Category Archives: Grief

Bear Island by Matthew Cordell

Bear Island by Matthew Cordell. Feiwel & Friends, 2021. 9781250317162 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  What did you like about the book?  Louise and her parents have to say good-bye to their … Continue reading

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The Salt in Our Blood by Ava Morgyn

The Salt in Our Blood by Ava Morgyn. Albert Whitman, 2021. 9780807572276 Format: ARC (3/21 pub date) Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Magic realism What did you like about the book? This is an … Continue reading

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Because of that Crow – Beverley Brenna

 Because of that Crow – Beverley Brenna; Red Deer Press; (9780889956155), 2020 Format: paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Harris Olson is ten years … Continue reading

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What If a Fish by Anika Fajardo

What If a Fish by Anika Fajardo. Simon & Schuster, 2020. 9781534449831 Format: ARC (available 8/20) Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Eddie is a sixth grader in … Continue reading

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Inkling by Kenneth Oppel, with illustrations by Sydney Smith

 Inkling by Kenneth Oppel, with illustrations by Sydney Smith. Yearling, 2020. 9781524772840 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? This ink-spot covered book is about creativity and grief. … Continue reading

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Grandpa’s Top Threes by Wendy Meddour, illustrated by Daniel Egneus

Grandpa’s Top Threes by Wendy Meddour, illustrated by Daniel Egneus. Candlewick Press, 9781536211252, 2019  Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Picture Book  What did you like about the book? This was one of … Continue reading

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Sheets by Brenna Thummler

   Sheets by Brenna Thummler, Lion Forge/Oni Press, 2018, 9781941302675 Format:  Paperback graphic novel Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a starred review) 4 Genre: contemporary/fantasy fiction What did you like about the book? Marjorie is grieving the loss of … Continue reading

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