Tag Archives: Philomel Books

There’s a Ghost in This House by Oliver Jeffers

There’s a Ghost in This House by Oliver Jeffers. Philomel, Penguin Random House, 2021. 9780593466186 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  A little girl … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, Author, Ghosts, Halloween, Oliver Jeffers | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Goodnight Ganesha by Nadia Salomon,  illustrated by Poonam Mistry

Goodnight Ganesha by Nadia Salomon,  illustrated by Poonam Mistry. Philomel Books, Penguin Random House, 2021. 9780593203613 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  Ornate illustrations … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, Bedtime Story, Grandparents, India, Indian-American, Nadia Salomon, Poonam Mistry | Tagged , | Comments Off on Goodnight Ganesha by Nadia Salomon,  illustrated by Poonam Mistry

between shades of gray: The Graphic Novel by Ruta Septys, adapted by Andrew Donkin, Art by Dave Kopka, color by Brann Livesay

            between shades of gray: The Graphic Novel by Ruta Septys, adapted by Andrew Donkin, Art by Dave Kopka, color by Brann Livesay, Philomel, 2021. 9780593404850  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Softcover graphic … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Starred Review, *Young Adult, Andrew Donkin, Dave Kopka, Graphic novel, Historical fiction, Ruta Sepetys, World War II | Tagged | Comments Off on between shades of gray: The Graphic Novel by Ruta Septys, adapted by Andrew Donkin, Art by Dave Kopka, color by Brann Livesay

There’s a Ghost in this House by Oliver Jeffers

There’s a Ghost in this House by Oliver Jeffers, Philomel Books, 2021. 9780593466186 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book? About the illustrations in … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, *Starred Review, Ghosts, Oliver Jeffers | Tagged | Comments Off on There’s a Ghost in this House by Oliver Jeffers

Twinkle Twinkle Little Kid by Drew Daywalt, pictures by Molly Idle

Twinkle Twinkle Little Kid by Drew Daywalt, pictures by Molly Idle. Philomel Books, Penguin Random House, 2021. 9780399171321 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, Bedtime Story, Friendship | Tagged , | Comments Off on Twinkle Twinkle Little Kid by Drew Daywalt, pictures by Molly Idle

Living Beyond Borders: Growing Up Mexican in America edited by Margarita Longoria

Living Beyond Borders: Growing Up Mexican in America edited by Margarita Longoria. Philomel Books, Penguin Random House, 2021. 9780593204979 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Short stories What did you like about … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Young Adult, Anthology, Identity, Immigration, Latinx, Short Stories | Tagged , | Comments Off on Living Beyond Borders: Growing Up Mexican in America edited by Margarita Longoria

She Persisted: Nellie Bly by Michelle Knudsen & She Persisted: Florence Griffith Joyner by Rita Williams-Garcia

She Persisted: Nellie Bly by Michelle Knudsen, illustrated by Gillian Flint. Philomel, 2021. 9780593115756 She Persisted: Florence Griffith Joyner by Rita Williams-Garcia, illustrated by Gillian Flint. Philomel, 2021. 9780593115961 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, Biography, Journalism, Michelle Knudsen, Rita Williams-Garcie, Sports, Women's history | Tagged | Comments Off on She Persisted: Nellie Bly by Michelle Knudsen & She Persisted: Florence Griffith Joyner by Rita Williams-Garcia

Kate the Chemist: The Awesome Book of Edible Experiments for Kids by Kate Biberdorf

Kate the Chemist: The Awesome Book of Edible Experiments for Kids by Kate Biberdorf. Philomel Books, 2021. 9780593116197 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book? This book … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Starred Review, Author, Chemistry, Cooking, Kate Biberdorf | Tagged | Comments Off on Kate the Chemist: The Awesome Book of Edible Experiments for Kids by Kate Biberdorf

The Sky Above Us by Natalie Lund

The Sky Above Us by Natalie Lund, Philomel, 9780525518037, c2021 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? An unnamed island in the Gulf is the … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, Death, Natalie Lund, Realistic fiction | Tagged | Comments Off on The Sky Above Us by Natalie Lund

This Is How We Fly – Anna Meriano

  This Is How We Fly – Anna Meriano, Philomel Books, (9780593116876), 2020     Format:  Hardcover Genre: Coming of Age/ Realistic Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about the book? This coming of … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, Anna Meriano, Coming of Age, LGBTQIA+, Realistic fiction | Tagged | Comments Off on This Is How We Fly – Anna Meriano