Category Archives: Early Chapter book

The Guaradian Test by Christina Soontornvat, illustrated by Kevin Hong

The Guardian Test (Legends of Lotus Isle #1) by Christina Soontornvat, illustrated by Kevin Hong. Scholastic Press, 2023. 9781338759150 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: ARC (publication date 2/7/2023) Genre: Fantasy What did you … Continue reading

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Nina Soni: Snow Spy by Kashmira Sheth, illustrated by Jenn Kocsmiersky

Nina Soni: Snow Spy by Kashmira Sheth, illustrated by Jenn Kocsmiersky. Peachtree Publishing, 2022. 9781682634981 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? A big … Continue reading

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Snack Cabinet Sabotage (The Hunger Heroes 2) by Jarrett Lerner

Snack Cabinet Sabotage (The Hunger Heroes 2) by Jarrett Lerner. Aladdin, 2022. 9781534480353  Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover comic/graphic novel What did you like about the book? The Hunger Heroes are a … Continue reading

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Too Small Tola and the Three Fine Girls by Atinuke, illustrated by Onyinye Iwu

Too Small Tola and the Three Fine Girls by Atinuke, illustrated by Onyinye Iwu. Candlewick Press, c2021, 2022. 9781536225174  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Realistic fiction, adventure What did you like … Continue reading

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I Did It! by Michael Emberly

I Did It! by Michael Emberley. Holiday House, 2022. 9780823446513 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover early reader What did you like about the book? An indistinct but cute critter learns the value … Continue reading

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Rica Baptista: Llamas, Iguanas, and My Vert Best Friend by Janet Costa Bates, illustrated by Gladys Jose

Rica Baptista: Llamas, Iguanas, and My Very Best Friend by Janet Costa Bates, illustrated by Gladys Jose. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536216301 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you … Continue reading

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Zara’s Rules for Finding Hidden Treasure by Hena Khan, illustrated by Wastana Haikal

Zara’s Rules for Finding Hidden Treasure by Hena Khan, illustrated by Wastana Haikal. Salaam Reads, 2022. 9781534497627 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover chapter book Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about … Continue reading

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Clarice Bean, Think Like an Elf by Lauren Child

Clarice Bean, Think Like an Elf by Lauren Child. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536223651 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  It’s almost Christmas, and … Continue reading

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Marco Polo Brave Explorer by Cynthia Lord, illustrated by Stephanie Graegin

Marco Polo Brave Explorer (Book Buddies) by Cynthia Lord, illustrated by Stephanie Graegin. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536228229  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? Marco … Continue reading

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Haven: A Small Cat’s Big Adventure by Megan Wagner Lloyd

Haven: A Small Cat’s Big Adventure by Megan Wagner Lloyd. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536216578 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Animal fiction What did you like about the book? Haven is a … Continue reading

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