Category Archives: Immigration

American as Paneer Pie – Supriya Kelkar

 American as Paneer Pie – Supriya Kelkar. Aladdin, 2020. 9781534439382 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: realistic fiction  What did you like about the book?  11-year-old Lekha Divekar has always thought of … Continue reading

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In Search of Safety: Voices of Refugees – Written and photographed by Susan Kuklin

 In Search of Safety: Voices of Refugees – Written and photographed by Susan Kuklin, Published by Candlewick Press, 9780763679606, 2020 Format: Hardcover, 246 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Nonfiction What did you like about the book? Susan … Continue reading

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The Suitcase – written and illustrated by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros

 The Suitcase – written and illustrated by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 9780358329602, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+ Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book?  Can you create a compelling, entertaining and … Continue reading

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Flying Over Water – Shannon Hitchcok and N.H. Senzai

 Flying Over Water – Shannon Hitchcok and N.H. Senzai, Scholastic Press, 2020. 9781338617665 Format: Uncorrected proof Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: Realistic Fiction  What did you like about the book? 12-year-old Noura Alwan … Continue reading

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Illegal – Francisco X. Stork

 Illegal – Francisco X. Stork, Scholastic,     (9781338310559), 2020 Format: Paperback ARC Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5  Genre: Realistic fiction  What did you like about the book? The story begins where Disappeared left off. … Continue reading

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The Day Saida Arrived – Susana Gomez Redondo, illustrated by Sonja Wimmer

    The Day Saida Arrived – Susana Gomez Redondo, illustrated by Sonja Wimmer, Blue Dot Kids Press, 9781733121255, 2020 Format: Hardcover  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Inspirational What did you like about … Continue reading

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Land of the Cranes by Aida Salazar

Land of the Cranes by Aida Salazar. Scholastic, 2020. 9781338343809 Format: ARC (9/20 pub date) Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? This novel in verse is a stunning … Continue reading

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Three Keys by Kelly Yang

Three Keys by Kelly Yang. Scholastic Press, 2020. 9781338591385.  Format: Uncorrected Proof Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  Genre: Realistic/Historical Fiction  What did you like about the book? Mia Tang – aspiring writer, talented community organizer, … Continue reading

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Danbi Leads the School Parade – Anna Kim

  Danbi Leads the School Parade – Anna Kim.  Viking, 2020. 9780451478894 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)  4 Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book?  Danbi is so excited to start … Continue reading

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My Favorite Memories – Sepideh Sarihi, illustrated by Julie Völk

  My Favorite Memories – Sepideh Sarihi, illustrated by Julie Völk; translated by Elisabeth Lauffer.  Blue Dot Kids Press, 2020. 9781733121248 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre:  Picture book What did you like about … Continue reading

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