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Books that Came My Way in May 2020

A monthly round-up of all the new books added to my shelves in May including adult and children's fiction and non-fiction.
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Quick Lit: Mini-Reviews of Some Recent Reads – April 2020 Edition

My monthly round-up of books I've read for my own enjoyment including fiction, nonfiction, and juvenile fiction.
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Children’s Book Review: Something is Bugging Samantha Hansen by Nancy Viau

Samantha Hansen is a spunky ten-year-old who loves science. Her latest mission is to save the local bee farm.
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Children’s Book review: Lulu the Broadway Mouse By Jenna Gavigan

LULU THE BROADWAY MOUSE By: Jenna Gavigan Published: October 9, 2018 Publisher: Running Press Kids Fiction   Get a peek at what it’s like to be on the Broadway stage from an author who grew up as a child actress on Broadway. In LULU THE BROADWAY MOUSE Gavigan gives middle-grade readers a backstage pass on…
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Children’s Book Review: Oh Susannah Series By Carole P. Roman

OH SUSANNAH: IT’S IN THE BAG By: Carole P. Roman Illustrated by: Mateya Arkova Published: April 3, 2017 Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Fiction The first in the OH SUSANNAH series introduces readers to Susannah, a third grader who needs some help dealing with things she has been putting off. This chapter book shares how…
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Children’s Book Review: Code 7 By Bryan R. Johnson

CODE 7 Cracking the Code for an Epic Life By: Bryan R. Johnson Published: August 21, 2017 Publisher: Candy Wrapper Inc. Fiction This upper-elementary/middle-grade novel offers inspiration for kids on what it means to inspire others. Through seven chapters, you are introduced to various students and scenarios at Flint Hill Elementary School. Each chapter involves students…
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Children’s Book Review: Sam’s Top Secret Journal – Memorial Day By Dr. Sean Adelman

SAM’S TOP SECRET JOURNAL Memorial Day – Book 3 By: Dr. Sean Adelman Published: February 5, 2015 Publisher: Raise Expectations Fiction Sam is a 9th grader who also has down syndrome. She tries to fit in and be like everyone else but knows that sometimes she is just too different. Sometimes others treat her poorly and…
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