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What’s Inside a Flower? And Other Questions About Science & Nature – written and illustrated by Rachel Ignotofsk

    What’s Inside a Flower? And Other Questions About Science & Nature – written and illustrated by Rachel Ignotofsky, Crown Books, 9780593176474, 2021  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Nonfiction What did … Continue reading

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Chlorine Sky – Mahogany L. Browne

  Chlorine Sky – Mahogany L. Browne; Crown; (9780593176399), 2021 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Genre: realistic fiction; novel in verse What did you like about the book? In this novel in … Continue reading

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Nameless Queen by Rebecca McLaughlin

Nameless Queen by Rebecca McLaughlin. Crown, 9781524700263, 2020 Format: Hardcover, 340 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Fantasy Fiction What did you like about the book? Born with no name, Coin is one of the nameless who … Continue reading

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The Talk: Conversations About Race, Love & Truth – edited by Wade Hudson and Cheryl Willis Hudson

 The Talk: Conversations About Race, Love & Truth – edited by Wade Hudson and Cheryl Willis Hudson, Crown Books (an imprint of Penguin Random House), 9780593121610, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover What … Continue reading

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Ashlords by Scott Reintgen

Ashlords by Scott Reintgen. Crown, 9780593119174, 2020  Format: Hardcover, 358 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Fantasy Fiction What did you like about the book?  Ashlords, overlords suppressing both Longhands and Dividians, have power, courtesy of … Continue reading

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No True Believers by Rabiah York Lumbar

 No True Believers by Rabiah York Lumbard, Crown Books, 9780525644255, 2020 Format: First Edition Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Realistic Fiction   What did you like about the book?  This book had me hooked … Continue reading

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Clean Getaway by Nic Stone, illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile

Clean Getaway by Nic Stone, illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile. Crown, 9781984892980, 2020 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Adventure/realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  Eleven-year-old Scoob and his favorite … Continue reading

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It’s Up to You, Ben Franklin by Tom & Leila Hirschfeld

 It’s Up to You, Ben Franklin by Tom & Leila Hirschfeld, Crown Books for Young Readers, 2019. 9780553509496 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about the book?  The biography was … Continue reading

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Jackpot – Nic Stone

 Jackpot – Nic Stone, Crown, (9781984829627), 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+  Genre: Realistic contemporary fiction/Romance  What did you like about the book?  Rico is a high school senior who pretty much … Continue reading

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Brave. Black. First.: 50+ African American Women Who Changed the World – Cheryl Willis Hudson; illustrated by Erin K. Robinson

 Brave. Black. First.: 50+ African American Women Who Changed the World – Cheryl Willis Hudson; illustrated by Erin K. Robinson, Crown; (9780525645818), 2020 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: nonfiction What did … Continue reading

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