Tag Archives: Alfred A. Knopf

On Top of Glass: My Stories as a Queer Girl in Figure Skating by Karina Manta

On Top of Glass: My Stories as a Queer Girl in Figure Skating by Karina Manta. Alfred A. Knopf, 2021. 9780593308462 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Biography/memoir What did you like … Continue reading

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This Is Our Rainbow: 16 Stories of Her, Him, Them, and Us edited by Katherine Locke and Nicole Melleby

This Is Our Rainbow: 16 Stories of Her, Him, Them, and Us edited by Katherine Locke and Nicole Melleby. Alfred A. Knopf, 2021. 9780593303948 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Short stories … Continue reading

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Long Road to the Circus by Betsy Bird, illustrated by David Small

Long Road to the Circus by Betsy Bird, illustrated by David Small. Alfred A. Knopf, 2021. 9780593303931 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Pony by R.J. Palacio

Pony by R.J. Palacio. Alfred A, Knopf, 2021. 9780553508116 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book? Whatever I was expecting next from R.J. Palacio, … Continue reading

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The Outlaws Scarlett and Browne by Jonathan Stroud

The Outlaws Scarlett and Browne by Jonathan Stroud. Alfred A. Knopf, 2021. 9780593430361 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Adventure/science fiction What did you like about the book?  In some undetermined date … Continue reading

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War and Millie McGonigle  – Karen Cushman

War and Millie McGonigle – Karen Cushman. Alfred A. Knopf, 2021. 9781984850102 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  Genre: historical fiction  What did you like about the book? 12-year-old Millie McGonigle has a … Continue reading

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Ben Yokoyama and the Cookie of Doom / Ben Yokoyama and the Cookie of Endless Waiting – by Matthew Swanson & Robbi Behr

Ben Yokoyama and the Cookie of Doom / Ben Yokoyama and the Cookie of Endless Waiting – by Matthew Swanson & Robbi Behr, Alfred A. Knopf, 9780593302750 / 9780593302767, 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a … Continue reading

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The Way Back by Gavriel Savit

The Way Back by Gavriel Savit. Alfred A. Knopf, 2020. 9781984894625 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Fantasy/horror/folklore What did you like about the book? Two children from the tiny village of Tupik … Continue reading

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The Overthrow: Hatch by Kenneth Oppel

The Overthrow: Hatch by Kenneth Oppel. Alfred A. Knopf, 9781984894762, 2020 Format: Hardcover, 399 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Science Fiction What did you like about the book? The second book of the The Overthhrow … Continue reading

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Big Feelings by Alexandra Penfold, illustrated by Suzanne Kaufman

Big Feelings by Alexandra Penfold, illustrated by Suzanne Kaufman. Alfred A. Knopf, 2021. 9780525579748 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? A diverse group of … Continue reading

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