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Middle Grade Book Recommendation – Haven Jacobs Saves the Planet

Title: Haven Jacobs Saves the Planet Author: Barbara Dee Publisher: Aladdin, Sept. 2022 Ages: 9-12 Format/Genre: Fiction Themes: eco-anxiety, teens, pollution, climate crisis, chemical pollutants, rivers, friendships, anxiety, bullying, panic attacks, insomnia, nail-biting Reviewed from an ARC Favorite Quote (as a librarian ;)) : … Continue reading

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Annual Summer Blog Hiatus

My wonderful school librarian job affords me two months of travel every summer, and girl, I make the most of it. Am off hiking, writing, pet-sitting, National Park exploring, road-tripping, and having another wonderful travel adventure for the next couple … Continue reading

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Send a Girl – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Send a Girl, The True Story of How Women Joined FDNY Author: Jessica M. Rinker Illustrator: Meg Hunt Publisher: Bloomsbury Children’s Books, March 2021 Ages: 5-8 40 pages.  Genre: biography Themes: firefighters, women, girls, equality, sexism, discrimination, New York City, FNDY, Brenda Berkman, feminism … Continue reading

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