Category Archives: Memoir

This is Your Time by Ruby Bridges

 This is Your Time by Ruby Bridges, Delacorte Press (an imprint of Penguin Random House), 9780593378526, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Memoir What did you like about the book?  In this … Continue reading

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Prairie Days by Patricia MacLachlan, illustrated by Micha Archer

Prairie Days by Patricia MacLachlan, illustrated by Micha Archer. Margaret K. McElderry Books, 9781442441910, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? Prairie Days is a reminiscent memoir of a … Continue reading

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Wild Girl: How To Have Incredible Outdoor Adventures by Helen Skelton, illustrated by Liz Kay

    Wild Girl: How To Have Incredible Outdoor Adventures by Helen Skelton, illustrated by Liz Kay, Candlewick, 9781536212860, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book?  I … Continue reading

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A Ben of All Trades: The Most Inventive Boyhood of Benjamin Franklin by Michael J. Rosen, illustrated by Matt Tavares

 A Ben of All Trades: The Most Inventive Boyhood of Benjamin Franklin by Michael J. Rosen, illustrated by Matt Tavares, Candlewick Press, 9781536201215, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about … Continue reading

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Fly Like a Girl: One Woman’s Dramatic Fight in Afghanistan and on the Home Front (Young Readers Edition) by Mary Jennings Hegar

Fly Like a Girl: One Woman’s Dramatic Fight in Afghanistan and on the Home Front (Young Readers Edition) by Mary Jennings Hegar. Philomel, 2020. 9780593117767 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like … Continue reading

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Dancing at the Pity Party: A Dead Mom Graphic Memoir by Tyler Feder

Dancing at the Pity Party: A Dead Mom Graphic Memoir by Tyler Feder. Dial, 2020. 9780525553021 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book? The author tells of losing her mother … Continue reading

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Palimpsest: Documents from a Korean Adoption – Lisa Wool-Rim Sjoblom

    Palimpsest: Documents from a Korean Adoption – Lisa Wool-Rim Sjoblom, Drawn & Quarterly, (9781770463301), 2019 Format:  Paperback Genre: Graphic Biography Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 3 What did you like about the book?  The … Continue reading

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Infinite Hope: A Black Artist’s Journey from World War II to Peace by Ashley Bryan

    Infinite Hope: A Black Artist’s Journey from World War II to Peace by Ashley Bryan, Atheneum, 9781534404908, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Memoir  What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Life Inside My Mind: 31 Authors Share Their Personal Struggles – various authors

  Life Inside My Mind: 31 Authors Share Their Personal Struggles – various authors, Simon Pulse, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, 9781481494649, c2018, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+  What did … Continue reading

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To Dance (Special Edition) by Siena Cherson Siegel, artwork by Mark Siegel

 To Dance (Special Edition) by Siena Cherson Siegel, artwork by Mark Siegel, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2019, 9781481486637 Format: Hardcover Graphic Novel Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Memoir What did you like about … Continue reading

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