  Grandpa and the Library: How Charles White Learned to Paint by C. Ian White. Museum of Modern Art, 9781633450653, 2018 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Non-fiction What did you like … Continue reading

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Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote by Kirsten Gillibrand, illustrated by Maira Kalman

  Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote by Kirsten Gillibrand, illustrated by Maira Kalman, Alfred A. Knopf, 9780525579014, 2018 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like … Continue reading

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