Category Archives: Folklore

A Comb of Wishes by Lisa Stringfellow

A Comb of Wishes by Lisa Stringfellow. Quill Tree Books, 2022. 9780063043435 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Paperback ARC (published February 8th, 2022) Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? This … Continue reading

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The Dreamweavers by G. Z. Schmidt

The Dreamweavers by G. Z. Schmidt. Holiday House, 2021. 9780823444236 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? Chinese folklore and the mystery of dreams combine in … Continue reading

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Moon Pops by Heena Baek

            Moon Pops by Heena Baek, Owlkids, 2021. 9781771474290 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book? It’s a sweltering hot night and no one … Continue reading

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Blancaflor, The Hero with Secret Powers: A Folktale from Latin America / Blancaflor, La heroína con poderes secretos: Un cuento de Latinoamérica by Nadja Spiegelman, illustrated by García Sánchez

Blancaflor, The Hero with Secret Powers: A Folktale from Latin America (9781943145553) / Blancaflor, La heroína con poderes secretos: Un cuento de Latinoamérica (9781943145577) by Nadja Spiegelman, illustrated by García Sánchez. Introduction by F. Isabel Campoy. Spanish translation by María … Continue reading

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Looking for a Jumbie by Tracey Baptiste,  illustrated by Amber Ren

Looking for a Jumbie by Tracey Baptiste,  illustrated by Amber Ren. Balzer + Bray, 2021. 9780062970817 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book?  Naya … Continue reading

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The Way Back by Gavriel Savit

The Way Back by Gavriel Savit. Alfred A. Knopf, 2020. 9781984894625 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Fantasy/horror/folklore What did you like about the book? Two children from the tiny village of Tupik … Continue reading

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Tono Monogatari by Shigeru Mizuki

Tono Monogatari by Shigeru Mizuki. Translated by Zack Davisson. Drawn & Quarterly, 2021. 9781770464360 Format: Paperback graphic novel Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Fantasy/folklore What did you like about the book? The folkloric tales … Continue reading

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A Wolf for a Spell – written by Karah Sutton

  A Wolf for a Spell – written by Karah Sutton, Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, 9780593121658, 2020 Format: eBook (ARC) Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book? Sutton combines Russian folklore … Continue reading

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The Daughters of Ys by M.T. Anderson, illustrated by Jo Rioux

 The Daughters of Ys by M.T. Anderson, illustrated by Jo Rioux, First Second, 9781626728783, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Graphic novel Genre: Folklore/ Legend What did you like about the book?  This … Continue reading

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What Is the Story of Dracula? – written by Michael Burgan, illustrated by David Malan

 What Is the Story of Dracula? – written by Michael Burgan, illustrated by David Malan, Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 9781524788469, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: n/a – Nonfiction What did … Continue reading

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