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Hidden Habitats: Water by Lily Murray, illustrated by Lara Hawthorne

Hidden Habitats: Water by Lily Murray, illustrated by Lara Hawthorne. Big Picture Press, 2021. 9781536219944 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book? This is a stylish interactive book … Continue reading

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Make, Bake & Learn to Cook by David Atherton, illustrated by Rachel Stubbs

Make, Bake & Learn to Cook: Fun & Healthy Recipes for Young Cooks by David Atherton,  illustrated by Rachel Stubbs. Candlewick Press, c2020, 2021. 9781536219364 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover What did … Continue reading

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Spells Like Teen Spirit by Kate Williams

Spells Like Teen Spirit by Kate Williams. Delacorte Press, Penguin Random House, 2021. 9780593304822 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Supernatural adventure comedy? What did you like about the book?  Even though … Continue reading

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Sato the Rabbit: A Sea of Tea by Yuki Ainoya

Sato the Rabbit: A Sea of Tea by Yuki Ainoya. Translated by Michael Blaskowsky. Enchanted Lion Books, 2022. 9781592703555 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Where Is Everybody? by Remy Charlip

Where Is Everybody? by Remy Charlip, Enchanted Lion, c1957, 2022 (June). 9781592702831  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Picture book What did you like about the book? This book, first published in 1957, … Continue reading

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Chinese Kite Festival by Rich Lo

Chinese Kite Festival by Rich Lo. Holiday House, 2021. 9780823447640 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? A series of fourteen animal kites floats elegantly … Continue reading

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Shapes and Colors by John Canty

Shapes and Colors by John Canty. Berbay Publishing, 2021. 9780645069686 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Concepts/picture book What did you like about the book? Colors so vibrant that they glisten, and easy … Continue reading

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Long Road to the Circus by Betsy Bird, illustrated by David Small

Long Road to the Circus by Betsy Bird, illustrated by David Small. Alfred A. Knopf, 2021. 9780593303931 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Motor Mouse & Valentino by Cynthia Rylant, illustrated by Arthur Howard

Motor Mouse & Valentino by Cynthia Rylant, illustrated by Arthur Howard. Beach Lane Books, 2021. 9781534492950 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book?  Three … Continue reading

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Revolution In Our Time: The Black Panther Party’s Promise to the People by Kekla Magoon

Revolution In Our Time: The Black Panther Party’s Promise to the People by Kekla Magoon. Candlewick Press, 2021. 9781536214185 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book?  In … Continue reading

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