Category Archives: Language

Himawari House by Harmony Becker

Himawari House by Harmony Becker, First Second, 2021. 9781250235572 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+ Format: Paperback graphic novel Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Nao was born in Japan to … Continue reading

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The Lost Language by Claudia Mills

The Lost Language by Claudia Mills. Margaret Ferguson Books, 2021. 9780823450381 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Realistic; Novel in verse What did you like about the book? Betsy (Bumble) and Lizard … 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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Birds / Ocean Animals: Words of the World by Motomitsu Maehara

Birds (9781735000565) / Ocean Animals (9781735000558): Words of the World by Motomitsu Maehara. Blue Dot Kids, 2021 Format: Board Book Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review):  4 What did you like about the book?  These are … Continue reading

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Sounds All Around: A Guide to Onomatopoeias Around the World – written and illustrated by Dr. James Chapman

       Sounds All Around: A Guide to Onomatopoeias Around the World – written and illustrated by Dr. James Chapman, Andrews McMeel Publishing, 9781524850760, 2020 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 What did you … Continue reading

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Eek! A Noisy Journey from A to Z – by Julie Larios, illustrated by Julie Paschkis

    Eek! A Noisy Journey from A to Z – by Julie Larios, illustrated by Julie Paschkis, Peachtree, 9781682631690, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Alphabet book What did you like about … Continue reading

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I’ll Believe You When … : Unbelievable Idioms from Around the World by Susan Schubert, illustrated by Raquel Bonita

I’ll Believe You When … : Unbelievable Idioms from Around the World by Susan Schubert, illustrated by Raquel Bonita. Latana Publishing Ltd., 9781911373490, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Nonfiction What … Continue reading

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20 First Words in 20 Languages by Odd Dot

20 First Words in 20 Languages by Odd Dot. Odd Dot, 2020. 9781250230645 Format: Board Book Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Board books – multilingual What did you like about the book?  Colorful high resolution … Continue reading

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Alphamaniacs: Builders of the 26 Wonders of the World – by Paul Fleischman, illustrated by Melissa Sweet

      Alphamaniacs: Builders of the 26 Wonders of the World – by Paul Fleischman, illustrated by Melissa Sweet, Candlewick, 9780763690663, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover What did you like about … Continue reading

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Maisy Explores: A First Words Book – Lucy Cousins

    Maisy Explores: A First Words Book – Lucy Cousins, Walker Books Ltd. London/Candlewick Press), 9781536212914, 2020 Format: Board book Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review): 4   What did you like about the book? The … Continue reading

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