Category Archives: Biography

What Is the Story of Willy Wonka? By Steve Korté

What Is the Story of Willy Wonka? By Steve Korté. Penguin Workshop, 2021. 9780593224205 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Paperback What did you like about the book? While the title indicates that this … Continue reading

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Who Was Juliette Gordon Low? by Dana Meachen Rau

Who Was Juliette Gordon Low? by Dana Meachen Rau. Penguin Workshop, 2021. 9781101995563 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback  Genre: Biography What did you like about the book? This in-depth biography of the … Continue reading

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Fearless: the Story of Daphne Caruana Galizia, Defender of Free Speech by Gattaldo

Fearless: the Story of Daphne Caruana Galizia, Defender of Free Speech by Gattaldo. Candlewick Press, 2021. 9781536219180 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Biography What did you like about the book? Daphne … Continue reading

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Who Is Neil deGrasse Tyson? by Pam Pollack and Meg Belviso

Who Is Neil deGrasse Tyson? by Pam Pollack and Meg Belviso. Penguin Workshop, 2021. 9780399544361 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback Genre: Biography What did you like about the book? Neil deGrasse Tyson … Continue reading

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The Great Stink: How Joseph Bazalgette Solved London’s Poop Pollution Problem by Colleen Paeff, illustrated by Nancy Carpenter

The Great Stink: How Joseph Bazalgette Solved London’s Poop Pollution Problem by Colleen Paeff, illustrated by Nancy Carpenter. Simon & Schuster, 2021. 9781534449299 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover  What did you like about … Continue reading

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Who Was A. A. Milne? by Sarah Fabiny

Who Was A. A. Milne? by Sarah Fabiny. Penguin Workshop, 2021. 9780451532428 Format: Paperback Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre: Biography What did you like about the book? This is a straight-forward biography of … Continue reading

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Dr. Fauci: How a Boy from Brooklyn Became America’s Doctor by Kate Messner, illustrated by Alexandra Bye

 Dr. Fauci: How a Boy from Brooklyn Became America’s Doctor by Kate Messner, illustrated by Alexandra Bye. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2021. 9781665902434 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover What did … Continue reading

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She Persisted: Nellie Bly by Michelle Knudsen & She Persisted: Florence Griffith Joyner by Rita Williams-Garcia

She Persisted: Nellie Bly by Michelle Knudsen, illustrated by Gillian Flint. Philomel, 2021. 9780593115756 She Persisted: Florence Griffith Joyner by Rita Williams-Garcia, illustrated by Gillian Flint. Philomel, 2021. 9780593115961 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: … Continue reading

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A Boy Named Isamu: A Story of Isamu Noguchi by James Yang

A Boy Named Isamu: A Story of Isamu Noguchi by James Yang. Viking, 2021. 9780593203446 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book?  In this … Continue reading

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Tu Youyou’s Discovery: Finding a Cure for Malaria by Songju Ma Daemicke, illustrated by Lin

Tu Youyou’s Discovery: Finding a Cure for Malaria by Songju Ma Daemicke, illustrated by Lin. Albert Whitman, 2021. 9780807581117 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Uncorrected proof Genre: Biography  What did you like about … Continue reading

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