Tag Archives: Random House

Shelter by Christie Matheson

Shelter by Christie Matheson. Random House, 2021. 9780593376386 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Maya narrates a day in her life living in a … Continue reading

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Grandude’s Green Submarine by Paul McCartney, illustrated by Kathryn Durst

Grandude’s Green Submarine by Paul McCartney, illustrated by Kathryn Durst. Random House, 2021. 9780593372432 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? On a too-hot summer … Continue reading

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Return of the Underwear Dragon by Scott Rothman, illustrated by Pete Oswald

Return of the Underwear Dragon by Scott Rothman, illustrated by Pete Oswald. Random House Studio, 2021. 9780593119921 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book? Following the knighthood … Continue reading

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Katie the Catsitter by Colleen AF Venable, illustrated by Stephanie Yue

Katie the Catsitter by Colleen AF Venable, illustrated by Stephanie Yue. Random House, 2021. 9780593306321 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 4.5 Format: Hardcover, graphic novel What did you like about the book? Katie is bummed because … Continue reading

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The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna

The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna. Delacorte Press, Random House, 2021. 9781984848697 Rating: (1-5) (5 is a starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book? Readers of The Gilded Ones will enter the mind … Continue reading

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The Thief of Worlds by Bruce Coville

The Thief of Worlds by Bruce Coville. Random House, 2021. 9780385392518 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book?  Eleven-year-old Hurricane Smith has grown up with … Continue reading

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My Little Brave Girl by Hilary Duff, illustrated by Kelsey Garrity-Riley

My Little Brave Girl by Hilary Duff, illustrated by Kelsey Garrity-Riley, Random House, 2021. 9780593300725 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)  4 Format:  Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book:  A lovely … Continue reading

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Always by My Side: A Stuffie Story written and illustrated by Jennifer Black Reinhardt

Always by My Side: A Stuffie Story, written and illustrated by Jennifer Black Reinhardt. Random House, 2021. 9780593173824 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)  4 Format:  Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about the … Continue reading

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History Smashers: The Titanic – Kate Messner, illustrated by Matt Aytch Taylor

History Smashers: The Titanic – Kate Messner, illustrated by Matt Aytch Taylor. Random House, 2021. 9780593120439  Format: paperback Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  What did you like about the book?  This comprehensive history of … Continue reading

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Warriors in Winter by Mary Pope Osborne, illustrated by AG Ford

Warriors in Winter (Magic Tree House,#31) by Mary Pope Osborne, illustrated by AG Ford, Random House, 9780525647676, 2021, original 2019 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Adventure/Time-travel What did you like about … Continue reading

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