Tag Archives: Alfred A. Knopf

The Collectors (His Dark Materials) by Philip Pullman, illustrated by Tom Duxbury

The Collectors (His Dark Materials) by Philip Pullman, illustrated by Tom Duxbury. Alfred A. Knopf, c2014, 2022. 9780593378342 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? Two … Continue reading

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The Blur: How Did We Get Here So Fast? by Minh Lê, illustrated by Dan Santat

The Blur: How Did We Get Here So Fast?  by Minh Lê, illustrated by Dan Santat. Alfred A. Knopf, 2022. 9780593377468 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review): 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about … Continue reading

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Before Takeoff by Adi Alsaid

Before Takeoff  by Adi Alsaid. Alfred A. Knopf, 2022. 9780593375761 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Horror/dystopian/magical realism What did you like about the book?  Defying any attempt to slap a genre … Continue reading

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The Peach Rebellion by Wendelin Van Draanen

The Peach Rebellion by Wendelin Van Draanen. Alfred A. Knopf, 2022. 9780593378564 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book?  On her 6th birthday, Ginny … Continue reading

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The Name Jar by Yangsook Chai

The Name Jar by Yangsook Chai. Alfred A. Knopf, c2001, 2022. 9780375806131 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  I’m not sure why YSBR was … Continue reading

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Answers in the Pages by David Levithan

Answers in the Pages by David Levithan. Alfred A. Knopf, 2022. 9780593484685 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  In this ripped-from-the headlines novel, … Continue reading

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Blips on a Screen: How Ralph Baer Invented TV Video Gaming and Launched a Worldwide Obsession by Kate Hannigan, illustrated by Zachariah Ohora

Blips on a Screen: How Ralph Baer Invented TV Video Gaming and Launched a Worldwide Obsession by Kate Hannigan, illustrated by Zachariah Ohora. Alfred A. Knopf, 2022. 9780593306710 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: … Continue reading

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August of the Zombies by K. G. Campbell

            August of the Zombies by K. G. Campbell, Alfred A. Knopf, 2022. 9781101931639  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book? Twelve-year old August has … Continue reading

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This Rebel Heart by Katherine Locke

This Rebel Heart by Katherine Locke. Alfred A. Knopf, 2022. 9780593381243 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Historical fiction, magical realism What did you like about the book?  Set during the first … Continue reading

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