Category Archives: Biography

Hooray For Women! – Marcia Williams

     Hooray For Women! – Marcia Williams, Candlewick Press, 9781536201116, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book? This book is simply brimming with all kinds … Continue reading

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Rise! From Cage Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou – Bethany Hegedus, illustrated by Tonya Engel

 Rise! From Cage Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou – Bethany Hegedus, illustrated by Tonya Engel, forward by Colin Johnson, Lee & Low Books Inc., 9781620145876, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred … Continue reading

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Troublemaker for Justice: The Story of Bayard Rustin, the Man Behind the March on Washington by Jacqueline Houtman, Walter Naegle, Michael G. Long

   Troublemaker for Justice: The Story of Bayard Rustin, the Man Behind the March on Washington by Jacqueline Houtman, Walter Naegle, Michael G. Long, City Lights Books, 9780872867659, 2019 Format: ARC Rating:  (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  … Continue reading

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Her Own Two Feet: A Rwandan Girl’s Brave Fight to Walk – by Meredith Davis and Rebeka Uwitonze

 Her Own Two Feet: A Rwandan Girl’s Brave Fight to Walk – by Meredith Davis and Rebeka Uwitonze, Scholastic Focus, 9781338356373, 2019 Format: Paperback Advance Reader’s Edition Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Biography … Continue reading

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Mary Blair’s Unique Flair: The Girl Who Became One of the Disney Legends – by Amy Hovesky, illustrated by Brittaney Lee

 Mary Blair’s Unique Flair: The Girl Who Became One of the Disney Legends – by Amy Hovesky, illustrated by Brittaney Lee, Disney Press, 9781484757208, 2019  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Picture book What did … Continue reading

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Monument Maker: Daniel Chester French and the Lincoln Memorial – Linda Booth Sweeney, illustrated by Shawn Fields

  Monument Maker: Daniel Chester French and the Lincoln Memorial – Linda Booth Sweeney, illustrated by Shawn Fields; Tilbury House Publishers; (9780884486435), 2019 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about the book? Daniel Chester French designed … Continue reading

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Hawking – by Jim Ottaviani, illustrated by Leland Myrick

   Hawking – by Jim Ottaviani, illustrated by Leland Myrick, First Second, 9781626720251, 2019  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Graphic novel, biography What did you like about the book?  Feels like quality! … Continue reading

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