Category Archives: Biography

Midnight Teacher: Lilly Ann Granderson and Her Secret School by Janet Halfmann, illustrated by London Ladd

 Midnight Teacher: Lilly Ann Granderson and Her Secret School by Janet Halfmann,  illustrated by London Ladd. Lee & Low, 2018. ISBN 9781620141632 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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When Sparks Fly: The True Story of Robert Goddard, the Father of US Rocketry by Kristen Fulton, illustrated by Diego Funck.

When Sparks Fly: The True Story of Robert Goddard, the Father of US Rocketry by Kristen Fulton, illustrated by Diego Funck. Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2018. ISBN 9781481460989 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did … Continue reading

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The Flying Girl: How Aída de Acosta Learned to Soar by Margarita Engle, illustrated by Sara Palacios

The Flying Girl: How Aída de Acosta Learned to Soar by Margarita Engle, illustrated by Sara Palacios. Atheneum, 2018. ISBN 9781481445023 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Drummer Boy of John John by Mark Greenwood, illustrations by Frané Lessac.

Drummer Boy of John John by Mark Greenwood, illustrations by Frané Lessac. Lee & Low, 2018. ISBN 9781620148068 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Picture book/biography What did you like about the book? This lovely, … Continue reading

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Pass Go and Collect $200: The Real Story of How Monopoly Was Invented, Tanya Lee Stone, illustrated by Steven Salerno

    Pass Go and Collect $200: The Real Story of How Monopoly Was Invented, Tanya Lee Stone, illustrated by Steven Salerno, Christy Ottaviano Books, (9781627791687), 2018 Format:  Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 5 … Continue reading

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Walt’s Imagination: The Life of Walt Disney by Doreen Rappaport, illlustrated by John Pomeroy

     Walt’s Imagination: The Life of Walt Disney by Doreen Rappaport, illustrated by John Pomeroy, Disney/Hyperion, 2018. 9781423184706             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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Etched in Clay: The Life of Dave, Enslaved Potter and Poet by Andrea Cheng

    Etched in Clay: The Life of Dave, Enslaved Potter and Poet by Andrea Cheng. Lee & Low, 2018.  9781620148075 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the … Continue reading

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