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Review: Keepunumuk: Weeâchumun’s Thanksgiving Story

Review: Keepunumuk: Weeâchumun’s Thanksgiving Story

Posted November 1, 2022 by Richetta in #ownvoices, Book Reviews, Children's Books

If you are looking for a Thanksgiving story to share with your children, I recommend Keepunumuk: Weeâchumun’s Thanksgiving Story by Danielle Greendeer, Anthony Perry and Alexis Bunteen, illustrated by Garry Meeches Sr. This is the story of Thanksgiving from the First Peoples perspective. The Meal That Changed Lives Keepunumuk is the thanksgiving story told by […]

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Review: A is for Bee

Review: A is for Bee

Posted August 1, 2022 by Richetta in Book Reviews, Children's Books

If you love language, then you absolutely need to check out A is for Bee: An Alphabet Book in Translation by Ellen Heck. As a parent of children who are in a language immersion school, I can tell you that this book is a fantastic introduction to experiencing different languages. When my oldest was in […]

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Review: Parable of the Sower Graphic Novel

Review: Parable of the Sower Graphic Novel

Posted June 15, 2022 by Richetta in Graphic Novel

The graphic novel, Parable of the Sower, hit me in the gut and gave me a few bad dreams. I’m going to preface this review by saying, I don’t know if I was quite ready to read a dystopian graphic novel yet, considering the times we are in. I’ve been avoiding dystopian novels since March […]

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Reading Banned Books: Maus I & II

Reading Banned Books: Maus I & II

Posted May 16, 2022 by Richetta in Book Reviews, Graphic Novel

I’ve known about the graphic novel series Maus for a long time. But I had never read it until now. The duology has gotten a lot of attention in the past few months because of the terrible book banning that is going on around the country. I decided that it was time for me to […]

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Review: The Personal Librarian

Review: The Personal Librarian

Posted March 23, 2022 by Richetta in Adult Fiction, Book Reviews

I just finished The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray last night and I had so many thoughts afterwards, that I decided that I definitely had to write this review ASAP. When I first saw The Personal Librarian debut last year, I kind of eyed it but never really sought it out […]

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