Category Archives: Short Stories

Muck & Magic by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Olivia Lomenech Gill

Muck & Magic by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Olivia Lomenech Gill. Candlewick, 2020. 9781536212884 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? This short novel reads … Continue reading

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A Phoenix First Must Burn: Sixteen Stories of Black Girl Magic, Resistance and Hope edited by Patrice Caldwell

A Phoenix First Must Burn: Sixteen Stories of Black Girl Magic, Resistance and Hope edited by Patrice Caldwell. Viking, 9781984835659, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy What did you like … Continue reading

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The Most Important Thing by Avi

  The Most Important Thing by Avi, Candlewick Press, 9781536208832, 2019 Format: First Edition Paperback Rating:  (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 2 Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  This book of short stories … Continue reading

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Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America edited by Ibi Zoboi

Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America edited by Ibi Zoboi. Harper Collins, 9780062698728, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5: (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about the book? Short stories … Continue reading

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Mangoes, Mischief, and Tales of Friendship: Stories from India by Chitra Soundar, illustrated by Uma Krishnaswamy

Mangoes, Mischief, and Tales of Friendship: Stories from India by Chitra Soundar, illustrated by Uma Krishnaswamy. Candlewick, 2019. ISBN 9781536200676 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Fiction/short stories What did you like … Continue reading

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The Radical Element: 12 Stories of Daredevils, Debutantes & Other Dauntless Girls edited by Jessica Spotswood

 The Radical Element: 12 Stories of Daredevils, Debutantes & Other Dauntless Girls edited by Jessica Spotswood. Candlewick, 2018. 9780763694258 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Short stories/historical fiction What did you like about the … Continue reading

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