Category Archives: Religion

Each Night Was Illuminated by Jodi Lynn Anderson

Each Night Was Illuminated by Jodi Lynn Anderson. Quill Tree Books, 2022. 9780062393579 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format:  Hardcover Genre:  Suspense/mystery What did you like about the book? Cassie is an interesting character. … Continue reading

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Confessions of an Alleged Good Girl by Joya Goffney

Confessions of an Alleged Good Girl by Joya Goffney. HarperTeen, 2022. 9780063024847 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What I liked about it: “You are more than what your body … Continue reading

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My Baba’s House: A Poem of Hope by Dr. Amani Mugasa, illustrated by Eman Salem

My Baba’s House: A Poem of Hope by Dr. Amani Mugasa, illustrated by Eman Salem. The Islamic Foundation, 2022. 9780860378617 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre: Inspirational What did you like … Continue reading

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Rave by Jessica Campbell

Rave by Jessica Campbell. Drawn & Quarterly, 2022. 9781770464605 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover graphic novel Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? This graphic novel follows Lauren, a … Continue reading

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Coming of Age: 13 B’nai Mitzvah Stories edited by Jonathan Rosen & Henry Herz

Coming of Age: 13 B’nai Mitzvah Stories edited by Jonathan Rosen & Henry Herz. Albert Whitman & Company, 2022. 9780807536674 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback ARC Genre: Short stories What did you … Continue reading

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I Went for Hajj by Na’mina B. Robert,  illustrated by Paula Pang

I Went for Hajj by Na’mina B. Robert,  illustrated by Paula Pang. Kube Publishing, 2021. 9780860377528 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  In sing-song … Continue reading

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Birdie’s Bargain by Katherine Patterson

Birdie’s Bargain by Katherine Patterson. Candlewick Press, 2021. 9781536215595 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Birdie’s life is getting more aggravating by the … Continue reading

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Shabbat Shalom! by Douglas Florian, illustrated by Hannah Tolson

 Shabbat Shalom! by Douglas Florian, illustrated by Hannah Tolson. Candlewick Press, 2021. 9781536204490 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Board Book Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? A family celebrates shabbat, … Continue reading

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We Go to Shul by Douglas Florian, illustrated by Hannah Tolson

We Go to Shul by Douglas Florian, illustrated by Hannah Tolson. Candlewick Press, 2021. 9781536204506 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Board book What did you like about the book? Florian’s spare text, comprising … Continue reading

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All Eyes on Us – Kit Frick

 All Eyes on Us – Kit Frick, Simon & Schuster; (9781534404403), 2019 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre: realistic fiction/thriller What did you like about the book? Amanda Kelly has it all, including the love of Carter … Continue reading

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