Category Archives: Book Review

Finding Grace – Daphne Greer

Finding Grace – Daphne Greer, Nimbus Publishing, (9781771086912), 2018 Format: Paperback, 146 pages Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Historical realistic mystery  What did you like about the book? Though this story begins in … Continue reading

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Carl and the Meaning of Life – Deborah Freedman

   Carl and the Meaning of Life – Deborah Freedman, Viking, (9780451474988), 2019 Format:  Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Picture Book What did you like about the book?  Carl is an earthworm and … Continue reading

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Sky Without Stars – by Jessica Brody & Joanne Rendell

  Sky Without Stars – by Jessica Brody & Joanne Rendell, map illustrations by Francesca Baerald. Simon Pulse (Simon & Schuster), March 2019.  9781534410633 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Science Fiction  What did … Continue reading

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Hicotea: A Nightlights Story – written and illustrated by Lorena Alvarez

 Hicotea: A Nightlights Story – written and illustrated by Lorena Alvarez, Nobrow Ltd., 9781910620342, 2019 Format: Hardcover, 64 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Fantasy (Graphic Novel format) What did you like about the book?  Alvarez unveils a … Continue reading

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Raj and the Best Day Ever – written and illustrated by Sebastien Braun

       Raj and the Best Day Ever – written and illustrated by Sebastien Braun, Templar Books, an imprint of Candlewick Press, 9781536205701, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 What did you like about the book?  Raj and his … Continue reading

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Ernestine’s Milky Way by Kerry Madden-Lunsford, illustrated by Emily Sutton

 Ernestine’s Milky Way by Kerry Madden-Lunsford, illustrated by Emily Sutton, schwartz and wade, (9781524714840), 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Historical fiction picture book What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Hey, Water! by Antoinette Portis

Hey, Water! by Antoinette Portis. Holiday House, 9780823441556, 2019 Format: Hardcover picture book Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book?  Hey, Water! is a great example of how nonfiction content … Continue reading

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