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Rosewood: A Midsummer Meet Cute by Sayantani Dasgupta

Rosewood: A Midsummer Meet Cute by Sayantani Dasgupta. Scholastic Press, 2023. 9781338797725 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: ARC (March 2023 publication date) Genre:  Romance What did you like about the book? Eila Das loves … Continue reading

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Wildoak by C. C. Harrington

Wildoak by C. C. Harrington, drawings by Diana Sudyka. Scholastic Press, 2022. 9781338803860 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Historical fiction What did you like about the book? Maggie is so afflicted by … Continue reading

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Big Tree by Brian Selznick

Big Tree by Brian Selznick,  Scholastic Press, 2023. 9781338180633  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: ARC (publication date 4/4/23) Genre:  This defies genre; it is realistic fiction, science and nature, and an adventure story … Continue reading

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Home Away From Home by Cynthia Lord

Home Away From Home by Cynthia Lord. Scholastic Press, 2023. 9781338726114 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: ARC (publication date 4/18/23) Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  There have been … Continue reading

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The Guaradian Test by Christina Soontornvat, illustrated by Kevin Hong

The Guardian Test (Legends of Lotus Isle #1) by Christina Soontornvat, illustrated by Kevin Hong. Scholastic Press, 2023. 9781338759150 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: ARC (publication date 2/7/2023) Genre: Fantasy What did you … Continue reading

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Pack Your Bags, Maggie Diaz by Nina Moreno, illustrated by Courtney Lovett

Pack Your Bags, Maggie Diaz by Nina Moreno, illustrated by Courtney Lovett. Scholastic Press, 2023. 9781338818611 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: ARC (publication date 5/2/23) Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about … Continue reading

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Iceberg by Jennifer Nielsen

            Iceberg by Jennifer Nielsen. Scholastic, Press, 3/2023. 9781338795028  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Format: paperback ARC Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book? Hazel is the oldest child in her … Continue reading

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I Kick and I Fly by Ruchira Gupta

            I Kick and I Fly by Ruchira Gupta. Scholastic, 2023. 9781338825091 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Paperback ARC Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? 14-year-old Heera is a … Continue reading

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The Whispering Dark by Kelly Andrew

The Whispering Dark by Kelly Andrew. Scholastic, 2022. 9781338809497  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: ARC paperback (publication 11/1/2022) Genre: Between fantasy and horror (gothic horror) What did you like about the book? Sick … Continue reading

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The Getaway by Lamar Giles

The Getaway by Lamar Giles. Scholastic Press, 2022. 9781338752014 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: ARC (publication date 9/20/22)  Genre:  Horror What did you like about the book? Karloff Country: A paradisiacal resort for … Continue reading

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