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Review of Freestyle

Freestyle by Gale Galligan; illus. by the author; color by K Czap Middle School    Graphix/Scholastic    272 pp.    g 10/22    978-1-338-04581-9    $24.99 Paper ed.  978-1-338-04580-2    $12.99 The Eight Bitz dance crew has one more year together before they all go off to different high schools, and they’re...
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Review of The Mystery of the Monarchs: How Kids, Teachers, and Butterfly Fans Helped Fred and Norah Urquhart Track the Great Monarch Migration

The Mystery of the Monarchs: How Kids, Teachers, and Butterfly Fans Helped Fred and Norah Urquhart Track the Great Monarch Migration by Barb Rosenstock ; illus. by Erika Meza Primary     Knopf    40 pp.       g5/22     978-1-9848-2956-6     $18.99Library ed.  978-1-9848-2957-3    $21.99e-book ed.  978-1-9848-2958-0    $11.99 The idea of...

Review of Honeybee Rescue: A Backyard Drama

Honeybee Rescue: A Backyard Drama by Loree Griffin Burns; photos by Ellen HarasimowiczPrimary, Intermediate    Charlesbridge  40 pp.   g5/22    978-1-62354-239-9    $16.99This clear and engaging book documents the painstaking work of relocating a hive of honeybees that has outgrown its hive box. In Burns’s conversational text, readers are introduced to Mr....
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Review of Whose Bones Are Those?

Whose Bones Are Those? by Chihiro Takeuchi; illus. by the authorPreschool    Candlewick Studio    40 pp.    g7/22    978-1-5362-2145-9    $17.99Colorful, bold type; brightly saturated backgrounds; and simple, clean design set the tone for a concept book that doubles as a surprisingly joyous celebration of bones. A friendly-looking hippo faces its own skeleton...
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Review of Up Your Nose

Up Your Nose by Seth Fishman; illus. by Isabel GreenbergPreschool, Primary    Greenwillow    40 pp.   g6/22    978-0-06-295338-4    $17.99Colorful, squiggly germs with alarmed cartoon faces swirl all around the three curious children at the center of this useful and entertaining book by the team behind A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars (rev....
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Review of The Aquanaut

The Aquanaut by Dan Santat; illus. by the authorIntermediate    Scholastic    256 pp.   g3/22    978-0-545-49760-2    $24.99Paper ed.  978-0-545-49761-9    $12.99In this fast-paced graphic novel, the story shifts quickly from the prologue’s dramatic underwater disaster to a goofy sci-fi buddy comedy set five years later. A motley crew of ocean creatures, led...

Review of Sir Ladybug and Sir Ladybug and the Queen Bee

Sir Ladybug by Corey R. Tabor; illus. by the author Primary    Balzer + Bray/HarperAlley/HarperCollins    72 pp.    g 3/22    978-0-06-306906-0    $12.99 e-book ed.  978-0-06-306908-4    $7.99 Sir Ladybug and the Queen Bee by Corey R. Tabor; illus. by the author Primary    Balzer + Bray/HarperAlley/HarperCollins    72 pp.    g 6/22    978-0-06-306909-1    $12.99 e-book ed. ...
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Review of Where’s My Cat?

Where’s My Cat? by Seymour Chwast; illus. by the authorPreschool, Primary    Minedition    32 pp.  g6/22    978-1-6626-5069-7    $12.99e-book ed.  978-1-6626-5070-3    $7.99In this odd little delight, Chwast takes objects you might find around the house and turns them into improbable animals. The story begins on the book’s cover, which asks readers to...
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Review of Blast Off!: How Mary Sherman Morgan Fueled America into Space

Blast Off!: How Mary Sherman Morgan Fueled America into Space by Suzanne Slade; illus. by Sally Wern ComportPrimary, Intermediate    Calkins/Astra    40 pp.    g4/22    978-1-68437-241-6    $18.99e-book ed.  978-1-63592-559-3    $11.99Slade (A Computer Called Katherine, rev. 7/19; June Almeida, Virus Detective!) follows noted chemist Morgan from her North Dakota childhood working on the...
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