Serafina’s Promise: Book Review

Serafina's Promise By Ann E. Burg Serafina’s Promise was beautifully told, and haunted me well after reading. I gave this book to a coworker on a whim when she asked for a book recommendation. I hadn’t read this book myself, but I knew there was some literary buzz surrounding it. She came in to work... Continue Reading →

Crown: Picture Book Review

Crown: An Ode to the Fresh CutWritten by Derrick BarnesIllustrated by Gordon C. James I spotted this book during our Scholastic Book Fair this year, and knew I had to get it into our library, permanently. Crown is a wonderful novel, representing an own voices narrative. The combination of the writing and the illustrations transports you... Continue Reading →

The Great Cheese Robbery: Book Review

The Great Cheese Robberyby Chris Mould 2019-2020 SSYRA Jr. Book This was a really fun elementary grade chapter book. It’s listed for our junior readers, grades Kindergarten through Second grade, but it is definitely a higher difficulty for these students. This book would work great as a read-aloud, or for kiddos who are reading way... Continue Reading →

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