Category Archives: School

Behold Our Magical Garden: Poems Fresh From a School Garden by Allan Wolf, illustrated by Daniel Duncan

Behold Our Magical Garden: Poems Fresh From a School Garden by Allan Wolf, illustrated by Daniel Duncan. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536204551 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Poetry anthology What did you … Continue reading

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Dear Student by Elly Swartz

Dear Student by Elly Swartz. Delacorte Press, 2022. 9780593374122 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? 12-year-old Autumn is starting middle school and has … Continue reading

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Amy Wu and the Warm Welcome by Kat Zhang, illustrated by Charlene Chua

Amy Wu and the Warm Welcome by Kat Zhang, illustrated by Charlene Chua. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2022. 9781534497351 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre: Realistic fiction … Continue reading

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Drawing Outdoors by Jairo Buitrago, illustrated by Rafael Yockteng

Drawing Outdoors by Jairo Buitrago, illustrated by Rafael Yockteng. Translated by Elisa Amado. Greystone Kids, 2022. 9781771648479 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy picture book What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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This is a School by John Schu, illustrated by Veronica Miller Jamison

This is a School by John Schu, illustrated by Veronica Miller Jamison. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536204582  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? This colorful and busy … Continue reading

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New From Here by Kelly Yang

New From Here by Kelly Yang. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2022. 9781534488304 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: ARC (publication March 2022) Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Cookie & Broccoli: Ready for School by Bob McMahon

Cookie & Broccoli: Ready for School by Bob McMahon. Dial Books for Young Readers, c2020, 2021. 9780593529171 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback graphic novel What did you like about the book?  Brash … Continue reading

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Fergus and Zeke and the 100th Day of School by Kate Messner, illustrated by Heather Ross

Fergus and Zeke and the 100th Day of School by Kate Messner, illustrated by Heather Ross. Candlewick Press, 2021. 9781536213003 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Animal fiction What did you like … Continue reading

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 a Kind of Spark: Being different doesn’t mean your voice doesn’t count by Elle McNicoll

       a Kind of Spark: Being different doesn’t mean your voice doesn’t count by Elle McNicoll, Crown Books for Young Readers, 2020. 9780593374252  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic … Continue reading

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