Category Archives: Death

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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Bruised by Tanya Boteju

  Bruised by Tanya Boteju, Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, 9781534455023, 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Realistic Fiction What did you like about the book? Daya’s parents were killed … Continue reading

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Bear Island by Matthew Cordell

Bear Island by Matthew Cordell. Feiwel & Friends, 2021. 9781250317162 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  What did you like about the book?  Louise and her parents have to say good-bye to their … Continue reading

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What’s the Matter, Marlo? – Andrew Arnold

  What’s the Matter, Marlo? – Andrew Arnold, Roaring Book Press, 9781250223234, 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Picture Book  What did you like about the book? Spoiler Alert! I was … Continue reading

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Only Love Can Break Your Heart – Katherine Webber

 Only Love Can Break Your Heart – Katherine Webber, Scholastic, (9781338578775), 2020  Format: Paperback ARC Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Reiko’s sister has been … Continue reading

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Goob and His Grandpa – by Sean Covey, illustrated by Stacy Curtis

   Goob and His Grandpa (Ready-to-Read, The 7 Habits of Happy Kids series) by Sean Covey, illustrated by Stacy Curtis, Simon Spotlight, 9781534444645, 2020, original 2013 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did … Continue reading

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all eyes on her – L.E. Flynn

 all eyes on her – L.E. Flynn, Imprint, (9781250158178), 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 2.5 or 3- Genre: (Un)Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? From the very beginning of … Continue reading

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The Boy and the Gorilla by Jackie Azúa Kramer, illustrated by Cindy Derby

The Boy and the Gorilla by Jackie Azúa Kramer, illustrated by Cindy Derby. Candlewick Press, 2020. 9780763698324. Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  Genre: Picture book  What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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I’ll Be the Water: A Story of a Grandparent’s Love by Alec Aspinwall, illustrated by Nicole Wong

I’ll Be the Water: A Story of a Grandparent’s Love  by Alec Aspinwall, illustrated by Nicole Wong. Tilbury House Publishers,  9780884487760, 2020 Format:  Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)  4 What did you like about … Continue reading

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