Category Archives: Legend

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings: Who Guards My Sleep? by Marie Chow, illustrated by Sija Hong

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings: Who Guards My Sleep? by Marie Chow, illustrated by Sija Hong. Marvel, 2021. 9781368069960 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy/movie tie-in What did you … Continue reading

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I Am Tama, Lucky Cat: a Japanese Legend by Wendy Henrichs, illustrated by Yoshiko Jaeggi

I Am Tama, Lucky Cat: a Japanese Legend by Wendy Henrichs, illustrated by Yoshiko Jaeggi. Peachtree (9781561455898), 2011 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Picture Book What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Legendborn by Tracy Deonne

Legendborn by Tracy Deonne. Simon Pulse, 2020. 9781534441606 Format: ARC (9/20 pub date) Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? Wow! This epic fantasy starring an African American … Continue reading

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The Daughters of Ys by M.T. Anderson, illustrated by Jo Rioux

 The Daughters of Ys by M.T. Anderson, illustrated by Jo Rioux, First Second, 9781626728783, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Graphic novel Genre: Folklore/ Legend What did you like about the book?  This … Continue reading

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The Legend of the First Unicorn: Traditional Scottish Tales by Lari Don, illustrated by Nataša Ilincic

 The Legend of the First Unicorn: Traditional Scottish Tales by Lari Don, illustrated by Nataša Ilincic, Floris Books, 9781782506478, 2020 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Traditional Literature Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like … Continue reading

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Empress of All Seasons – Emiko Jean

  Empress of All Seasons – Emiko Jean, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, (9780358108269), c2018, 2019 Format: Paperback Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book?  Mari has trained all her … Continue reading

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The Castle In the Attic – Elizabeth Winthrop

    The Castle In the Attic (35th Anniversary Edition) – Elizabeth Winthrop, Holiday House, (9780823444243), c1968, 2019 Format:  Hardcover Genre: Fantasy Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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The Walrus and the Caribou – Maika Harper, illustrated by Marcus Cutler

  The Walrus and the Caribou – Maika Harper, illustrated by Marcus Cutler, Inhabit Media Inc., 9781772272567, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Picture book  What did you like about the … Continue reading

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The Dragon Warrior – Katie Zhao

 The Dragon Warrior – Katie Zhao, Bloomsbury Children’s Books, (9781547602001),  2019 Format:  Hardcover Genre: Fantasy Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book? Faryn Liu’s family have always been members of … Continue reading

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A Journey to the Mother of the Sea – Maliaraq Vebaek, illustrated by Aka Hoegh

   A Journey to the Mother of the Sea – Maliaraq Vebaek, illustrated by Aka Hoegh, Inhabit Media Inc, 9781772272512, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre: Picture/Folktale  What did you like … Continue reading

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