Category Archives: History

She’s On the Money by Andrea Hall, illustrated by Li Zhang

She’s On the Money by Andrea Hall, illustrated by Li Zhang. Albert Whitman, 2021. 9780807573426 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Uncorrected proof What did you like about the book?   She’s On the … Continue reading

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History Smashers: The Titanic – Kate Messner, illustrated by Matt Aytch Taylor

History Smashers: The Titanic – Kate Messner, illustrated by Matt Aytch Taylor. Random House, 2021. 9780593120439  Format: paperback Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  What did you like about the book?  This comprehensive history of … Continue reading

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Napoleon vs. the Bunnies (Head-to-Head History) by J.F. Fox, illustrated by Anna Kwan

Napoleon vs. the Bunnies (Head-to-Head History) by J.F. Fox, illustrated by Anna Kwan. Kids Can Press, 9781525302022, 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Picture book – historical account What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Kate’s Light: Kate Walker at Robbins Reef Lighthouse by Elizabeth Spires, illustrated by Emily Arnold McCully

   Kate’s Light: Kate Walker at Robbins Reef Lighthouse by Elizabeth Spires, illustrated by Emily Arnold McCully, Margaret Ferguson Books/Holiday House, 9780823443482, 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Biographical picture book What did … Continue reading

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Homes: From Then to Now by Carol Lawrence, illustrated by Poppy Kang / Transportation: From Then to Now by Carol Lawrence, illustrated by Ran Zheng

Homes: From Then to Now (9780807533659) by Carol Lawrence, illustrated by Poppy Kang / Transportation: From Then to Now (9780807580592) by Carol Lawrence, illustrated by Ran Zheng. Albert Whitman, 2021 Format: ARC Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred … Continue reading

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The Pig War: How a Porcine Tragedy Taught England and America to Share by Emma Bland Smith, illustrated by Alison Jay

The Pig War: How a Porcine Tragedy Taught England and America to Share by Emma Bland Smith, illustrated by Alison Jay, Calkins Creek, 9781684371716, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Historical … Continue reading

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What is the Civil Rights Movement?  – Sherri L. Smith, illustrated by Tim Foley

 What is the Civil Rights Movement?  – Sherri L. Smith, illustrated by Tim Foley. Penguin Workshop, 2021. 9781524792305 Format: Paperback Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3  Genre: narrative history  What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Beauty Mark: A Verse Novel of Marilyn Monroe – Carole Boston Weatherford

  Beauty Mark: A Verse Novel of Marilyn Monroe – Carole Boston Weatherford; Candlewick Press; (9781536206296), 2020 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Genre: historical fiction; novel in verse What did you like … Continue reading

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Separate No More: The Long Road to Brown v. Board of Education by Lawrence Goldstone

   Separate No More: The Long Road to Brown v. Board of Education by Lawrence Goldstone, Scholastic Focus, 9781338592832, 2021 Format: ARC Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book? Lawrence … Continue reading

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Finding A Way Home: Mildred And Richard Loving And the Fight for Marriage Equality – Larry Dane Brimner

 Finding A Way Home: Mildred And Richard Loving And the Fight for Marriage Equality – Larry Dane Brimner, Barbara Grzeslo (jacket illustrations), Calkins Creek  Books, 9781629797519, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 … Continue reading

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