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Some Places More Than Others by Renée Watson - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781681191089
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - September 3rd, 2019

Amara has dreamed of visiting Harlem in NYC to learn about her father's childhood, and she finally gets the chance when her father goes there for business. But there's a catch-her father and her grandpa haven't spoken since the day Amara was born twelve years ago. Inspiring and heartwarming, Watson crafts a story about mending lost relationships and rekindling the feeling of family. ~ Reviewed by Jessie DeGarmo


The Two Princesses of Bamarre by Gail Carson Levine - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780064409667
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Published: HarperCollins - April 24th, 2012

This was one of the first fantasy books I read as an adolescent! Jam-packed with action, adventure, magic, monsters, and a little bit of romance, it's so easy to fall head over heels for Addie and her older sister Meryl. ~ Reviewed by Jessie DeGarmo


Unicorn Day by Diana Murray - Book Review

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By Diana Murray, Luke Flowers (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781492667223
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Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - June 4th, 2019

Rhyming words, bright pictures, and silly unicorns! Everyone is having a great unicorn day until they realize there is an impostor at their party. A story about inclusion, Unicorn Day is an inspiration! ~ Reviewed by Jessie DeGarmo


I Will Be Fierce by Bea Birdsong - Book Review

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By Bea Birdsong, Nidhi Chanani (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781250295088
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - April 23rd, 2019

There are many ways to be fierce throughout the day- fighting back dragons, exploring new terrain-even climbing the Mountain of Knowledge! With a little imagination and determination, you can turn a regular day into a fierce adventure! ~ Reviewed by Jessie DeGarmo


When Pencil Met Eraser by Karen Kilpatrick - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781250309396
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Published: Imprint - May 28th, 2019

When Pencil Met Eraser is an inspirational origin story about how Pencil and Eraser learn to work together. Very sweet and funny! ~ Reviewed by Jessie DeGarmo


The Things She's Seen by Ambelin Kwaymullina - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781984848789
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - May 14th, 2019

Ever since Beth died, her afterlife has been dedicated to helping her father get back to his work as a detective through solving a homicide case. Will she be able to get her dad through his grief before it's time for her to move on? Impossible to put down, The Things She's Seen is a unique thriller that will keep the reader guessing until the end. ~ Reviewed by Jessie DeGarmo


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