Tag Archives: Crown Books

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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Caught! Nabbing History’s Most Wanted by Georgia Bragg, illlustrated by Kevin O’Malley

Caught! Nabbing History’s Most Wanted by Georgia Bragg, illustrated by Kevin O’Malley. Crown, 2019. 9781524767419 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about the book? Fourteen outlaws from the annals of history are … Continue reading

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Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species adapted and illustrated by Sabina Radeva

Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species adapted and illustrated by Sabina Radeva. Crown Books, 9781984894915, 2019 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Format: Hardcover, oversized picture book What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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We’re Not From Here – written by Geoff Rodkey

  We’re Not From Here – written by Geoff Rodkey, Crown Books, 9781524773045, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Science fiction What did you like about the book? This seemingly lighthearted, funny … Continue reading

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Come Find Me – by Megan Miranda

   Come Find Me – by Megan Miranda, Crown, 9780525578291, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 2 Genre: Mystery What did you like about the book?  Two teens (Kennedy and Nolan) experience violent tragedy … Continue reading

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Come Find Me – Megan Miranda

   Come Find Me – Megan Miranda, Crown, (9780525578291), 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Mystery/ Supernatural realism  What did you like about the book? One day, while having a picnic … Continue reading

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