Category Archives: Historical fiction

Long Road to the Circus by Betsy Bird, illustrated by David Small

Long Road to the Circus by Betsy Bird, illustrated by David Small. Alfred A. Knopf, 2021. 9780593303931 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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The Swallows’ Flight by Hilary McKay

The Swallows’ Flight by Hilary McKay. Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2021. 9781665900911 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book? This compelling World War II … Continue reading

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We Are Wolves by Katrina Nannestad, with art by Martina Heiduczek

            We Are Wolves by Katrina Nannestad, with art by Martina Heiduczek, A Caitlyn Dlouhy Book, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2022. 9781665904223 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Paperback ARC (published 2/2022) Genre: … Continue reading

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The Welcome Chair by Rosemary Wells, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney

The Welcome Chair by Rosemary Wells, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. A Paula Wiseman Book, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2021. 9781534429772 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre: Historical … Continue reading

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Einstein: The Fantastic Journey of a Mouse Through Space and Time by Torben Kuhlman

Einstein: The Fantastic Journey of a Mouse Through Space and Time by Torben Kuhlman. NorthSouth Books, 2021. 9780735844445 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy/science fiction, historical fiction What did you like … Continue reading

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between shades of gray: The Graphic Novel by Ruta Septys, adapted by Andrew Donkin, Art by Dave Kopka, color by Brann Livesay

            between shades of gray: The Graphic Novel by Ruta Septys, adapted by Andrew Donkin, Art by Dave Kopka, color by Brann Livesay, Philomel, 2021. 9780593404850  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Softcover graphic … Continue reading

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Boots (League of Secret Heroes, Book Three) by Kate Hannigan

Boots (League of Secret Heroes, Book Three) by Kate Hannigan, illustrated by Patrick Spaziante. Aladdin, 2021. 9781534439177 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Historical fantasy What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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The List of Unspeakable Fears by J. Kasper Kramer

The List of Unspeakable Fears by J. Kasper Kramer. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2021. 9781534480742 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Historical fiction and mystery What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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The Robber Girl by Franny Billingsley

The Robber Girl by Franny Billingsley. Candlewick Press, 2021. 9780763669560  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Mystery What did you like about the book? The main character, Robber Girl, has no name. … Continue reading

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All These Bodies by Kendare Blake

All These Bodies by Kendare Blake. Quill Tree, HarperCollins, 2021. 9780062977168 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Mystery/horror What did you like about the book?  It’s the summer of 1958 and someone … Continue reading

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