Tag Archives: Simon & Schuster

Wildfire! by Ashley Wolff

Wildfire! by Ashley Wolff. Beach Lane Books, Simon & Schuster, 2021. 9781534487734 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book?  With wildfires in the news constantly, this nonfiction … Continue reading

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The Welcome Chair by Rosemary Wells, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney

The Welcome Chair by Rosemary Wells, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. A Paula Wiseman Book, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2021. 9781534429772 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre: Historical … Continue reading

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A Dinosaur Named Ruth by Julia Lyon,  illustrated by Alexandra Bye

A Dinosaur Named Ruth: How Ruth Mason Discovered Fossils in Her Own Backyard by Julia Lyon,  illustrated by Alexandra Bye. Margaret K. McElderry Books, Simon & Schuster, 2021. 9781534474642 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 … Continue reading

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Tiny Dancer by Siena Cherson Siegel,  illustrated by Mark Siegel

Tiny Dancer by Siena Cherson Siegel,  illustrated by Mark Siegel. Atheneum, Simon & Schuster, 2021. 9781481486668 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover graphic novel Genre: Memoir What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Black Ballerinas: My Journey to Our Legacy by Misty Copeland

Black Ballerinas: My Journey to Our Legacy by Misty Copeland,  illustrated by Salena Barnes. Aladdin, Simon & Schuster, 2021. 9781534474246 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Collective biography What did you like … Continue reading

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The Welcome Chair by Rosemary Wells, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney

The Welcome Chair by Rosemary Wells, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2021.  9781534429772  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? The … Continue reading

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My Name is Bana by Bana Alabed, illustrated by Nez Riaz

My Name is Bana by Bana Alabed, illustrated by Nez Riaz. Salaam Reads: Simon and Schuster, 2021. 9781534412484  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover biography What did you like about the book? Bana Alabed (Syrian … Continue reading

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It Fell From the Sky by The Fan Brothers

It Fell From the Sky by The Fan Brothers. Simon & Schuster, 2021. 9781534457621 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? An unknown object lands … Continue reading

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The First Christmas by Phillips Brooks, illustrated by Will Moses

The First Christmas by Phillips Brooks, illustrated by Will Moses. Paula Wiseman Books,  Simon & Schuster, 2021. 9781534478787 Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format:  Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Sabrina Sue Loves the Snow by Pricilla Burris

Sabrina Sue Loves the Snow by Pricilla Burris. Simon Spotlight, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Division, 2021. 9781534484474 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book? Sabrina Sue, … Continue reading

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