Category Archives: *Starred Review

Finding Grace – Daphne Greer

Finding Grace – Daphne Greer, Nimbus Publishing, (9781771086912), 2018 Format: Paperback, 146 pages Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Historical realistic mystery  What did you like about the book? Though this story begins in … Continue reading

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The Unicorn in the Barn – Jacqueline K. Ogburn, illustrated by Rebecca Green

 The Unicorn in the Barn – Jacqueline K. Ogburn, illustrated by Rebecca Green, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, (9781328595850), 2019 Format: Paperback, 293 pages Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Genre: Realistic fantasy fiction  What did you … Continue reading

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Sweety by Andrea Zuill

 Sweety by Andrea Zuill, Schwartz & Wade Books, 9780525580003, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book? Sweety made me laugh from beginning to end. It is … Continue reading

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Ruby & Rufus: Love the Water!  – written and Illustrated by Olivier Dunrea

  Ruby & Rufus: Love the Water!  – written and Illustrated by Olivier Dunrea, Houghton, Mifflin, Harcourt, 9780547867601, 2019. Format: Hardcover. Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Picture Book for Children – Animals. What … Continue reading

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Sadie and the Silver Shoe – written by Jane Godwin, illustrated by Anna Walker

  Sadie and the Silver Shoe – written by Jane Godwin, illustrated by Anna Walker, Candlewick Press, 2019. 9781536204803 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? In … Continue reading

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the MUTTS: Summer diaries- Patrick McDonnell

     the MUTTS: Summer diaries– Patrick McDonnell, Andrews McMeel, (9781449495237), 2019 Format: Paperback Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: comic strip  What did you like about the book? Mooch and Earl are enjoying … Continue reading

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Pip and the Bamboo Path – written and illustrated by Jesse Hodgson

      Pip and the Bamboo Path – written and illustrated by Jesse Hodgson. Flying Eye Books, 2019. 9781911171461 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? Pip, … Continue reading

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