Category Archives: Immigration

Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna by Alda P. Dobbs

Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna by Alda P. Dobbs. Sourcebooks, 2021. 9781728234656 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book? Petra and her small family, her … Continue reading

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Light For All by Margarita Engle, illustrated by Raúl Colón

Light For All by Margarita Engle, illustrated by Raúl Colón. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2021. 9781534457270 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the … 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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My Words Flew Away Like Birds by Debora Pearson, illustrated by Shrija Jain

My Words Flew Away Like Birds by Debora Pearson, illustrated by Shrija Jain. Kids Can Press, 2021. 9781525303180 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  A young … Continue reading

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My Two Border Towns by David Bowles, illustrated by Erika Mez

My Two Border Towns by David Bowles, illustrated by Erika Meza. Kokila/Penguin Random House, 2021. 9780593111048  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book? My Two Border … Continue reading

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Living Beyond Borders: Growing Up Mexican in America edited by Margarita Longoria

Living Beyond Borders: Growing Up Mexican in America edited by Margarita Longoria. Philomel Books, Penguin Random House, 2021. 9780593204979 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Short stories What did you like about … Continue reading

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Starting Over in Sunset Park – written by José Pelaez and Lynn McGee, illustrated by Bianca Diaz

Starting Over in Sunset Park by José Pelaez and Lynn McGee, illustrated by Bianca Diaz. Tilbury House Publishers, 2021. 9780884488446 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Picture book What did you like … Continue reading

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We are a Garden: A Story of How Diversity Took Root in America by Lisa Westberg Peters, illustrated by Victoria Tentler-Krylov

We are a Garden: A Story of How Diversity Took Root in America by Lisa Westberg Peters, illustrated by Victoria Tentler-Krylov. Schwartz & Wade Books, 2021. 9780593123133 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What … Continue reading

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Watercress  – Andrea Wang, pictures by Jason Chin

Watercress  – Andrea Wang, pictures by Jason Chin. Neal Porter Books, 2021. 9780823446247 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  Genre:  autobiographical What did you like about the book?  As her family drives down … 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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