Category Archives: Friendship

Honest June: The Show Must Go On by Tina Wells, illustrated by Brittany Bonds

Honest June: The Show Must Go On by Tina Wells (with Stephanie Smith),  illustrated by Brittany Bonds. Random House, 2022. 9780593379271 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction with a bit … Continue reading

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The Tryout by Christina Soontornvat, illustrated by Joanna Cacao

The Tryout by Christina Soontornvat, illustrated by Joanna Cacao. Graphix, Scholastic, 2022. 9781338741308 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: ARC (publication date 9/6/22) graphic novel  Genre: Realistic fiction/memoir What did you like about the … Continue reading

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A Friend for Ghost by Suzanne Kaufman

A Friend for Ghost by Suzanne Kaufman. Neal Porter Books, 2022. 9780823448524  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? Poor Ghost. He’s lonely and alone with no … Continue reading

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The Long Ride Home by Stephanie Graegin

The Long Ride Home by Stephanie Graegin. Random House Studio, 2022. 9780593426029 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  A young koala muses about her … Continue reading

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Zack and Ike Are Exactly Alike by Suzanne Bloom

Zack and Ike Are Exactly Alike by Suzanne Bloom. Astra Young Readers, 2022. 9781635925722 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? Zack and Ike are … Continue reading

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Freestyle by Gale Galligan

Freestyle by Gale Galligan. Scholastic, 2022. 9781338045802 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: paperback ARC (publication date 10/18/22) graphic novel What did you like about the book?  Cory Tan’s dance crew 8-Bitz has one … Continue reading

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Ways to Make Friends by Jairo Buitrago, illustrated by Mariana Ruiz Johnson

Ways to Make Friends by Jairo Buitrago, illustrated by Mariana Ruiz Johnson. Translated by Elisa Amado. Greystone Kids, 2022. 9781771649759  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre:  Fantasy What did you like … Continue reading

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A Perfect Wonderful Day with Friends by Philip Waechter

A Perfect Wonderful Day with Friends by Philip Waechter. Translated by Melody Shaw. Gecko Press, 2022. 9781776574667 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre:  Animal fiction What did you like about the … Continue reading

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The Secret Forest Friends by Kyoko Hara, illustrated by Kazue Takahashi

The Secret Forest Friends by Kyoko Hara, illustrated by Kazue Takahashi. Museyon, c2019, 2022. 9781940842646 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? Mayu is going … Continue reading

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Scout Is Not a Band Kid by Jade Armstrong

Scout Is Not a Band Kid by Jade Armstrong. RH Graphic, 2022. 9780593176238 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review): 4 Format: Hardcover graphic novel Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Scout is … Continue reading

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