Category Archives: Friendship

A Trip to the Country for Marvin & James by Elise Broach, illustrated by Kelly Murphy

       A Trip to the Country for Marvin & James (The Masterpiece Adventures #5) by Elise Broach, illustrated by Kelly Murphy, Christy Ottaviano Books, 9781250186096, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) … Continue reading

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Gigantosaurus: The Last Dragonfly – written by Jonny Duddle

 Gigantosaurus: The Last Dragonfly – written by Jonny Duddle, based on the TV series Gigantosaurus, Candlewick Entertainment, 9781536214000, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)  3 What did you like about the book:  Another … Continue reading

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Madame Badobedah by Sophie Dahl, illustrated by Lauren O’Hara

Madame Badobedah by 9781536210224, illustrated by Lauren O’Hara. Walker Books, 2020. 9781536210224 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Picture book fantasy What did you like about the book? A precocious little girl named Mabel … Continue reading

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When You Were Everything by Ashley Woodfolk

When You Were Everything by Ashley Woodfolk. Delacorte Press, 9781524715915, 2019  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  Brilliant, prickly Cleo and shy, musical … Continue reading

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Becca’s Big Decision  by JAM Media

 Becca’s Big Decision  by JAM Media – based on the TV series Becca’s Bunch, Candlewick Entertainment, 9780763692476, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)  3 What did you like about the book:  A sweet, … Continue reading

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Elmore and Pinky – Holly Hobbie

  Elmore and Pinky – Holly Hobbie.  Random House, 2020. 9781524770815 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre:   picture book What did you like about the book?  Elmore the porcupine lives happily among many friendly neighbors – … Continue reading

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Sorry (Really Sorry) by Joanna Cotler, illustrated by Harry Bliss

Sorry (Really Sorry) by Joanna Cotler, illustrated by Harry Bliss. Philomel, 2020. 9781984812476 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Animals/feelings What did you like about the book? Making a riff on the meme/hashtag “Sorry, not … Continue reading

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