Category Archives: Memoir

Huda F Are You? by Huda Fahmy

Huda F Are You?  by Huda Fahmy. Dial Books, Penguin Random House, 2021. 9780593324318 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+ Format: Paperback graphic novel Genre: Memoir What did you like about the book?  Starting high … Continue reading

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Tiny Dancer by Siena Cherson Siegel,  illustrated by Mark Siegel

Tiny Dancer by Siena Cherson Siegel,  illustrated by Mark Siegel. Atheneum, Simon & Schuster, 2021. 9781481486668 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover graphic novel Genre: Memoir What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Continuum by Chella Man, illustrations by Ashley Lukashevsky

Continuum by Chella Man, illustrations by Ashley Lukashevsky. Penguin Workshop, Penguin Random House, 2021. 9780593223482 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback Genre:  Memoir What did you like about the book? Continuum by Chella … Continue reading

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A-Okay by Jarad Green

A-Okay by Jarad Green. HarperAlley, HarperCollins, 2021. 9780063032859 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover graphic novel Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? In this memoir-esque graphic novel, Jarad Greene is an … Continue reading

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Other Boys by Damian Alexander

Other Boys by Damian Alexander. First Second, 2021. 9781250222817 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Paperback Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  In this graphic novel memoir, 7th grader Damian … Continue reading

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The Boy Who Failed Show and Tell  – Jordan Sonnenblick

The Boy Who Failed Show and Tell  – Jordan Sonnenblick. Scholastic Press, 2021. 9781338647235 Format: Uncorrected proof Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: memoir, humor What did you like about the book? Jordan loves snakes … Continue reading

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Notes from a Young Black Chef: A Memoir by Kwame Onwuachi with Joshua David Stein

Notes from a Young Black Chef: A Memoir by Kwame Onwuachi with Joshua David Stein. Adapted for Young Adults. Delacorte, 2021. 9780593176009 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Walk Toward the Rising Sun: From Child Soldier to Ambassador of Peace – A Memoir by Ger Duany with Garen Thomas

   Walk Toward the Rising Sun: From Child Soldier to Ambassador of Peace – A Memoir by Ger Duany with Garen Thomas, Make Me A World, an imprint of Random House, 9781524719401, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Struggle: A Memoir – Ta-Nehisi Coates

  The Beautiful Struggle: A Memoir – Ta-Nehisi Coates, Delacorte Press, 9781984894021, 2021 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Biography Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  What did you like about the book? As a mom to a … Continue reading

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Sylvie by Sylvie Kantorovitz

Sylvie by Sylvie Kantorovitz.  Walker Books US, 9781536207620, 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Nonfiction – Memoir What did you like about the book? Kantorovitz takes readers through her early life in France as she navigates life … Continue reading

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