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Over and Under the Waves by Kate Messner, illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal

Over and Under the Waves by Kate Messner, illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal. Chronicle Books, 2022. 9781797203478 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture books What did you like about the book? A … Continue reading

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A Darkening of Dragons by S.A. Patrick, illustrated by George Ermos

A Darkening of Dragons (Songs of Magic 1) by S. A. Patrick, illustrated by George Ermos. Peachtree, 2022. 9781682633762 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Honest June: The Show Must Go On by Tina Wells, illustrated by Brittany Bonds

Honest June: The Show Must Go On by Tina Wells (with Stephanie Smith),  illustrated by Brittany Bonds. Random House, 2022. 9780593379271 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction with a bit … Continue reading

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Pizza My Heart by Mika Song

Pizza My Heart by Mika Song. RH Graphic, 2022. 9780593479728  Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover comic book What did you like about the book? Hungry squirrel pals Norma and Belly are craving … Continue reading

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Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky, adapted by Robert Venditti, illustrated by Olivia Stephens

Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky: The Graphic Novel adapted by Robert Venditti, illustrated by Olivia Stephens, based on the novel by Kwame Mbalia. Disney Hyperion, 2022. 9781368072809 Rating:¬† 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) … Continue reading

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Vampiric Vacation by Kiersten White

Vampiric Vacation by Kiersten White. Delacorte Press, 2022. 9780593379080 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy/adventure/mystery What did you like about the book?  In Book Two of the Sinister Summer series, the … Continue reading

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Amari and the Great Game by B.B. Alston

Amari and the Great Game by B.B. Alston. Balzer + Bray, 2022. 9780062975195 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book? ¬†Amari fans rejoice! The young … Continue reading

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Best Wishes by Sarah Mlynowski

Best Wishes by Sarah Mlynowski. Scholastic Press, 2022. 9781338628258 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: ARC (publication date 9/6/22) Genre: Magical realism What did you like about the book? Fifth grader Becca has been … Continue reading

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The Wizard in the Wood by Louie Stowell, illustrated by Davide Ortu

The Wizard in the Wood by Louie Stowell, illustrated by Davide Ortu. Walker Books, 2022. 9781536214956 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book? Having recently … Continue reading

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The Little Bad Book by Magnus Myst, illustrated by Thomas Hussung

The Little Bad Book by Magnus Myst, illustrated by Thomas Hussung, translated by Marshall Yarbrough. Delacorte Press, c2017, 2022. 9780593427613 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 2 Format: Hardcover Genre: Adventure What did you like about … Continue reading

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