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Born to Swing: Lil Hardin Armstrong’s Life in Jazz by Mara Rockliff, illustrated by Michele Wood

 Born to Swing: Lil Hardin Armstrong’s Life in Jazz by Mara Rockliff, illustrated by Michele Wood. Calkins Creek, 2018. 9781629795553 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book? This bold, bright, … Continue reading

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Blue Grass Boy: The Story of Bill Monroe, Father of Bluegrass Music by Barb Rosenstock, illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham

  Blue Grass Boy: The Story of Bill Monroe, Father of Bluegrass Music by Barb Rosenstock, illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham. Calkins Creek, 2018. 9781629794396 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Rogues: John André and Benedict Arnold by Selene Castrovilla, illustrated by John O’Brien

  Revolutionary Rogues: John André and Benedict Arnold by Selene Castrovilla, illustrated by John O’Brien. Calkins Creek, 2017. 9781629793412 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 What did you like about the book? This longer picture book about … Continue reading

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Not on Fifth Street – Kathy Cannon Wiechman

  Not on Fifth Street – Kathy Cannon Wiechman, Calkins Creek, (9781629798042), 2017 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: historical fiction What did you like about the book?  Gus and Pete Brinkmeyer are brothers, but they have … 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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Twelve Days in May: Freedom Ride 1961 – Larry Dane Brimner

    Twelve Days in May: Freedom Ride 1961 – Larry Dane Brimner, Calkins Creek, (9781629795867), 2017 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: nonfiction What did you like about the book? In May 1961, thirteen individuals from … Continue reading

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Alice Paul and the Fight for Women’s Rights: From the Vote to the Equal Rights Amendment – by Deborah Kops

      Alice Paul and the Fight for Women’s Rights: From the Vote to the Equal Rights Amendment – by Deborah Kops, Calkins Creek, (9781629793238), 2017. Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5:  (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 … Continue reading

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