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Review of Berry Song

Berry Song by Michaela Goade; illus. by the authorPrimary    Little, Brown    40 pp.    g7/22    978-0-316-49417-5    $18.99In Goade’s (Caldecott Medalist for We Are Water Protectors, rev. 7/20) latest picture book, set “on an island at the edge of a wide, wild, sea,” a Tlingit grandmother teaches her granddaughter “how to live...

Review of If You’re a Kid like Gavin

If You’re a Kid like Gavin by Gavin Grimm and Kyle Lukoff; illus. by J YangPrimary    Tegen/HarperCollins    40 pp.   g7/22    978-0-06-305756-2    $18.99This timely picture book by activist Grimm, with help from author Lukoff (When Aidan Became a Brother, rev. 7/19) and artist Yang, tells the true story of young...

Review of Murder for the Modern Girl

Murder for the Modern Girl by Kendall KulperHigh School    Holiday    464 pp.   g5/22    978-0-8234-4972-9    $19.99e-book ed.  978-0-8234-5287-3    $11.99There’s an “angel killer” stalking the streets in this flapper-era dark fantasy set in late-1920s Chicago. Ruby ­Newhouse only strikes men with bad intentions, and since she happens to have telepathic abilities,...

Review of See You Someday Soon

See You Someday Soon by Pat Zietlow Miller; illus. by Suzy LeePreschool, Primary    Roaring Brook    48 pp.    g6/22    978-1-250-22110-0    $19.99“Someday soon, I’ll see you. Even though you are there. And I am here. So very far apart. I want to see you now, of course. Right this minute.” In a...

Review of Hope Is an Arrow: The Story of Lebanese American Poet Kahlil Gibran

Hope Is an Arrow: The Story of Lebanese American Poet Kahlil Gibran by Cory McCarthy; illus. by Ekua HolmesPrimary    Candlewick    40 pp.   g6/22    978-1-5362-0032-4    $18.99In this picture-book biography, readers are introduced to artist and poet Kahlil Gibran (1883–1931), whose work The Prophet is one of the most widely translated...

Review of Fish and Wave

Fish and Wave [I Can Read!: Comics]by Sergio Ruzzier; illus. by the authorPreschool, Primary    HarperAlley/HarperCollins    48 pp.   g5/22    978-0-06-307667-9    $16.99Paper ed.  978-0-06-307666-2    $4.99Fish (Fish and Sun, rev. 9/21) wakes up early to search for a new friend, and the first potential pal he finds is a wave. Wave starts...

Concept books including and beyond ABCs

These recent concepts books bring added depth and enjoyment to learning ABCs, 123s, mapping skills, and more. Where’s My Cat? by Seymour Chwast; illus. by the author Preschool, Primary    Minedition    32 pp.    g 6/22    978-1-6626-5069-7    $12.99 e-book ed.  978-1-6626-5070-3    $7.99 In this odd little delight, Chwast takes objects you might...

School 101

From first-day-of-school jitters to conquering kindergarten, the talent show, and more, these picture books are as entertaining as they are reassuring to young readers just beginning their educational journey. The Queen of Kindergarten by Derrick Barnes; illus. by Vanessa Brantley-Newton Preschool, Primary    Paulsen/Penguin    32 pp.    g 5/22    978-0-593-11142-0    $17.99 e-book...

Not too cool

The following school-set novels for tween and teen readers touch on identity, friendship, dating, family, education, grief, and more — all issues perennially faced (and grappled with) by real-life young adults. In Honor of Broken Things by Paul Acampora Middle School    Dial    208 pp.    g 3/22    978-1-9848-1664-1    $17.99 e-book ed. ...
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