Category Archives: Death

Rainbow Bridge by Steve Orlando & Steve Foxe, illustrated by Valentina Brancati

Rainbow Bridge by Steve Orlando & Steve Foxe, illustrated by Valentina Brancati. Seismic Press, 2021. 9781949028676 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Graphic novel Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? I really … Continue reading

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NOW You say YES – Bill Harley

  NOW You say YES – Bill Harley, Peachtree, 2021. 9781682632475 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+  Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic Fiction What did you like about the book? 15-year-old Mari lived in many, many … Continue reading

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Rainbow Bridge – written by Steve Orlando and Steve Foxe, art by Valentina Brancati

  Rainbow Bridge – written by Steve Orlando and Steve Foxe, art by Valentina Brancati; colors by Manuel Puppo, letters by Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou, logo & book design by Charles Pritchett, edited by Mike Marts; Seismic Press, an Imprint of AfterShock, … Continue reading

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14 Ways to Die – Vincent Ralph

14 Ways to Die – Vincent Ralph, Sourcebooks fire, (9781728231860), 2021 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Mystery/ Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? When Jess was seven her … Continue reading

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Old Pearl -Wendy Wahman

Old Pearl –Wendy Wahman, A Caitlyn Dlouhy Book (Atheneum Books for Young Readers), (9781534462694), 2021 Format:  Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Genre:  Picture Book What did you like about the book?   A young … Continue reading

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The Ghosts We Keep – Mason Deaver

The Ghosts We Keep – Mason Deaver, Push/Scholastic, (9781338593341), 2021 Format: Paperback ARC Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Liam’s older brother, Ethan, a high … Continue reading

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The Sky Above Us by Natalie Lund

The Sky Above Us by Natalie Lund, Philomel, 9780525518037, c2021 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? An unnamed island in the Gulf is the … Continue reading

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Speechless by Adam P. Schmitt

Speechless by Adam P. Schmitt. Candlewick Press, 9781536219012, 2021 (hardcover edition 2018) Format: Paperback, 293 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Realistic Fiction What did you like about the book?  This book takes place … Continue reading

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Carry Me Home – Janet Fox

 Carry Me Home – Janet Fox, Simon & Schuster, (9781534485082), 2021  Format: Paperback ARC Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Realistic Fiction What did you like about the book? When Lulu’s mother dies, she … Continue reading

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My Nana’s Garden by Dawn Casey, illustrated by Jessica Courtney-Tickle

      My Nana’s Garden by Dawn Casey, illustrated by Jessica Courtney-Tickle, Templar Books – An imprint of Candlewick Press, 9781536217117, 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Picture book What did you like … Continue reading

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