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Blue, Barry, & Pancakes / Blue, Barry, & Pancakes: Escape from Balloonia – written and illustrated by Daniel Rajai Abdo and Jason Linwood Patterson

Blue, Barry, & Pancakes – written and illustrated by Daniel Rajai Abdo and Jason Linwood Patterson, First Second, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press, 9781250255556, 2021 Blue, Barry, & Pancakes: Escape from Balloonia – written and illustrated by Daniel Rajai Abdo and Jason … Continue reading

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Displacement – written and illustrated by Kiku Hughes

  Displacement – written and illustrated by Kiku Hughes, First Second, 9781250193544, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Graphic novel What did you like about the book?  In this semi-autobiographical memoir/time travel … Continue reading

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Julia’s House Moves On – Ben Hatke

 Julia’s House Moves On – Ben Hatke, First Second (an imprint of Roaring Brook Press), (9781250191373), 2020 Format: Hardcover picture book Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book? In … Continue reading

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Nico Bravo and the Hound of Hades and Nico Bravo and the Cellar Dwellers – written and illustrated by Mike Cavallaro

 Nico Bravo and the Hound of Hades and Nico Bravo and the Cellar Dwellers – written and illustrated by Mike Cavallaro, First Second, 9781250196989 and 9781250220370, 2020      Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: … Continue reading

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The Daughters of Ys by M.T. Anderson, illustrated by Jo Rioux

 The Daughters of Ys by M.T. Anderson, illustrated by Jo Rioux, First Second, 9781626728783, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Graphic novel Genre: Folklore/ Legend What did you like about the book?  This … Continue reading

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The Adventure Zone: Petals to the Metal by Clint McElroy, illustrated by Carey Pietsch

The Adventure Zone: Petals to the Metal by Clint McElroy, illustrated by Carey Pietsch. First Second, 2020. 9781250232625 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Fantasy/gaming What did you like about the book? With … Continue reading

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One Year at Ellsmere – written and illustrated by Faith Erin Hicks

 One Year at Ellsmere – written and illustrated by Faith Erin Hicks, First Second (an imprint of Roaring Brook Press), 9781250219091, 2020 (reprinted from 2008).  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Graphic novel What … Continue reading

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A Map to the Sun – written and illustrated by Sloane Leong

  A Map to the Sun – written and illustrated by Sloane Leong, First Second (an imprint of Roaring Brook Press), 9781250146670, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Graphic novel Genre: Realistic / Sports … Continue reading

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Unrig: How To Fix Our Broken Democracy, by Daniel G. Newman, illustrated by George O’Connor

 Unrig: How To Fix Our Broken Democracy by Daniel G. Newman, illustrated by George O’Connor, First Second, 9781250295309, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover graphic nonfiction Genre: nonfiction What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Peter & Ernesto: Sloths in the Night by Graham Annable

Peter & Ernesto: Sloths in the Night by Graham Annable. First Second, 2020. 9781250211309 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Graphic novel animal fantasy What did you like about the book? This is the third … Continue reading

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