Category Archives: Caribbean

Our Story Starts in Africa by Patrice Lawrence, illustrated by Jeanetta Gonzales

Our Story Starts in Africa by Patrice Lawrence, illustrated by Jeanetta Gonzales. Magic Cat Publishing, an imprint of Abrams. 2022. 9781419760228 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre:  Realistic fiction What did … Continue reading

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Coming Up Cuban by Sonia Manzano

Coming Up Cuban by Sonia Manzano. Scholastic, 2022. 9781338065152 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: ARC (5/22 pub. date) Genre:  Historical fiction What did you like about the book? The chaos in the immediate aftermath … Continue reading

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Ballad and Dagger by Daniel Jose Older

Ballad and Dagger by Daniel Jose Older. Hyperion, 2022. 9781368070829 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? The island of San Madrigal, a paradise in … Continue reading

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Looking for a Jumbie by Tracey Baptiste,  illustrated by Amber Ren

Looking for a Jumbie by Tracey Baptiste,  illustrated by Amber Ren. Balzer + Bray, 2021. 9780062970817 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book?  Naya … Continue reading

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