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March 15, 2022

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published March 15, 2022. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in March 2022.

Book Review

Sammy’s Monsterous Thoughts

by Alex Dailey

"Sammy’s Monsterous Thoughts" is a positive picture book in which a young inventor works through her toughest challenge yet. In Derek Pedersen’s charming picture book "Sammy’s Monsterous Thoughts", a young inventor entertains... Read More

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A Man with a Rake

by Matt Sutherland

We can convince ourselves that we know Midwestern soil, a stream bank, the stillness of a cedar fence post, but Ted Kooser shows otherwise in this collection of eighteen poems, his fifteenth collection. He is a Pulitzer Prize winner,... Read More

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by Michele Sharpe

In Michael Daley’s novel "Telémachus", a painter seeks to learn about Mac, the father who abandoned him. This update of the tale of Ulysses’s left-behind son includes a flight from accountability, a heroic cycle, and testimonies... Read More

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The Passport Project

by Karen Rigby

Inspired by actual family travels, Kellie McIntyre’s "The Passport Project" follows the adventures of a five-month international family trip with ebullience. Sisters Delaney and Riley are going into the seventh and eighth grades. They... Read More

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The Tunnel

by Danielle Ballantyne

A young boy carves a path through grief in this moving picture book. The color scheme is simple to complement the complex subject matter: grayscale with mindful touches of red. The cloak of loss over the house is made clear in subtle... Read More

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Mushroom Rain

by Danielle Ballantyne

Watercolors and digital paints in every hue under the stormy sky are used to tell the story of an underappreciated forest dweller: mushrooms. Dreamy illustrations portray a variety of mushrooms with an eye for detail, and the titular... Read More

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