Tag Archives: Holiday House

Red by Laura Vaccaro Seeger

Red by Laura Vaccaro Seeger. Neal Porter Books: Holiday House Publishing, 2021. 9780823447121 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? Laura Vaccaro Seeger has created another in … Continue reading

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What Isabella Wanted by Candace Fleming, illustrated by Matthew Cordell

What Isabella Wanted: Isabella Stewart Gardner Builds a Museum by Candace Fleming, illustrated by Matthew Cordell. Neal Porter Books, Holiday House, 2021. 9780823442638 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre:  Biography What … Continue reading

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Kraken Me Up

Kraken Me Up (I Like to Read Comics) by Jeffrey Ebbeler. Holiday House, 2021. 9780823450176  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover/easy reader/graphic novel Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? Starting on the … Continue reading

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Let Me Fix You a Plate: A Tale of Two Kitchens by Elizabeth Lilly

Let Me Fix You a Plate: A Tale of Two Kitchens by Elizabeth Lilly. Neal Porter Books, Holiday House, 2021. 9780823443253 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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I Want an Apple: How My Body Works by David L. Harrison, illustrated by David Catrow

            I Want an Apple: How My Body Works – David L. Harrison, illustrated by David Catrow, Holiday House, 2021. 9780823441044  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+ Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you … Continue reading

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Daughter of the White Rose by Diane Zahler

Daughter of the White Rose by Diane Zahler. Holiday House, 2021. 9780823446070 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book?  In the late 15th century, … Continue reading

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The Little Wooden Robot and the Log Princess by Tom Gauld

The Little Wooden Robot and the Log Princess – Tom Gauld, Neal Porter Books/Holiday House, 2021. 9780823446988 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Picture book What did you like about the book? The … Continue reading

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The Passover Guest by Susan Kusel, illustrated by Sean Rubin

The Passover Guest by Susan Kusel, illustrated by Sean Rubin.  Neal Porter Books, Holiday House, 2020.  9780823445622 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review):  5 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book?  … Continue reading

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Deadman’s Castle – Iain Lawrence

            Deadman’s Castle – Iain Lawrence, Margaret Ferguson Books/Holiday House, (9780823446551), 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Mystery What did you like about the book? At the age of five, Igor … Continue reading

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The Blind Colt – by Glen Rounds

The Blind Colt by Glen Rounds. Holiday House, c1941, 2020. 9780823443536 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction, animal stories What did you like about the book? This is the 80th … Continue reading

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