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Samira Surfs by Rukhsanna Guidroz, illustrations by Fahmida Azim

Samira Surfs by Rukhsanna Guidroz, illustrations by Fahmida Azim. Kokila, an imprint of Penguin Random House, 2021. 9781984816191 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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The Cot in the Living Room by Hilda Eunice Burgos, illustrated by Gaby D’Alessandro

The Cot in the Living Room by Hilda Eunice Burgos, illustrated by Gaby D’Alessandro. Kokila, an imprint of Penguin Random House, 2021. 9780593110478 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Realistic fiction/picture book What … Continue reading

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The Legend of Auntie Po by Shing Yin Khor

The Legend of Auntie Po by Shing Yin Khor. Kokila, 2021. 9780525554882 Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format:  Hardcover Genre: Historical Fiction What did you like about the book?    This graphic novel takes a … Continue reading

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My Rainbow by Trinity and DeShanna Neal, illustrated by Art Twink

    My Rainbow by Trinity and DeShanna Neal, illustrated by Art Twink, Kokila: An Imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 9781984814609, 2020 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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Ten Ways to Hear Snow by Cathy Camper, illustrated by Kenard Pak

  Ten Ways to Hear Snow by Cathy Camper, illustrated by Kenard Pak, Kokila (an imprint of Penguin Random House), 9780399186332, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the … Continue reading

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BronxShapes and BronxTones, written and photographed by Alex Rivera

              BronxShapes and BronxTones, written and photographed by Alex Rivera, Kokila (an imprint of Penguin Random House), 9780593110812  and 9780593110782, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Board … Continue reading

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Fauja Singh Keeps Going: The True Story of the Oldest Person to Ever Run a Marathon,  by Simran Jeet Singh, illustrated by Baljinder Kaur

  Fauja Singh Keeps Going: The True Story of the Oldest Person to Ever Run a Marathon,  by Simran Jeet Singh, illustrated by Baljinder Kaur, Kokila – A Penguin Random House Imprint, 9780525555094, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an … Continue reading

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The Ocean Calls: A Haenyeo Mermaid Story – written by Tina Cho, illustrated by Jess X. Snow

    The Ocean Calls: A Haenyeo Mermaid Story – written by Tina Cho, illustrated by Jess X. Snow, Kokila, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 9781984814869, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about the book?  Dayeon is … Continue reading

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Antiracist Baby by Ibram X. Kendi, illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky

Antiracist Baby by Ibram X. Kendi, illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky. Kokila, 2020. 9780593110416 Format: Board Book Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Genre:  Board book What did you like about the book? Toddlers get their activist mandate in … Continue reading

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 Stand Up, Yumi Chung! – Jessica Kim

  Stand Up, Yumi Chung! – Jessica Kim, Kokila, (9780525554974), 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:    Realistic What did you like about the book?   Eleven year old Yumi yearns to become … Continue reading

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