Girls Who Code By Stacia Deutsch Cover Illustrations by Andrea Fernandez

Hi, it is me Emma again. Hopefully, you like this new book review. It is one of my favorites. This book is about 4 young girls who want to learn to code and try to solve a note about coding. I really like it because these girls use teamwork and come together to solve a […]

Rebel Girls Lead

Rebel Girls Lead: 25 Tales of Powerful Women celebrates the incredible and inspiring stories of 25 women leaders in politics, business, sports, activism, and more, all written in fairy tale form. It is part of the award-winning Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls series. Reach for new heights with Vice President Kamala Harris. Organize voter registration […]

GHOULIA By: Barbara Cantini

Making New Friends Can Be Scary A Book Review by Emma C. Ovalle                         Hi, I am Emma Ovalle. I will be reviewing the book for you.  This is my first review and I hope you like it. I am only 9 yrs old and I can not wait for my next review.     This book […]

Isabelle and Alexander by: Rebecca Anderson

ADVANCE PRAISE “Anderson’s first foray into historical romance is an atypical, yet satisfying story set in Victorian Manchester’s upper middle class. Hand this to readers looking for a book that navigates the peaks and valleys of two strangers attempting to make a life together despite the hardships life throws at them.”— Library Journal “Isabelle transitions […]

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL IN CUBA by Chanel Cleeton

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL IN CUBA by Chanel Cleeton On sale May 4th, 2021 “I’m here for a job if you have one. As a reporter. I’ve spent the last few years writing for smaller papers, getting experience where I could.” I gesture to the leather folio in my lap. “I’ve brought samples of my […]

Kisses and Croissants by Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau

I take a deep breath. Audrey is basically perfect … almost too perfect. I’ve seen her dance dozens of times, and sometimes it feels like I’m watching a battery-powered ballerina. I try to ignore our classmates as I say, “Audrey doesn’t know how to have fun with it.”   Audrey’s mouth drops open, but our instructor nods approvingly, so I continue. “Ballet is […]

Simmer Down by Sarah Smith

In this finger-licking good rom-com, two is the perfect number of cooks in the kitchen. Nikki DiMarco knew life wouldn’t be all sunshine and coconuts when she quit her dream job to help her mom serve up mouthwatering Filipino dishes to hungry beach goers, but she didn’t expect the Maui food truck scene to be […]

Those Who Are Saved by Alexis Landau

In the summer of 1940, as the Nazis prepare to occupy France and force its foreign inhabitants into internment camps, wealthy Russian Jewish émigré Vera has just hours to make an impossible choice: does she subject her four-year-old daughter Lucie to the horrors of the camp, or does she send her into hiding with her […]

A Pho Love Story by: Loan Le

  I LOVED Pho Love Story! It was so fabulous! I love YA romance and I love books centered around food, so when I saw this one I knew I wanted to read it! I have made a little list of book recommendations here based on this book. If you loved Pho Love Story, you […]

The Girl at the Back of the Bus by Suzette D. Harrison

Suzette D. Harrison, a native Californian and the middle of three daughters, grew up in a home where reading was required, not requested. Her literary “career” began in junior high school with the publishing of her poetry. While Suzette pays homage to Alex Haley, Gloria Naylor, Alice Walker, Langston Hughes, and Toni Morrison as legends […]

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