Category Archives: Classics

The Blind Colt – by Glen Rounds

The Blind Colt by Glen Rounds. Holiday House, c1941, 2020. 9780823443536 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction, animal stories What did you like about the book? This is the 80th … Continue reading

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The Secret Garden: a graphic novel  – adapted by Mariah Marsden; illustrated by Hanna Luechtefeld

The Secret Garden: a graphic novel  – adapted by Mariah Marsden; illustrated by Hanna Luechtefeld. Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2021. 9781524858155 Format: Paperback graphic novel Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  What did you like about … Continue reading

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Give A Boy A Gun by Todd Strasser

    Give A Boy A Gun by Todd Strasser, Simon and Schuster, 9781534464506, c2000, 2020 Format: First Edition Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Harry and the Guinea Pig by Nancy Lambert, illustrated by Saba Joshaghani

    Harry and the Guinea Pig by Nancy Lambert, illustrated by Saba Joshaghani, HarperCollins, 9780062747730, 2021  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book?  I … Continue reading

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Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type – by Doreen Cronin, illustrated by Betsy Lewin

   Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type – by Doreen Cronin, illustrated by Betsy Lewin, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 9781534463028, c2000, 2020  Format:  Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like … Continue reading

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Nils – written and illustrated by Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire

  Nils – written and illustrated by Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire, University of Minnesota Press, 9781517910143, originally published in 1948, this edition, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What … Continue reading

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The Great Gatsby: A Graphic Novel Adaptation by F. Scott Fitzgerald, adapted by K. Woodman-Maynard

The Great Gatsby: A Graphic Novel Adaptation by F. Scott Fitzgerald, adapted by K. Woodman-Maynard. Candlewick, 2021. 9781536213010 Format: Hardcover graphic novel Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Realistic/classic fiction What did you like about … Continue reading

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Anne of Green Gables – written by (L. M. Montgomery), Crystal Chan, illustrated by Kuma Chan

        Anne of Green Gables (Manga Classics) – written by (L. M. Montgomery), Crystal Chan, illustrated by Kuma Chan, Manga Classics, 9781947808171, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Historical Fiction (Graphic Novel) What … Continue reading

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The Gold Miner’s Daughter: A Melodramatic Fairy Tale – Jackie Mims Hopkins, pictures by Jon Goodell

    The Gold Miner’s Daughter: A Melodramatic Fairy Tale – Jackie Mims Hopkins, pictures by Jon Goodell, Peachtree, (9781561453627), 2006 Format:  Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Picture Book What did you … Continue reading

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The Three Armadillies Tuff – Jackie Mims Hopkins, illustrated by S.G. Brooks

 The Three Armadillies Tuff – Jackie Mims Hopkins, illustrated by S.G. Brooks, Peachtree, (9781561452583), 2002 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre: Picture Book What did you like about the book? This twist … Continue reading

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