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May 1, 2022

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published May 1, 2022. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in May 2022.

Book Review

Minu and Her Hair

by Michelle Anne Schingler

In this story that encourages self-acceptance, a frustrated girl with untameable type 4 curls goes to her grandfather in despair, asking why she’s the only one with hair like hers. He assures her that she is not, in fact, alone: many... Read More

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by Michelle Anne Schingler

Big enough to take up a whole lap, and bright enough to hold attention through a long afternoon perusal, this informative picture book glances through examples of animal interconnectedness, all while teaching the terms applied to... Read More

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Be Drag Fabulous

by Danielle Ballantyne

“Condragulations, darlings; it’s time to be fabulous”: so closes the introduction and begins "Be Drag Fabulous", a colorful book brimming with life advice to help you “follow in the heels” of some of the most renowned queens in... Read More

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Going to Beautiful

by Delia Stanley

In Anthony Bidulka’s novel Going to Beautiful, a widowed celebrity chef travels to a small town, where he encounters both dark secrets and uplifting surprises. Jake’s perfect life, built from his passion for cooking and several... Read More

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Casting Onward

by Kristen Rabe

"Casting Onward" is Steve Ramirez’s insightful, entertaining account of his fly fishing trips to scenic waterways across the US. It includes advice from expert anglers and an impassioned plea for conservation. After he left behind a... Read More

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Why I'm Here

by Jeremiah Rood

In Jill Frayne’s heartbreaking novel Why I’m Here, a teenager’s struggle to find her place in the world requires making difficult choices. Helen is a social worker who is asked to help Gale, a ticking time bomb of a teenager who... Read More

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Crossing Paths

by Kristine Morris

The Pacific Crest Trail winds its way between the Mexican and Canadian borders, challenging and inspiring trekkers with its deserts and streams, dense forests, and rugged mountain slopes. In "Crossing Paths", editors Rees Hughes and... Read More

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