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Priscilla Gorilla – Barbara Bottner, Illustrated by Michael Emberley

          Priscilla Gorilla – Barbara Bottner, Illustrated by Michael Emberley, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 9781481458979, 2017 Format: Hardcover, Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Children’s Picture Book What did you … Continue reading

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The Upside of Unrequited – Becky Albertalli

 The Upside of Unrequited – Becky Albertalli, Balzer & Bray/Harperteen, 9780062348708, 2017 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Realistic Fiction What did you like about the book? Molly and her sister, Cassie, are pretty inseparable … Continue reading

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Porridge the Tartan Cat and the Brawsome Bagpipes – Alan Dapre, illustrated by Yuliya Somina

 Porridge the Tartan Cat and the Brawsome Bagpipes – Alan Dapre, illustrated by Yuliya Somina, Young Kelpies, (9781782503552), 2017 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre: animal/family fiction What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Blooming at the Texas Sunrise Motel – by Kimberly Willis Holt

            Blooming at the Texas Sunrise Motel – by Kimberly Willis Holt, Henry Holt and Company, (9781627793247), 2017. Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5:  (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Realistic Fiction What … Continue reading

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The Giant Jumperee – Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury

     The Giant Jumperee – Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, Dial Books for Young Readers, (9780735227972), 2017 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Picture Book What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Who Was Princess Diana? – Ellen Labrecque, illustrated by Jerry House

Who Was Princess Diana? – Ellen Labrecque, illustrated by Jerry House, Grosset & Dunlap,  (9780448488554), 2017 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review)  4 What did you like about the book?  This new title in the … Continue reading

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Dinosaur Bob and His Adventures with the Family Lazardo – William Joyce

 Dinosaur Bob and His Adventures with the Family Lazardo – William Joyce, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, (9781481489478), c1988, 2017 Format: Hardcover Picture Book Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the … Continue reading

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