Category Archives: *Starred Review

Hooray For Women! – Marcia Williams

     Hooray For Women! – Marcia Williams, Candlewick Press, 9781536201116, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book? This book is simply brimming with all kinds … Continue reading

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My Grandma and Me – Mina Javaherbin, illustrated by Lindsey Yankey

      My Grandma and Me – Mina Javaherbin, illustrated by Lindsey Yankey, Candlewick Press, 9780763694944, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Picture book What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Rise! From Cage Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou – Bethany Hegedus, illustrated by Tonya Engel

 Rise! From Cage Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou – Bethany Hegedus, illustrated by Tonya Engel, forward by Colin Johnson, Lee & Low Books Inc., 9781620145876, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred … Continue reading

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The Seventh Voyage by Stanislaw Lem, adapted and illustrated by Jon J. Muth

   The Seventh Voyage by Stanislaw Lem, adapted and illustrated by Jon J. Muth. Translated by Michael Kandel. Graphix, 2019. 9780545004626 Format: ARC Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Science fiction What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Each Tiny Spark – Pablo Cartaya

 Each Tiny Spark – Pablo Cartaya, Kokila; (9780451479723), 2019 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Emilia Torres is Cuban American and has ADHD. Her mind wanders and she relies … Continue reading

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Sing a Song: How “Lift Every Voice and Sing” Inspired Generations, by Kelly Starling Lyons, illustrated by Keith Mallett

  Sing a Song: How “Lift Every Voice and Sing” Inspired Generations, by Kelly Starling Lyons, illustrated by Keith Mallett, Nancy Paulsen Books, Penguin Random House, 9780525516095, 2019  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: … Continue reading

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The Magnificent Migration: On Safari with Africa’s Last Great Herds by Sy Montgomery, photographs by Roger and Logan Wood

  The Magnificent Migration: On Safari with Africa’s Last Great Herds by Sy Montgomery, photographs by Roger and Logan Wood, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 9780544761131, 2019  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover What did you … Continue reading

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