Category Archives: Coming of Age

Hummingbird Heart: A Memoir by Travis Dandro

Hummingbird Heart: A Memoir by Travis Dandro. Drawn & Quarterly, 2022. 9781770465626 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Paperback graphic novel Genre: Memoir What did you like about the book?  This introspective and truthful … Continue reading

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Acorn Was a Little Wild by Jen Arena, illustrated by Jessica Gibson

Acorn Was a Little Wild by Jen Arena, illustrated by Jessica Gibson. Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2022.  9781534483156 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review): 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like … Continue reading

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Miss Quinces by Kat Fajardo

Miss Quinces by Kat Fajardo. Scholastic, 2022. 9781338535587  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: ARC (4/22 pub date) Genre:  Realistic fiction/graphic novel What did you like about the book? Sue is bummed to miss out … Continue reading

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This Is How We Fly – Anna Meriano

  This Is How We Fly – Anna Meriano, Philomel Books, (9780593116876), 2020     Format:  Hardcover Genre: Coming of Age/ Realistic Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about the book? This coming of … Continue reading

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Séance Tea Party by Reimena Yee

Séance Tea Party by Reimena Yee. RH Graphic, 2020. 9781984894151 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Fantasy/ghosts What did you like about the book? Twelve year old Lora Xi does not want to … Continue reading

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Nineteen by Ancco

Nineteen by Ancco. Drawn & Quarterly, 2020. 9781770464100 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? This black and white graphic novel is a collection of … Continue reading

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This Boy by Lauren Myracle

 This Boy by Lauren Myracle – Walker Books, 9781536206050, 2020 Format: First Edition Hardcover Rating: (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 2 Genre: Realistic fiction  What did you like about the book? This Boy is a book that focuses … Continue reading

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Darius the Great Deserves Better by Adib Khorram

  Darius the Great Deserves Better by Adib Khorram, Dial Books (an imprint of Penguin Random House), 9780593108239, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Forget Me Nat by Maria Scrivan

Forget Me Nat (Nat Enough, #2) by Maria Scrivan. Graphix, 2020. 9781338538250 Format: ARC (9/20 pub date) Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Middle schooler Nat feels good about … Continue reading

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Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera

Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera. Dial, 2019. 9780593108178 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Juliet, 19 yrs old and in college, plans to come out … Continue reading

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