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Born Hungry: Julia Child Becomes “the French Chef” by Alex Prud’homme, illustrated by Sarah Green

Born Hungry: Julia Child Becomes “the French Chef” by Alex Prud’homme, illustrated by Sarah Green. Calkins Creek, 2022. 9781635923230 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review): 4 Format: Hardcover picture book  Genre: Biography What did you like … Continue reading

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A Lady Has the Floor: Belva Lockwood Speaks Out for Women’s Rights by Kate Hannigan, illustrated by Alison Jay

A Lady Has the Floor: Belva Lockwood Speaks Out for Women’s Rights by Kate Hannigan, illustrated by Alison Jay. Calkins Creek, c2018, 2022. 9781635925555 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Paperback picture book Genre: … Continue reading

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Nellie vs. Elizabeth by Kate Hannigan, illustrated by Rebecca Gibbon

Nellie vs. Elizabeth: Two Daredevil Journalists’ Breakneck Race Around the World by Kate Hannigan, illustrated by Rebecca Gibbon. Calkins Creek, 2022. 9781684373772 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover What did you like about … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Prudence Wright: Leading the Minute Women in the Fight for Independence by Beth Anderson, illustrated by Susan Reagan

Revolutionary Prudence Wright: Leading the Minute Women in the Fight for Independence by Beth Anderson, illustrated by Susan Reagan. Calkins Creek, 2022. 9781644720578 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book biography … Continue reading

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Evicted! The Struggle For the Right To Vote by Alice Faye Duncan, illustrated by Charly Palmer

Evicted! The Struggle For the Right To Vote by Alice Faye Duncan, illustrated by Charly Palmer. Calkins Creek, 2022. 9781684379798 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review): 3 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Dorothea’s Eyes: Dorothea Lange Photographs the Truth by Barb Rosenstock,  illustrated by Gérard DuBois

Dorothea’s Eyes: Dorothea Lange Photographs the Truth by Barb Rosenstock,  illustrated by Gérard DuBois. Calkins Creek, c2016, 2022. 9781635925630 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Paperback picture book Genre: Biography What did you like … Continue reading

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Seeking Freedom: The Untold Story of Fortress Monroe and the Ending of Slavery in America by Selene Castrovilla, illustrated by E. B. Lewis

            Seeking Freedom: The Untold Story of Fortress Monroe and the Ending of Slavery in America by Selene Castrovilla, illustrated by E. B. Lewis, Calkins Creek, 2022. 9781635925821 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: … Continue reading

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The Pig War: How a Porcine Tragedy Taught England and America to Share by Emma Bland Smith, illustrated by Alison Jay

The Pig War: How a Porcine Tragedy Taught England and America to Share by Emma Bland Smith, illustrated by Alison Jay, Calkins Creek, 9781684371716, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Historical … Continue reading

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Finding A Way Home: Mildred And Richard Loving And the Fight for Marriage Equality – Larry Dane Brimner

 Finding A Way Home: Mildred And Richard Loving And the Fight for Marriage Equality – Larry Dane Brimner, Barbara Grzeslo (jacket illustrations), Calkins Creek  Books, 9781629797519, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 … Continue reading

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The Efficient, Inventive (Often Annoying) Melvil Dewey by Alexis O’Neill, illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham

The Efficient, Inventive (Often Annoying) Melvil Dewey by Alexis O’Neill, illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham. Calkins Creek, 2020. 9781684371983 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 What did you like about the book? I’m curious what … Continue reading

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