Category Archives: *Starred Review

A Boy, a Mouse, and a Spider: The Story of E. B. White by Barbara Herkert, illustrated by Lauren Castillo

  A Boy, a Mouse, and a Spider: The Story of E. B. White by Barbara Herkert, illustrated by Lauren Castillo, Christy Ottaviano Books, Henry Holt and Company, 2017 ISBN: 978-1-62779-245-5 Format:  hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or … Continue reading

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City Mouse, Country Mouse – Maggie Rudy

   City Mouse, Country Mouse – Maggie Rudy, Godwin Books (Henry Holt), (9781627796163), 2017 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Picture Book What did you like about the book?  There have been many … Continue reading

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The Legend of Old Befana – Tomie dePaola

The Legend of Old Befana – Tomie dePaola, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, (9781481477635), c1980, 2017 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Picture Book What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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The Library Book – Tom Chapin and Michael Mark, illustrated by Chuck Groenick

 The Library Book – Tom Chapin and Michael Mark, illustrated by Chuck Groenick, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, (9781481460927), 2017 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Picture Book What did you like about … Continue reading

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Wild Things: The Joys of Reading Children’s Literature as an Adult – Bruce Handy

    Wild Things: The Joys of Reading Children’s Literature as an Adult – Bruce Handy, Simon & Schuster, (9781451609950), 2017 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Twelve Days in May: Freedom Ride 1961 – Larry Dane Brimner

    Twelve Days in May: Freedom Ride 1961 – Larry Dane Brimner, Greenwillow Books, (9780062656865), 2017 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: nonfiction What did you like about the book? In May 1961, thirteen individuals from … Continue reading

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Far From the Tree – Robin Benway

 Far From the Tree – Robin Benway,      HarperTeen, (9780062330628), 2017 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Contemporary/Realistic What did you like about the book? The story is told from three … Continue reading

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