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Sing to the Moon by Nansubuga Nagadya Isdahl, and Sandra Van Doorn

Sing to the Moon by Nansubuga Nagadya Isdahl, and Sandra Van Doorn is a wonderful A rhyming story with a nice cadence. This book is about the loving relationship between a boy and his Jjajja (grandfather) and how stories can make … Continue reading

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National Parks of the USA by Kate Siber

National Parks of the USA by Kate Siber is a visually stunning guide for young readers. It is a wonderful collection of facts and detailed  illustrations highlighting some of the more popular national parks in the United States. The parks … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home by Mia Cassany

Home Sweet Home by Mia Cassany is a non-fiction book that involves a trip around the world peeking inside people’s homes and yards. Whether they live in a house or an apartment we get to see their homes through the eyes … Continue reading

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Nørth: How to Live Scandinavian by Brontë Aurell

Nørth: How to Live Scandinavian by Brontë Aurell is a fun introduction to Scandinavia.  This book is filled with recipes, instructions and playful sideways satirical jabs at each of the three Scandinavian countries. From the OCD “it has to be … Continue reading

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A World Full of Animal Stories by Angela McAllister

A World Full of Animal Stories: 50 favourite animal folk tales, myths and legends by Angela McAllister is a beautiful and interesting book of folktales and legends that celebrate animals and culture. These stories are brought to life as the reader travels the globe to … Continue reading

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The Lost History of Stars by Dave Boling

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The Lost History of Stars by Dave Boling is a powerful and shocking story about a family during The Second Anglo-Boer War during the early part of the 20th century in Africa. It’s a historical fiction story that is inspired … Continue reading

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A Different Pond by Bao Phi

A Different Pond by Bao Phi is a children’s book about a family who came to America (Minnesota) from Vietnam as refugees. The story is mainly about Bao and his father’s trip to the pond to fetch dinner. During the trip, Bao … Continue reading

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The Banana-Leaf Ball by Katie Smith Milway

The Banana-Leaf Ball by Katie Smith Milway is book is based on a real refuge camp in East Africa and a boy whose life got better when the sport of soccer was introduced to the children. The coaches from the organization … Continue reading

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Bury the Living by Jodi McIsaac

Bury the Living by Jodi McIsaac is a historical fiction book with a little bit of fantasy. Nora O’Reilly has a knack for getting into trouble. That’s not good when she lives in Ireland’s Troubles. After losing her family, Nora … Continue reading

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Mount Hope: An Amish Retelling of Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park by Sarah Price

Mount Hope: An Amish Retelling of Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park by Sarah Price starts out in a small Amish community in Colorado. In the beginning of the story Fanny Price finds out that she and her brother will be leaving … Continue reading

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