Category Archives: Emotional Issues

What’s  Up, Maloo? – Genevieve Godbout

 What’s  Up, Maloo? – Genevieve Godbout, Tundra, (9780735266643), 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Picture Book What did you like about the book?  Beautiful pastel and colored pencil illustrations bring to … Continue reading

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A Friend for Mole – Nancy Armo

        A Friend for Mole – Nancy Armo, Peachtree Publishers, 9781561458653, 2016 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Picture Book  What did you like about the book? I like any … Continue reading

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Sulwe by Lupita Nyong’o, illustrated by Vashti Harrison

 Sulwe by Lupita Nyong’o, illustrated by Vashti Harrison, Simon & Schuster, 9781534425361, c2019 Format : Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Picture book  What did you like about the book? This beautifully written and exquisitely illustrated picture … Continue reading

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What Kind of Girl – Alyssa Sheinmel

  What Kind of Girl – Alyssa Sheinmel, Sourcebooks, (9781492667278), 2020 Format: Paperback ARC Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  Genre: Contemporary realistic fiction  What did you like about the book? What kind of girl … Continue reading

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The Survival List  – Courtney Sheinmel

 The Survival List  – Courtney Sheinmel, Katherine Tegen Books; (9780062655004), 2019 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Genre: realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Sloane’s sister, Talley, dies from suicide … Continue reading

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How Do You Feel? – written and illustrated by Lizzy Rockwell

       How Do You Feel? – written and illustrated by Lizzy Rockwell, Holiday House, 9780823440511, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? Rockwell … Continue reading

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The Skylarks’ War – Hilary McKay

 The Skylarks’ War – Hilary McKay, Margaret K. McElderry, (9781534460041), c2018, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  Genre: Historical fiction  What did you like about the book? Clarry’s mother dies as she … Continue reading

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Little Thor Gets Mad by Victoria Watson Nguyen, illustrated by Rubin Pingk

 Little Thor Gets Mad by Victoria Watson Nguyen, illustrated by Rubin Pingk, Little Simon Books, 9781534450899, 2019 Format: board book Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about the book:  This is … Continue reading

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Just Ask: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You – by Sonia Sotomayor, illustrated by Rafael Lopez

 Just Ask: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You – by Sonia Sotomayor, illustrated by Rafael Lopez, Philomel Books, 9780525514121, 2019 Format: Hardcover picture book Rating: (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Picture book What did you like about … Continue reading

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SUPERBUNS! Kindness Is Her Superpower by Diane Kredensor

  SUPERBUNS! Kindness Is Her Superpower by Diane Kredensor, Aladdin/ Simon & Schuster, 9781481490689, 2019 Format: Hardcover  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book:  Loved it!  Can’t wait to … Continue reading

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