Category Archives: Mental Health

Dad’s Girlfriend and Other Anxieties by Kellye Crocker

Dad’s Girlfriend and Other Anxieties by Kellye Crocker. Albert Whitman & Company, 2022. 9780807514214 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 4 Format: Paperback ARC Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Ava and her … Continue reading

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The Words We Keep by Erin Stewart

The Words We Keep by Erin Stewart. Delacorte Press, 2022. 9781984848888 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book? Lily is an A student, a track star, and suffering … Continue reading

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Slip by Marika McCoola, illustrated by Aatmaja Panda

Slip by Marika McCoola, illustrated by Aatmaja Panda. Algonquin Young Readers, 2022. 9781616207892  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback graphic novel Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Jade, an … Continue reading

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On Top of Glass: My Stories as a Queer Girl in Figure Skating by Karina Manta

On Top of Glass: My Stories as a Queer Girl in Figure Skating by Karina Manta. Alfred A. Knopf, 2021. 9780593308462 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Biography/memoir What did you like … Continue reading

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Roxy by Neal Shusterman and Jarrod Shusterman

Roxy by Neal Shusterman and Jarrod Shusterman. Simon & Schuster, 2021. 9781534451254 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 2 Format: Paperback ARC Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? The book begins with an … Continue reading

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A Shelter for Sadness by Anne Booth, illustrated by David Litchfield

A Shelter for Sadness by Anne Booth, illustrated by David Litchfield. Peachtree Publishing, 2021. 9781682633397 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)  3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book? This is … Continue reading

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Paper Heart by Cat Patrick

Paper Heart by Cat Patrick. G.P. Putnam’s Sons for Young Readers, 2021. 9781984815347 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Tess is spending the summer … Continue reading

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How to Become a Planet by Nicole Melleby

How to Become a Planet by Nicole Melleby. Algonquin, 2021. 9781643750361 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 5 Format: Paperback ARC  Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Pluto Timoney lives in a seaside … Continue reading

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Baby & Solo by Lisabeth Posthuma

Baby & Solo by Lisabeth Posthuma, Candlewick, 9781536213034, 2021  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  This beautiful, sad, and funny book unfurls slowly. It’s … Continue reading

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Who Put This Song On? – Morgan Parker

 Who Put This Song On? – Morgan Parker, Ember, 9780525707547, c2019, 2021 Format: paperback Rating:  1-5  (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3  Genre: realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Morgan can’t understand why she … Continue reading

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