Category Archives: Short Stories

Mama: A World of Mothers and Motherhood by Hélène Delforge, illustrated by Quentin Gréban

Mama: A World of Mothers and Motherhood by Hélène Delforge, illustrated by Quentin Gréban. Floris Books, 2022. 9781782507710 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover  What did you like about the book? A beautiful … Continue reading

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Recognize! An Anthology Honoring and Amplifying Black Life edited by Wade Hudson & Cheryl Willis Hudson

Recognize! An Anthology Honoring and Amplifying Black Life edited by Wade Hudson & Cheryl Willis Hudson. Crown Books for Young Readers, 2021. 9780593381595 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Anthology, short stories What … 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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This Is Our Rainbow: 16 Stories of Her, Him, Them, and Us edited by Katherine Locke and Nicole Melleby

This Is Our Rainbow: 16 Stories of Her, Him, Them, and Us edited by Katherine Locke and Nicole Melleby. Alfred A. Knopf, 2021. 9780593303948 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Short stories … Continue reading

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The Cursed Carnival and Other Calamities edited by Rick Riordan

The Cursed Carnival and Other Calamities edited by Rick Riordan. Disney Hyperion, 2021. 9781368070836 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book?  Riordan gets into multiverse-mode … Continue reading

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Hide and Don’t Seek: And Other Very Scary Stories by Anica Mrose Rissi, illustrated by Carolina Godina

Hide and Don’t Seek: And Other Very Scary Stories by Anica Mrose Rissi, illustrated by Carolina Godina. Quill Tree Books, HarperCollins Publishers, 2021. 9780063026957 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Horror What … Continue reading

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Living Beyond Borders: Growing Up Mexican in America edited by Margarita Longoria

Living Beyond Borders: Growing Up Mexican in America edited by Margarita Longoria. Philomel Books, Penguin Random House, 2021. 9780593204979 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Short stories What did you like about … Continue reading

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Rural Voices: 15 Authors Challenge Assumptions about Small-Town America – edited by Nora Shalaway Carpenter

Rural Voices: 15 Authors Challenge Assumptions about Small-Town America – edited by Nora Shalaway Carpenter, Candlewick Press, 9781536212105 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 3 Genre: Realistic Fiction What did you like about the book? This book … Continue reading

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Together, Apart by Erin A. Craig, Auriane Desombre, Erin Hahn, Bill Konigsberg, Rachael Lippincott, Brittney Morris, Sajni Patel, Natasha Preston and Jennifer Yen

Together, Apart by Erin A. Craig, Auriane Desombre, Erin Hahn, Bill Konigsberg, Rachael Lippincott, Brittney Morris, Sajni Patel, Natasha Preston and Jennifer Yen. Delacorte Press, 9780593375297 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Short … Continue reading

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The Hero Next Door edited by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich

The Hero Next Door edited by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich. Yearling, 2021. 9780525646334 Format: Paperback Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: Short stories  What did you like about the book? This anthology, compiled by We Need … Continue reading

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