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Nothing Burns As Bright As You by Ashley Woodfolk

Nothing Burns As Bright As You by Ashley Woodfolk. Versify, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2022. 9780358683551 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: ARC (publication April, 2022) Genre: Realistic fiction, romance, novels in verse What did … Continue reading

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The Suitcase – written and illustrated by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros

 The Suitcase – written and illustrated by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 9780358329602, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+ Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book?  Can you create a compelling, entertaining and … Continue reading

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Bluecrowne: A Greenglass House Story – Kate Milford, illustrations by Nicole Wong

Bluecrowne: A Greenglass House Story – Kate Milford, illustrations by Nicole Wong, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, (9780358097549), c2018, 2020 Format:  Paperback Genre: Adventure/Fantasy Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book?  This standalone … Continue reading

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Time Bomb by Joelle Charbonneau

 Time Bomb by Joelle Charbonneau, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2018, 2020 9780358108054 Format: Paperback, 340 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 What did you like about the book? Seven very different students are trapped in … Continue reading

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Empress of All Seasons – Emiko Jean

  Empress of All Seasons – Emiko Jean, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, (9780358108269), c2018, 2019 Format: Paperback Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book?  Mari has trained all her … Continue reading

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Crab Cake – written and illustrated by Andrea Tsurumi

 Crab Cake – written and illustrated by Andrea Tsurumi, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 9780544959002, 2019  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  An easy-to-swallow message book is … Continue reading

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The Story of Seeds: Think Global, Act Local – Nancy F. Castaldo

 The Story of Seeds: Think Global, Act Local – Nancy F. Castaldo, Houghton MIfflin Harcourt; (9780358120179), 2020 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: nonfiction What did you like about the book? Seeds … Continue reading

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Ginny Goblin Cannot Have a Monster for a Pet by David Goodner, illustrated by Louis Thomas

Ginny Goblin Cannot Have a Monster for a Pet by David Goodner, illustrated by Louis Thomas. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 9780544764163, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Picture book  What did you … Continue reading

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Crow Smarts: Inside the Brain of the World’s Brightest Bird by Pamela S. Turner, photographs by Andy Comins, illustrated by Guido De Filippo

  Crow Smarts: Inside the Brain of the World’s Brightest Bird by Pamela S. Turner, photographs by Andy Comins, illustrated by Guido De Filippo, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 978035813605 (paperback), 9780544416192 (hardcover), c2016, 2020 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or … Continue reading

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Pay Attention, Carter Jones – by Gary D. Schmidt

   Pay Attention, Carter Jones – by Gary D. Schmidt, Houghton Harcourt Harcourt, 9780544790858, 2019 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction/sports What did you like about the book?  I have loved … Continue reading

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