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Hollow Kingdom by Kira Jane Buxton
Hollow Kingdom
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Funny, engaging adventure, edge of your seat (at times) action, incredibly sweet and cleaver. But also philosophical. It really asks, does humanity deserve such a eulogy?
Loved all the details as well but I live in Seattle near where much of the book
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Yes, I'm Hot in This by Huda Fahmy
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Funny, smart, snarky! You'll want to be Huda's BFF. Cartoons about daily life as a Muslim American woman who wears a Hijab. Drawings are cute, basic, with TONS of expressions with minimal lines.
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Where the Woods End by Charlotte Salter
Where the Woods End
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Adventure, monsters, friendship, action and death. This is a scary book at times but not horror, it is also an action fantasy but a dark one. Think modern day grimes fairy tale. Good for 3-7th grades. Main character is 12 but lives in a dangerous woo ...more
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Katt vs. Dogg by James Patterson
Katt vs. Dogg
by James Patterson (Goodreads Author)
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Dogg and Katt get lost in the woods and need to learn to work together to survive. Comics/novel, good for 1st-4th graders, friendship, reluctant reader, prejudice, funny
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Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Boy by Tony Medina
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What a lovely, lovely book. illustrations by wonderful contemporary black artists, and poetry by Tony Medina. There is a lot to love in this book. Good for lap sit reads, classroom read aloud, poetry time, story times, school visits, displays etc.
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Winterhouse by Ben  Guterson
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Good for 3rd grade+ Mystery, a little magic, evil guests, a bookish orphan girl, a magical hotel, and an adventure. Good for Mr Limoncello readers, mystery/fantasy/adventure cross over
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Thick by Tressie McMillan Cottom
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So fucking good! Poignant, well written, thought provoking, timely. Mixes perspectives from several different disciplines. Read this book , no matter how much you think you know about racism, feminism, capitalism, or American contemporary culture, y ...more
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Illegal by Eoin Colfer
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A very intense, sad, and poignant story about illegal immigration and the dangers, death, fear, and human catastrophe that is happening with immigrants trying to get into Europe. It ends on a hopeful note, but the story shows drownings, and loss of l ...more
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Zenobia July by Lisa Bunker
Zenobia July
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A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer
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Really original retelling of beauty and the beast, completely hooked me (I stayed up WAY late to finish it)!
strong girl protagonist, cerebral palsy, queer secondary characters, issues of poverty, romance, action, athleticism
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