Category Archives: Grief

Four for the Road by K. J. Reilly

            Four for the Road by K. J. Reilly, Atheneum, 2022. 9781665902281 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5++ Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic Fiction What did you like about the book? Asher Hunting’s mother was killed … Continue reading

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Gracie Brings Back Bubbe’s Smile by Jane Sutton, illustrated by Debbie Rahmalia

Gracie Brings Back Bubbe’s Smile by Jane Sutton, illustrated by Debbie Rahmalia. Albert Whitman & Company, 2022.  9780807510230 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review):  4 Format: Uncorrected proof (publication date 9/1/22) picture book What did you … Continue reading

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Message Not Found by Dante Medema

Message Not Found by Dante Medema. Quill Tree Books, Harper Collins, 2022. 9780062954435 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic Fiction, Science Fiction, Mystery What did you like about the book? Bailey … Continue reading

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Gideon Green in Black and White

Gideon Green in Black and White by Katie Henry. Katherine Tegen, 2022. 9780062955739 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Mystery/realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  We first meet Gideon … Continue reading

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Cress Watercress by Gregory Maguire, illustrated by David Litchfield

Cress Watercress by Gregory Maguire, illustrated by David Litchfield. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536211009 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Animal fantasy What did you like about the book? The young rabbit Cressida … Continue reading

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Good-bye, Bear by Jane Chapman

            Good-bye, Bear by Jane Chapman, tiger tales, 2022. 9781680102475 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? Absolutely beautiful, full-page illustrations relate the story of … Continue reading

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Rest Easy by Warona Jolomba

Rest Easy by Warona Jolomba. Wattpad Books, 2021. 9781989365953 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Paperback Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? The story offers representation of several marginalized populations. … Continue reading

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Pax Journey Home by Sara Pennypacker, illustrated by Jon Klassen

Pax Journey Home by Sara Pennypacker, illustrated by Jon Klassen. Balzer + Bray, 2021. 9780062930347  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Realistic What did you like about the book? This tale begins … Continue reading

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AfterMath by Emily Barth Isler

AfterMath by Emily Barth Isler. Carolrhoda Books, 2021. 9781541599116 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Lucy and her parents have moved to a new … Continue reading

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