Tag: children's books
She Sang for India (2022)
Suma Subramaniam. Illus Shreya Gupta. 4 stars. (9780374388744). A biographical picture book of M.S. Subbulakshmi, a powerful Indian singer who advocated for justice and peace through song.
Friends are Friends, Forever (2022)
Dane Liu. Illustrated by Lynn Scurfield. 4 stars. (9781250778185). After making paper snowflakes during the Lunar New Year, Dandan moves to a new place and no longer has someone to share the tradition with.
Dear Librarian (2021)
Written by Lydia M. Sigwarth. Illustrated by Romina Galotta. 4.5 stars. (9780374313906). After moving from her home, it’s not until Lydia discovers the library that she finds a place feels nearly like one.
The New Kid Has Fleas (2021)
Written by Amy Dyckman. Illustrated by Ida Kaban. 4 stars. (9781250245243). There a New Kid in school and everyone’s wary of her. She might even have fleas, but maybe different doesn’t necessarily mean anything bad.
The One and Only Sparkella (2021)
Channing Tatum. 5 stars. (9781250750754). Sparkella’s first day at a new school is a difficult one when the kids aren’t very nice to her. She tries being “normal” only to find that “normal” doesn’t make her feel that great about herself.
Thao Lam. 4 stars. (9781771474320). When you have a name that is hard to pronounce, it can be difficult.
The Sharey Godmother (2021)
Samantha Berger. 4 stars. (9781250222305). Shari the Sharey Godmother loves sharing but her friends are worried that with all her sharing she doesn’t get anything in return. (**GIVEAWAY**)
Yang Warriors (2021)
Kao Kalia Yang. 4.5 stars. (9781517907983). In the Ban Vinai refugee camp, ten cousins–the Yang Warriors– prepare to not only defend their families but also find food for them.
Eyes that Kiss in the Corner (2021)
Joanna Ho. 5 stars. (9780062915627). A celebration of diversity, of eyes that might not look like other’s but are just as beautiful. These are eyes that kiss in the corner.