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The End is Just the Beginning by Mike Bender, illustrated by Diana Mayo

The End is Just the Beginning by Mike Bender, illustrated by Diana Mayo, Crown Books for Young Readers, 9781984896933, 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating: (1-5) (5 is an excellent or starred review) 4 What did you like about the book? It was … Continue reading

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Escaping Ordinary – Scott Reintgen

Escaping Ordinary (TaleSpinners Book 2) – Scott Reintgen. Crown Books for Young Readers, 2020. 9780525646723 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: fantasy  What did you like about the book?  Indira Story is … Continue reading

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Star of the Party: The Solar System Celebrates! by Jan Carr, illustrated by Juana Medina

Star of the Party: The Solar System Celebrates! by Jan Carr, illustrated by Juana Medina. Crown Books for Young Readers, 9781524773120, 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Picture book What did … Continue reading

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Otto P. Nudd by Emily Butler, illustrated by Melissa Manwill

Otto P. Nudd by Emily Butler, illustrated by Melissa Manwill. Crown Books for Young Readers, 9781524717759, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: (low) fantasy/general adventure What did you like about the book? Otto is an exceedingly clever, but very … Continue reading

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Treemendous: Diary of a Not Yet Mighty Oak – by Bridget Heos/illustrated by Mike Ciccotello

Treemendous: Diary of a Not Yet Mighty Oak – by Bridget Heos/illustrated by Mike Ciccotello, Crown Books for Young Readers, 9780525579366, 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book? This … Continue reading

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Sprouting Wings: The True Story of James Herman Banning, the First African American Pilot to Fly Across the United States – Louisa Jaggar & Shari Becker, illustrated by Floyd Cooper

  Sprouting Wings: The True Story of James Herman Banning, the First African American Pilot to Fly Across the United States – Louisa Jaggar & Shari Becker, illustrated by Floyd Cooper, Crown Books for Young Readers, 9781984847621, 2021 Format: Hardcover … Continue reading

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Goodnight, Astronaut – written by Scott Kelly, illustrated by Izzy Burton

 Goodnight, Astronaut – written by Scott Kelly, illustrated by Izzy Burton, Crown Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books, a division of Penguin Random House, 9781524764289, 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about the book? Explore with astronaut … Continue reading

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Dear Justyce by Nic Stone

Dear Justyce by Nic Stone. Crown, 2020. 9781984829665 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Quan relates his road to a Youth Detention Center through … Continue reading

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A Universe of Wishes – Dhonielle Clayton, ed.

 A Universe of Wishes – Dhonielle Clayton, ed., Crown Books for Young Readers, 9781984896209, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 2 Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? This uneven collection of … Continue reading

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Sprouting Wings: The True Story of James Henry Banning, the First African American Pilot to Fly Across the United States – Louisa Jaggar & Shari Becker, illustrated by Floyd Cooper

  Sprouting Wings: The True Story of James Henry Banning, the First African American Pilot to Fly Across the United States – Louisa Jaggar & Shari Becker, illustrated by Floyd Cooper, Crown Books for Young Readers, (9781984847621), 2021 Format: Hardcover … Continue reading

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