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October 5, 2021

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published October 5, 2021. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in October 2021.

Book Review

The Undercover Book List

by Randi Hacker

In "The Undercover Book List", two twelve-year-olds forge a friendship based on their serendipitous connection to a library book. Jane is a self-professed book nerd. When her best friend, Sienna, a fellow reader, moves away, she suggests... Read More

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Poe and Lars

by Danielle Ballantyne

Like a sunset streaked across fresh snow, the colors of this story are as cozy as its message of taking care of others—and the planet. Decked in pink and yellow, Poe is a bright spot against the harshness of the Arctic, where she lives... Read More

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All the Colors of Life

by Michelle Anne Schingler

This gorgeous illustrated book sings to every adult’s inner child. It pairs dreamlike art with trilling reminiscences of childhood joys and growing pains, painted in the vibrant colors of the wide, wild world. A girl settles on a stack... Read More

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by Meg Nola

Brad Kessler’s compelling and compassionate novel "North" follows Sahro, a young Somali woman who’s forced to flee to Canada to avoid deportation from the US. Detoured by a snowstorm, she becomes the troubled secret guest of a small... Read More

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by Jeremiah Rood

Lori Benton’s wrenching second novel in the Kindred series probes the wounds of the US’s racist past to prove that love and God conquer all. Seona is a former slave who lives in Boston with her son, Gabriel. Gabriel’s father, Ian,... Read More

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