Category Archives: LGBTQ

Pride 123 by Michael Joosten, illustrated by Wednesday Holmes

   Pride 123 by Michael Joosten, illustrated by Wednesday Holmes, Little Simon (an imprint of Simon & Schuster), 9781534464995, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Board book What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Yesterday is History- Kosoko Jackson

 Yesterday is History- Kosoko Jackson; Sourcebooks; (9781492694342), 2021 Format: paperback ARC Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Genre: science fiction What did you like about the book? After Andre gets a liver transplant that saves … Continue reading

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How It All Blew Up by Arvin Ahmadi

   How It All Blew Up by Arvin Ahmadi, Viking (an imprint of Penguin Random House), 9780593202876, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Julián at the Wedding by Jessica Love

Julián at the Wedding by Jessica Love. Candlewick, 2020. 9781536212389 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Fantasy picture book What did you like about the book? A very sweet follow up to the … Continue reading

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Were I Not a Girl: The Inspiring and True Story of Dr. James Barry by Lisa Robinson, illustrated by Lauren Simkin Berke

Were I Not a Girl: The Inspiring and True Story of Dr. James Barry by Lisa Robinson, illustrated by Lauren Simkin Berke. Schwartz & Wade Books, 9781984849052, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) … Continue reading

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Our Subway Baby: The True Story of How One Baby Found His Home by Peter Mercurio,  illustrated by Leo Espinosa

    Our Subway Baby: The True Story of How One Baby Found His Home by Peter Mercurio, illustrated by Leo Espinosa, Dial Books, 9780525427544, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book … Continue reading

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Abby, Tried and True – Donna Gephart

  Abby, Tried and True – Donna Gephart; Simon & Schuster; (9781534440890), 2020 Format: paperback ARC (looks like it comes out 3/9/21 now?) Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: realistic fiction What did you … Continue reading

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Darius the Great Deserves Better by Adib Khorram

  Darius the Great Deserves Better by Adib Khorram, Dial Books (an imprint of Penguin Random House), 9780593108239, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the … Continue reading

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I’m Not a Girl – written by Maddox Lyons and Jessica Verdi, illustrated by Dana Simpson

  I’m Not a Girl – written by Maddox Lyons and Jessica Verdi, illustrated by Dana Simpson, Roaring Brook Press, 9780374310684, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Picture Book What did … Continue reading

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I Hope You’re Listening by Tom Ryan

I Hope You’re Listening by Tom Ryan. Albert Whitman, 2020. 9780807535080 Format: ARC (10/20 pub date) Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Mystery What did you like about the book? Ten years after her best friend was … Continue reading

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