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Uncle John’s City Garden by Bernadette G. Ford, illustrated by Frank Morrison

Uncle John’s City Garden by Bernadette G. Ford, illustrated by Frank Morrison. Holiday House, 2022. 9780823447862 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? Li’l Sissy … Continue reading

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The Universe in You by Jason Chin

The Universe in You: A Microscopic Journey by Jason Chin. Neal Porter Books, Holiday House, 2022. 9780823450701 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? While … Continue reading

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Scoot: A Tiny New York Bird With a Great Big Idea by Fran Manushkin,  illustrated by Bruce Degen

Scoot: A Tiny New York Bird With a Great Big Idea by Fran Manushkin,  illustrated by Bruce Degen. Holiday House, 2022. 9780823442546 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you … Continue reading

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Polar Bear by Candace Fleming, illustrated by Eric Rohmann

Polar Bear by Candace Fleming, illustrated by Eric Rohmann. Neal Porter Books, Holiday House, 2022. 9780823449163 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  This gorgeous, … Continue reading

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I Don’t Care by Julie Fogliano, illustrated by Molly Idle and Juana Martinez-Neal

I Don’t Care by Julie Fogliano, illustrated by Molly Idle and Juana Martinez-Neal. Neal Porter Books, Holiday House, 2022. 9780823443451 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about … Continue reading

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Ode to a Nobody by Caroline Brooks DuBois

Ode to a Nobody by Caroline Brooks DuBois. Holiday House, 2022. 9780823451562 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Novel-in-verse Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Quinn, 13, feels inferior … Continue reading

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Owls: New and Updated by Gail Gibbons

Owls: New and Updated by Gail Gibbons. Holiday House, c2006, 2022. 9780823452026 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? This updated picture book by beloved … Continue reading

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Am I a Frog? by Lizzy Rockwell

Am I a Frog? by Lizzy Rockwell. Holiday House, 2022. 9780823450787 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? The life cycle of a frog is … Continue reading

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Santiago!: Santiago Ramon Y Cajal – Artist, Scientist, Troublemaker by Jay Hosler

            Santiago!: Santiago Ramon Y Cajal – Artist, Scientist, Troublemaker by Jay Hosler. Margaret Ferguson Books/Holiday House, 2022. 9780823450367  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+ Format: Hardcover graphic biography What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Franny’s Fix-it Shop: How Machines Work by Edward Miller

Franny’s Fix-it Shop: How Machines Work by Edward Miller. Holiday House, 2022. 9780823443376 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book?  Miller’s illustrations are colorful … Continue reading

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