Category Archives: History

Standing in the Need of Prayer: A Modern Retelling of the Classic Spiritual by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Frank Morrison

Standing in the Need of Prayer: A Modern Retelling of the Classic Spiritual by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Frank Morrison, Crown Books for Young Readers, 2022. 9780593306345  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: … Continue reading

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Courage Like Kate: The True Story of a Girl Lighthouse Keeper by Anna Crowley Redding, illustrated by Emily Sutton

Courage Like Kate: The True Story of a Girl Lighthouse Keeper by Anna Crowley Redding, illustrated by Emily Sutton, Random House Studio, 2022. 9780593373408 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book … Continue reading

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Devotion: An Epic Story of Heroism and Friendship by Adam Makos

Devotion: An Epic Story of Heroism and Friendship by Adam Makos. Delacorte Press, 2022. 9780593481455 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book?  This young adult version of … Continue reading

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Time Capsule by Lauren Reddniss

Time Capsule by Lauren Reddniss. Make Me A World, Random House, 2022. 9780593425930 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  In this dreamy, contemplative picture … Continue reading

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The Stonewall Riots by Archie Bongiovanni & A. Andrews

The Stonewall Riots: Making a Stand for LGBTQ Rights (History Comics) by Archie Bongiovanni & A. Andrews. First Second, 2022. 9781250618351 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 2 Format: Paperback graphic novel What did you like … Continue reading

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Justice Is…A Guide for Young Truth Seekers by Preet Bharara,  illustrated by Sue Cornelison

Justice Is…A Guide for Young Truth Seekers by Preet Bharara,  illustrated by Sue Cornelison. Crown Books, 2021. 9780593176665 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Seeking Freedom: The Untold Story of Fortress Monroe and the Ending of Slavery in America by Selene Castrovilla, illustrated by E. B. Lewis

            Seeking Freedom: The Untold Story of Fortress Monroe and the Ending of Slavery in America by Selene Castrovilla, illustrated by E. B. Lewis, Calkins Creek, 2022. 9781635925821 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Caveman, a Queen and Everything in Between by Mike Barfield and Jess Bradley

A Day in the Life of a Caveman, a Queen and Everything in Between: History As You’ve Never Seen It Before by Mike Barfield and Jess Bradley. Buster Books, 2021. 9781780557137 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) … Continue reading

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Teddy Roosevelt Was a Moose? by Dan Gutman, illustrated by Allison Steinfeld

Teddy Roosevelt Was a Moose? by Dan Gutman, illustrated by Allison Steinfeld. Norton Young Readers, 2022. 9781324015642 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: biography What did you like about the book? Siblings … Continue reading

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Carrimebac: The Town that Walked by David Barclay Moore, illustrated by John Holyfield

Carrimebac: The Town that Walked by David Barclay Moore, illustrated by John Holyfield. Candlewick, 2022. 9781536213690 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre: Folktale What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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