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Books that Came My Way in June 2023

All the books added to my shelves in June including adult and children's books.
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Children’s Book Review: Homeland by Hannah Moushabeck

A daughter loves to hear her dad share stories of his childhood visits to Palestine. Even though they can't return in person, they can through his stories.
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#NonFicNov Good Morning, Sunshine by Lorna Schultz Nicholson

Joey Moss loved to greet everyone with "Good Morning, Sunshine". He was an inspiration to those with Down Syndrome and everyone who knew him.
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#NonFicNov Dressing up the Stars by Jeanne Walker Harvey

Edith Head is famous from dressing up the stars on movie sets during the 1940s to 1980s. Inspire your kids to work hard by reading her story.
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#NonFicNov: Annette Feels Free by Katie Mazeika

Annette Kellerman's story is quite inspiring for those who struggle with limitations or have big dreams.
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Middle-Grade Book Review: Hero for the Hungry by Peggy Thomas

Norman Borlaug won the Nobel Peace Prize after being called the Hero for the Hungry. His Iowa work-ethic and knowledge of farming helped many struggling with hunger in their country.
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Summer Read-to-Learn: Idea Makers by Lowey Bundy Sichol

Idea Makers features biographies of women entrepreneurs share their struggles, passions, and perseverance to creating products that many people use every day. Written for middle-grade readers.
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Books that Came My Way in June 2022

My monthly round up of books that came my way in the last month including adult and children's fiction and nonfiction.
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Summer Read-to-Learn: So Much More to Helen! by Meeg Pincus

All summer I’ll be sharing books for kids of all ages on topics that will interest them or offer them a new topic to learn about. Most of the time these will be nonfiction books, but sometimes we can learn how to be better people or learn empathy from fictional stories too. So, I hope…
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Summer Read-to-Learn: Jackie and the Mona Lisa by Deborah Rovin Murphy

Jackie Kennedy was a supporter of the arts and brought her passion to the White House and then encouraged Americans to love the arts.
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Stacie's bookshelf: read-in-2023

The Lazy Genius Kitchen: Have What You Need, Use What You Have, and Enjoy It Like Never Before
Your Table Is Ready: Tales of a New York City Maître D'
The Royal Governess: A Novel of Queen Elizabeth II's Childhood
Food Fight
Spare
Foster
This Time Tomorrow
To Bless the Space Between Us: A Book of Blessings
Kiss Me in the Coral Lounge: Intimate Confessions from a Happy Marriage
Save What's Left
Remarkably Bright Creatures
The Galveston Diet: The Doctor-Developed, Patient-Proven Plan to Burn Fat and Tame Your Hormonal Symptoms
Golden Hills
The Girl with the Louding Voice
The Favor
Small Things Like These
This Is How I Lied
Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Audrey L and Audrey W: Best Friends-ish: Book 1
Audrey L and Audrey W: True Creative Talents: Book 2
Chasing Giants: In Search of the World's Largest Freshwater Fish
The Puzzler: One Man's Quest to Solve the Most Baffling Puzzles Ever, from Crosswords to Jigsaws to the Meaning of Life
In Conclusion, Don't Worry About It
It Is Well With My Soul: My Story
Have I Told You This Already?: Stories I Don’t Want to Forget to Remember
Book Lovers
A Girl Called Samson
Finn and the Feline Frenemy
The Levee
The Golden Spoon
Only the Beautiful
Live Wire: Long-Winded Short Stories
The Sisters Sweet
Fish in a Tree
This Tender Land
Intermittent Fasting Transformation: The 45-Day Program for Women to Lose Stubborn Weight, Improve Hormonal Health, and Slow Aging
The Mostly True Story of Tanner and Louise
Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice from Dear Sugar
Ben Y and the Ghost in the Machine
The Great Gilly Hopkins
BenBee and the Teacher Griefer
We Should Not Be Friends: The Story of a Friendship
Blue Highways: A Journey into America
Beyond the Point
The Family
Hamnet
The Bookstore Sisters
And Finally: Matters of Life and Death
The Cactus
Black Cake
Ban This Book
Passing
I'm Glad My Mom Died
These Precious Days: Essays
Evidence of the Affair
The Night Travelers
Out of the Corner
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
One Day in December

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