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The Second Life of Trees by Aimee M. Bissonette, illustrated by Nic Jones

The Second Life of Trees by Aimee M. Bissonette, illustrated by Nic Jones. Albert Whitman & Co., 2021. 9780807572818 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback, Uncorrected Proof. What did you like about the book? Part … Continue reading

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Delphine Denise and the Mardi Gras Prize by Brittany Mazique, illustrated by Sawyer Cloud

Delphine Denise and the Mardi Gras Prize by Brittany Mazique, illustrated by Sawyer Cloud. Albert Whitman & Co, 2022. 9780807515488 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like … Continue reading

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Holi Hai! By Chitra Soundar,  illustrated by Darshika Varma

Holi Hai! By Chitra Soundar,  illustrated by Darshika Varma. Albert Whitman, 2021. 9780807533574 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: ARC (publication date: January 2022) Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Saturday at the Food Pantry by Diane O’Neill, illustrated by Brizida Magro

Saturday at the Food Pantry by Diane O’Neill, illustrated by Brizida Magro. Albert Whitman, 2021. 9780807572368 Rating: 1-51-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: ARC (9/21 pub date) Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the … Continue reading

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How to Haunt a House by Carolyn Crimi, illustrated by Edward Miller

How to Haunt a House by Carolyn Crimi, illustrated by Edward Miller. Albert Whitman, 2021. 9780807534267 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: ARC (9/21 pub date) Genre:  Holiday (Halloween) picture book What did you like about … Continue reading

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Chicken Frank, Dinosaur! by S.K. Wenger, illustrated by Jojo Ensslin

 Chicken Frank, Dinosaur! by S.K. Wenger, illustrated by Jojo Ensslin. Albert Whitman, 2021. 9780807511411 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: ARC (10/21 pub date) Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? This picture … Continue reading

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King Sejong Invents an Alphabet by Carol Kim, illustrated by Cindy Kang

 King Sejong Invents an Alphabet by Carol Kim, illustrated by Cindy Kang. Albert Whitman, 2021. 9780807541616 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: ARC (10/21 pub date) What did you like about the book? In 14th century … Continue reading

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Dear Mr. Dickens by Nancy Churnin, illustrated by Bethany Stancliffe

Dear Mr. Dickens by Nancy Churnin, illustrated by Bethany Stancliffe. Albert Whitman, 2021. 9780807515303 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: ARC (10/21 pub date) What did you like about the book? A little known (at least … Continue reading

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Tu Youyou’s Discovery: Finding a Cure for Malaria by Songju Ma Daemicke, illustrated by Lin

Tu Youyou’s Discovery: Finding a Cure for Malaria by Songju Ma Daemicke, illustrated by Lin. Albert Whitman, 2021. 9780807581117 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Uncorrected proof Genre: Biography  What did you like about … Continue reading

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A Vote for Susanna: The First Woman Mayor by Karen M. Greenwald, illustrated by Sian James

A Vote for Susanna: The First Woman Mayor by Karen M. Greenwald, illustrated by Sian James. Albert Whitman, 2021. 9780807553138 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Uncorrected proof Genre: Biography   What did you like … Continue reading

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