Category Archives: Book recommendation

Halloweensie YA Book Recommendation – The Adventures of Mary Shelley’s Great-Great-GReat-Great-Granddaughter

Title: The Adventures of Mary Shelley’s Great-Great-GReat-Great-Granddaughter Author: Brea Grant  Illustrator: Yishan Li Publisher: Six-foot Press. 2020 Ages: 12+ Genre: graphic novel Themes: writing, authors, famous authors, family, monsters, humor, gothic, Mary Shelley, Opening: Synopsis: Everyone expects sixteen-year-old Mary to be a great writer. After all, … Continue reading

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The Black Friend – Book Recommendation

Title: The Black Friend-On Being a Better White Person Author: Fredrick Joseph  Publisher: Candlewick Press, December 2020 Ages: 14+ Themes: racism, BLM, white supremacy, racial justice, artists, activists, microagressions, cultural appropriation, Genre: Nonfiction Synopsis: Speaking directly to the reader, The Black Friend calls up … Continue reading

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This Thing Called Life – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: This Thing Called Life Author & Illustrator: Christian Borstlap Publisher: Prestel Verlag, Germany, 2020 Original Title: A Propos de la Vie Ages: 5-8 56 pages. Genre: Nonfiction Themes: life, death, philosophy, connection Opening: Long, long ago, before little white wires started growing out of our … Continue reading

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