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Honest June: The Show Must Go On by Tina Wells, illustrated by Brittany Bonds

Honest June: The Show Must Go On by Tina Wells (with Stephanie Smith),  illustrated by Brittany Bonds. Random House, 2022. 9780593379271 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction with a bit … Continue reading

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On the Subject of Unmentionable Things by Julia Walton

On the Subject of Unmentionable Things by Julia Walton. Random House, 2022. 9780593310571 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  Phoebe Townsend seems like … Continue reading

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Mummies in the Morning, the Graphic Novel, adapted by Jenny Laird, illustrated by Kelly & Nichole Matthews

Mummies in the Morning, the Graphic Novel (Magic Tree House #3) based on the novel by Mary Pope Osborne, adapted by Jenny Laird, illustrated by Kelly & Nichole Matthews.  A Stepping Stone Book, Random House, 2022. 9780593174760 Rating:  1-5 (5 … Continue reading

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Mr. Lemoncello’s Very First Game by Chris Grabenstein

Mr. Lemoncello’s Very First Game by Chris Grabenstein. Random House, 2022. 9780593480830 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review): 5 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Mystery, adventure What did you like about the book? In this origin story of … Continue reading

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Maizy Chen’s Last Chance by Lisa Yee

Maizy Chen’s Last Chance by Lisa Yee. Random House, 2022. 9781984830258 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Having spent her entire life in … Continue reading

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Kalamata’s Kitchen: Taste Buds in Harmony by Sarah Thomas, illustrated by Jo Kosmides Edwards

Kalamata’s Kitchen: Taste Buds in Harmony by Sarah Thomas, illustrated by Jo Kosmides Edwards.  Random House, 2022.  9780593307953 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review):  5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  … Continue reading

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A Gift for Nana by Lane Smith

A Gift for Nana by Lane Smith. Random House for Kids, 2022. 9780593430330  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review: 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? Rabbit is in search of the perfect … Continue reading

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Most Perfect You by Jazmyn Simon, illustrated by Tamisha Anthony

Most Perfect You by Jazmyn Simon, illustrated by Tamisha Anthony. Random House, 2022. 9780593426944 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review): 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Inspirational What did you like about the book? A journey that bonds … Continue reading

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Diana and the Journey to the Unknown (Wonder Woman Adventures) by Aisha Saeed

Diana and the Journey to the Unknown (Wonder Woman Adventures) by Aisha Saeed. Random House, 2022. 9780593178416 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book? Diana, … Continue reading

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Dr. Seuss’s Oh, What I’ve Learned: Thanks to My Teachers! by Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss’s Oh, What I’ve Learned: Thanks to My Teachers! by Dr. Seuss. Random House Children’s Books, 2022. 9780593381199 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)  5 Format: Hardcover gift book What did you like about the book: … Continue reading

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