Category Archives: Grief

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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The Longest Storm by Dan Yaccarino

The Longest Storm by Dan Yaccarino. Minedition, 2021. 9781662650475 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book? “A storm came to our town.  It was … Continue reading

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The Little One by Kiyo Tanaka

The Little One by Kiyo Tanaka,  translated by David Boyd. Enchanted Lion Books, c2018, 2021. 9781592703586 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  What a … Continue reading

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Carry Me Home by Janet Fox

Carry Me Home by Janet Fox. Simon & Schuster, 2021. 9781534485082 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  Twelve-year-old Lulu, her daddy, and her … Continue reading

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