Category Archives: Biography

Cezanne’s Parrot – written by Amy Guglielmo, illustrated by Brett Helquist

    Cezanne’s Parrot – written by Amy Guglielmo, illustrated by Brett Helquist, G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 9780525515081, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Biography What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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NoiseMakers: 25 Women Who Raised Their Voices & Changed the World – A Graphic Collection from kazoo and Erin Bried

  NoiseMakers: 25 Women Who Raised Their Voices & Changed the World – A Graphic Collection from kazoo and Erin Bried, Alfred A. Knopf, (978052558017), 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5  Genre: … Continue reading

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Fred’s Big Feelings: The Life and Legacy of Mister Rogers – Laura Renauld, illustrated by Brigette Barrager

 Fred’s Big Feelings: The Life and Legacy of Mister Rogers – Laura Renauld, illustrated by Brigette Barrager, Atheneum Books for Young readers, (9781534441224), 2020 Format:  Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like … Continue reading

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Ruth Objects: The Life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Doreen Rappaport, illustrated by Eric Velasquez

Ruth Objects: The Life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Doreen Rappaport, illustrated by Eric Velasquez. Disney Hyperion, 2020. 9781484747179 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about the book? The arresting cover … Continue reading

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The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read by Rita Lorraine Hubbard, illustrated by Oge Mora

The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read by Rita Lorraine Hubbard, illustrated by Oge Mora, Schwartz & Wade Books (an imprint of Random House), 9781524768287, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover … Continue reading

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By and By: Charles Albert Tindley, the Father of Gospel Music by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Bryan Collier

  By and By: Charles Albert Tindley, the Father of Gospel Music by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Bryan Collier, Atheneum, 9781534426368, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre: Biography What … Continue reading

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The Fierce 44: Black Americans Who Shook Up the World by the Staff of The Undefeated, illustrated by Robert Ball

 The Fierce 44: Black Americans Who Shook Up the World by the Staff of The Undefeated, illustrated by Robert Ball, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 9781328940629, 2019  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  Format: Hardcover Genre: Collective biography … Continue reading

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