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Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters by Michael Mahin, illustrated by Evan Turk

  Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters by Michael Mahin, illustrated by Evan Turk. Atheneum, 2017. 9781481443494 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 What did you like about the book? How do … Continue reading

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Bound by Ice: A True North Pole Survival Story – Sandra Neil Wallace and Rich Wallace

Bound by Ice: A True North Pole Survival Story – Sandra Neil Wallace and Rich Wallace, Calkins Creek, (9781629794280), 2017 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: narrative nonfiction What did you like about the book? This … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King: The Peaceful Warrior by Ed Clayton, illustrated by Donald Bermudez

     Martin Luther King: The Peaceful Warrior by Ed Clayton, illustrated by Donald Bermudez, Candlewick Press, 9780763674717, 2017 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Biography What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Sparkle Boy by Lesléa Newman, illustrations by Maria Mola

       Sparkle Boy by Lesléa Newman, illustrations by Maria Mola. Lee & Low, 2017. 9781620142851 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Ana and the Sea Star – R. Lynne Roelfs, illustrated by Jamie Hogan

   Ana and the Sea Star – R. Lynne Roelfs, illustrated by Jamie Hogan, Tilbury House Publishers, (9780884485223), 2017 Format: Hardcover Picture book Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Escape from Aleppo by N.H. Senzai

       Escape from Aleppo by N.H. Senzai, Simon and Schuster, 9781481472173, 2018 Format: Paperback, ARC Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Historical Fiction/Realistic Fiction What did you like about the book?  This … Continue reading

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You Hold Me Up – Monique Gray Smith and Danielle Daniel

    You Hold Me Up – Monique Gray Smith and Danielle Daniel, Orca Book Publishers, (9781459814479), 2017 Format: Hardcover picture book Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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