Category Archives: Folklore

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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A Wave of Stars / La ola de estrellas – Dolores Brown, illustrations by Sonja Wimmer

    A Wave of Stars – Dolores Brown, illustrations by Sonja Wimmer, NubeOcho Publishing, 9788417673413, 2020          La ola de estrellas – Dolores Brown, illustrations by Sonja Wimmer, NubeOcho Publishing, 9788417673406, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 … Continue reading

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The Very Short, Entirely True History of Mermaids –  by Sarah Laskow, illustrated by Reimana Yee

   The Very Short, Entirely True History of Mermaids – by Sarah Laskow, illustrated by Reimana Yee, Penguin Workshop, 9781524792756, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book? Laskow’s … Continue reading

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Rónán and the Mermaid : A Tale of Old Ireland – Marianne McShane, illustrated by Jordi Solano

 Rónán and the Mermaid : A Tale of Old Ireland – Marianne McShane, illustrated by Jordi Solano.  Candlewick Press, 2020. 9781536200225 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: folklore What did you like about the book?  Out … Continue reading

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Sootypaws: A Cinderella Story – Maggie Rudy

Sootypaws: A Cinderella Story – Maggie Rudy, Henry Holt and Company Little Simon, 9781250186041, 2020 Format:  Hardcover, Picture Book Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)  5  Genre:  Folklore  What did you like about the book?   A … Continue reading

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Empress of All Seasons – Emiko Jean

  Empress of All Seasons – Emiko Jean, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, (9780358108269), c2018, 2019 Format: Paperback Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book?  Mari has trained all her … Continue reading

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