Category Archives: Siblings

This Place is Still Beautiful by XiXi Tian

This Place is Still Beautiful by XiXi Tian. Balzer + Bray, 2022. 9780063086029 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  Annalie is the little … Continue reading

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Swim, Jim! by Kaz Windness

Swim, Jim! by Kaz Windness. Simon & Schuster, 2022. 9781534483439 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  Jim the crocodile and his two sisters hatch … Continue reading

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The Queen in the Cave by Júlia Sardá

The Queen in the Cave by Júlia Sardá. Candlewick Studio, 2022. 9781536220544 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? Franca has a funny feeling one day, … Continue reading

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How to Welcome a New Baby by Jean Reagan,  illustrated by Lee Wildish

How to Welcome a New Baby by Jean Reagan,  illustrated by Lee Wildish. Alfred A. Knopf, 2022. 9780593430606 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Operation Sisterhood by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich

Operation Sisterhood by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich. Crown Books for Young Readers, 2022. 9780593379899 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? 11-year-old Bo has always been … Continue reading

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Whistling for Angela by Robin Heald, illustrated by Peggy Collins

 Whistling for Angela by Robin Heald, illustrated by Peggy Collins. Pajama Press, 2022. 9781772782455 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic picture book What did you like about the book? Daniel and his … Continue reading

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The Ivory Key by Akshaya Raman

The Ivory Key by Akshaya Raman. Clarion Books, an imprint of HarperCollins, 2022. 9780358468332 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? (Synopsis) Siblings in the royal … Continue reading

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Free Kid To Good Home by Hiroshi Ito

Free Kid To Good Home by Hiroshi Ito, translated by Cathy Hirano. Gecko Press, c1991, 2022. 9781776574421 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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The Do-Over by Jennifer Torres

The Do-Over by Jennifer Torres. Scholastic, 2022. 9781338754193 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback ARC Genre: Realistic What did you like about the book?   Raquel and Lucinda are twins who have been drifting … Continue reading

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Motor Mouse & Valentino by Cynthia Rylant, illustrated by Arthur Howard

Motor Mouse & Valentino by Cynthia Rylant, illustrated by Arthur Howard. Beach Lane Books, 2021. 9781534492950 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book?  Three … Continue reading

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