2020 Reviews

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October 2020

Sam the Superhero and His Super Life by Kathryn F. Pearson & James T. Pearson

Do Not Go In There! by Ariel Horn

V is For Voting by Kate Farrell

I Love My Fangs! by Kelly Leigh Miller

The Little Kitten by Nicola Killen

Judge Juliette by Laura Gehl

I’m Feeling School Bus Yellow! by Tina Gallo

Arlo, The Lion Who Couldn’t Sleep by Catherine Rayner

Clueless: A Totally Classic Picture Book by G. M. Berrow

All Welcome Here by James Preller

Bling Blaine: Throw Glitter, Not Shade by Rob Sanders

Gnu and Shrew by Danny Schnitzlein

What’s All The Commotion?: A Book About Social Distancing by Jessie Glenn

Peep! by Kevin Luthardt

Lift As You Climb: The Story of Ella Baker by Patricia Hruby Powell

September 2020

Busy Bots by Priddy Books

Duck & Penguin Do Not Like Sleepovers by Julia Woolf

You Are A Beautiful Beginning by Nina Laden

Eek!: A Noisy Journey From A to Z by Julie Larios & Julie Paschkis

Our Favorite Day of the Year by A. E. Ali

Let’s Get Sleepy! by Tony Cliff

Sun and Moon Together by Ethan Long

I Got You A Present! by Mike Erskine-Kellie & Susan McLennan

Clover Kitty Goes To Kittygarten by Laura Purdie Salas

Hatch! by Cassie Hoyt

A Thousand Glass Flowers: Marietta Barovier and the Invention of the Rosetta Bead by Evan Turk

The Unicorn Came To Dinner by Lauren DeStefano

You’re My Little Baby by Eric Carle

Madeline Finn and the Therapy Dog by Lisa W. Papp

I Will Dance by Nancy Bo Flood

August 2020

Three Squeezes by Jason Pratt

Rosie the Dragon and Charlie Say Good Night by Lauren H. Kerstein

July 2020

Paper Dolls Don’t Have Hearts by Shannon Woodworth

A Doll For Grandma: A Story about Alzheimer’s Disease by Paulette Bochnig Sharkey

Bubble Kisses by Vanessa Williams

Do Grannies Have Green Fingers? by Fransie Frandsen

Ocean!: Waves For All by Stacy McAnulty

June 2020

Hurry Up!: A Book About Slowing Down by Kate Dopirak

Pride 1 2 3 by Michael Joosten

Kat And Juju by Kataneh Vahdani

Lulu The One And Only by Lynnette Mawhinney

Jules Vs. The Ocean by Jessie Sima

Rot: The Bravest In The World by Ben Clanton

Elizabeth Warren’s Big, Bold Plans by Laurie Ann Thompson

Little Whale by Jo Weaver

We Are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom

You Matter by Christian Robinson

May 2020

Izzy Gizmo and the Invention Convention by Pip Jones

Prairie Days by Patricia MacLachlan

The Good Egg by Jory John & Pete Oswald

The Boy Whose Face Froze Like That by Lynn Plourde

Goodbye Kindergarten by Andrea Williams

Go To Sleep (I Miss You): Cartoons From the Fog of New Parenthood by Lucy Knisley

You Be Mommy by Karla Clark

You Belong by Rachel Platten

Paper Planes by Jim Helmore & Richard Jones

April 2020

The Bear’s Garden by Marcie Colleenh

Counting Elephants by Dawn Young

Solar Story: How One Community Lives Alongside The World’s Biggest Solar Plant by Allan Drummond

Feast of Peas by Kashmira Sheth

Aesop’s Fables illus. by Don Daily

Hat Tricks by Satoshi Kitamura

The Shapes Of Spring by Jill Howarth

Lost For Words by Natalie Russell

You’ve Got Dragons by Kathryn Cave & Nick Maland

Bob Ross: My First Book of Colors by Robb Pearlman

Bo The Brave by Bethan Woollvin

Lali’s Feather by Farhana Zia

March 2020

Rosie: Stronger Than Steel by Lindsay Ward

Am I Yours? by Alex Latimer

Hope And Freckles: Fleeing To A Better Forest by Bill Kiley

Alice Across America: The Story of the First Women’s Cross-Country Road Trip by Sarah Glenn Marsh

Juno Valentine and the Fantastic Fashion Adventure by Eva Chen

My Best Friend by Julie Fogliano & Jillian Tamaki

World So Wide by Alison McGhee

Friday Night Wrestlefest by J. F. Fox

From My Window I See… The Seasons by Dr. Barbara Cavanagh

Green On Green by Dianne White

Grace Goes To Washington by Kelly DiPucchio

The President of the Jungle by André Rodrigues, Larissa Ribeiro, Paula Desgualdo, & Pedro Markun

Hello, World! by Ethan Long

I Can Be Whatever I Want by Siana & Deborah Lucero

February 2020

Notch, The Rescued Dolphin by Martina Wing

Sofia Valdez, Future Prez by Andrea Beaty

Bird Hugs by Ged Adamson

Fred’s Big Feelings: The Life and Legacy of Mister Rogers by Laura Renauld

What Is An American? by Matt Scott

Just Bunny and the Great Fire Rescue by Jeanne LaSala Taylor

Black Is A Rainbow Color by Angela Joy

What Is A Refugee? by Elise Gravel

The Adventures Of Princess Pudding Pie by Saureen Naik Desai

Reading Beauty by Deborah Underwood

Oh, The Places You’ve Been by Ben Everard with Mary Everard

Snakes On The Job by Kathryn Dennis

Remarkables by Lisa Mantchev

Baby Shark! by Stevie Lewis

January 2020

The Proudest Blue by Ibtihaj Muhammad with S. K. Ali

The Sunny Adventure by Ira Alice

Saturday by Oge Mora

Maiden & Princess by Daniel Haack & Isabel Galupo

The Someone New by Jill Twiss

Who Wet My Pants? by Bob Shea

Just Because by Mac Barnett

A is for Audra: Broadway’s Leading Ladies From A to Z by John Robert Allman

How I Read by Jeff St. Germain

You Are My Friend: The Story of Mister Rogers and His Neighborhood by Aimee Reid

Night Night, Dino-Snores by Nicola Edwards

I Love My Llamacorn by Danielle McLean

Safari Vets by Emily Bannister & Ian Cunliffe

Little Dinos Don’t Hit by Michael Dahl

Julia, Child by Kyo Maclear

The Little Dragon by Sheri Fink

Hey Grandude! by Paul McCartney

How To Make A Mom by Claressa Swensen

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