Category Archives: Death

Iveliz Explains It All by Andrea Beatriz Arango

            Iveliz Explains It All by Andrea Beatriz Arango, illustrated by Alyssa Bermudez, Random House, 2022. 9780593563977  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Fire on Headless Mountain by Iain Lawrence

            Fire on Headless Mountain by Iain Lawrence, Margaret Ferguson Books/Holiday House, 2022. 9780823446544 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+ Format: Hardcover Genre: Thriller/Mystery What did you like about the book?  Eleven-year-old Virgil, his sister … Continue reading

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Four for the Road by K. J. Reilly

            Four for the Road by K. J. Reilly, Atheneum, 2022. 9781665902281 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5++ Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic Fiction What did you like about the book? Asher Hunting’s mother was killed … Continue reading

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Tell Me What Really Happened by Chelsea Sedoti

            Tell Me What Really Happened by Chelsea Sedoti, Sourcebooks Fire, 2022. 9781492673057  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback ARC (published 4/2023) Genre: Mystery/Realistic Fiction What did you like about the book? Five … Continue reading

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The Bird Feeder by Andrew Larsen, illustrated by Dorothy Leung

            The Bird Feeder by Andrew Larsen, illustrated by Dorothy Leung, Kids Can Press, 2022. 9781525304835 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? When Grandma … Continue reading

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My Baba’s House: A Poem of Hope by Dr. Amani Mugasa, illustrated by Eman Salem

My Baba’s House: A Poem of Hope by Dr. Amani Mugasa, illustrated by Eman Salem. The Islamic Foundation, 2022. 9780860378617 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre: Inspirational What did you like … Continue reading

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Gracie Brings Back Bubbe’s Smile by Jane Sutton, illustrated by Debbie Rahmalia

Gracie Brings Back Bubbe’s Smile by Jane Sutton, illustrated by Debbie Rahmalia. Albert Whitman & Company, 2022.  9780807510230 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review):  4 Format: Uncorrected proof (publication date 9/1/22) picture book What did you … Continue reading

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Air Miles by John Burningham and Bill Salaman, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury

Air Miles by John Burningham and Bill Salaman, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536223347 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Picture book What did you like about the book? John Burningham … Continue reading

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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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Letters to Ammi by Aftab Yusuf Shaikh, photographs by Adrija Ghosh and Soumitra Ranade

Letters to Ammi by Aftab Yusuf Shaikh, photographs by Adrija Ghosh and Soumitra Ranade, Karadi Tales, c2019, 2020, 2022. 9788193388938 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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