Reviews written by sperrera

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August 10, 2022
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Kids Fiction
Beautifully illustrated book about conquering your fears

While they say never judge a book by its cover, I did exactly that while looking at Punky Aloha's cover. The cute little girl with giant sunglasses caught my attention and I wanted to learn more. Punky Aloha and her Grandma are making banana bread...

August 09, 2022
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
N/A
Young Adult Fiction
A Love Story Filled With Hope

The story opens with Zyla and Kai on their Senior trip, where the teachers believe they have runway. Their disappearance is confusing since they have broken up and are not in contact with each other. To understand why they ended up together on Senior Day we must go back to...

August 01, 2022
Overall rating
 
3.0
Plot
 
3.0
Characters
 
3.0
Writing Style
 
3.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
3.0
Perfect Early Chapter Book

Bessie Lee may be teeny in size, but she more than makes up for it with her larger-than-life personality. During a class trip to the zoo, Bessie falls in love with a baby panda named Xiao. When the class learns that pandas are...

July 28, 2022
Overall rating
 
3.3
Plot
 
3.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
3.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
N/A
Young Adult Fiction
K-Pop drama and romance

As a K-pop novice, I didn't know what to expect before beginning this book. The world of K-pop and its behind-the-scenes drama captured my attention easily. Jessica Jung is a former K-pop star who began a successful clothing line, much like Rachel in Bright. As...

July 21, 2022
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
A Fun Book with an Important Message

The Wills and The Won'ts is wonderful book that has rhythmic text and eye-catching illustrations, but it also conveys an important message about tolerance even if you have different viewpoints. The Wills and the Won'ts live next door to each other, but they do not...

July 20, 2022
Overall rating
 
4.5
Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
N/A
Learning Value
 
5.0
Middle Grade Non-Fiction
Thought Provoking

My love of history made me eager to see True History The Founders Unmasked's new take on history. Despite not containing much new information, this book challenged us to see the Founders in a different light. There is no doubt that many of them contributed to the history of America,...

July 17, 2022
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
3.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Funny Potty Humor

With several pages dedicated to poop humor, The Dinosaur that Pooped a Princess lives up to its title. While Dinosaur and Danny want to help a princess in distress, they don't know where to find her. In their journey through fairy tale land, they encounter a wide variety of familiar...

July 14, 2022 (Updated: July 14, 2022)
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
N/A
Empowering Young Adult Fiction

Confessions of an Alleged Good Girl was a book that surprised me. Joya Goffney wrote this book in such a way that it's not so much about sex, but about Monique finding her own identity and what she wants in her relationship. Goffney's ability to shed light on vaginismus and...

July 14, 2022
Overall rating
 
4.3
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Kids Fiction
Silly and fun

The Eyebrows of Doom is a super silly book written in verse about two clumps of hair that call themselves the eyebrows of doom. In the midst of sweeping, Dave, the bear, is confronted by the eyebrows of doom. It doesn't take long for Dave's demeanor to change and now...

July 11, 2022 (Updated: July 11, 2022)
Overall rating
 
3.3
Plot
 
3.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
3.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
N/A
A prom night filled with rash but fun decisions

Sunny G's Series of Rash Decisions opens with Sunny G a Punjabi teen attending his prom, excited about this teenage rite of passage. Like any good 80's movie(Sunny references them a lot), Sunny G's prom is sure to be memorable. He has a notebook belonging to his deceased...

June 24, 2022 (Updated: June 24, 2022)
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Perfect Graphic Novel for Emerging Readers

Geraldine Pu and Her Lunch Box ,Too! is the first book in the Geraldine series. Geraldine is a charming girl who loves her family, going to school, and her lunchbox that she calls Biandang. Geraldine's Amah (grandmother) packs her lunch every day...

June 22, 2022 (Updated: June 22, 2022)
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
4.0
A Great Introduction to Art and Artists

Pippin is a dog who sets out to paint a self-portrait, but he needs to figure out what his artistic style will be. Pippin visits many friends who paint self-portraits influenced by different artists and their styles. None of those specific styles feels right to Pippin. By staying...

June 22, 2022
Overall rating
 
3.8
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
3.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
4.0
Kids Fiction
Even Stuffed Animals Have Feelings

Sometimes spending too much time with a person can start to feel stifling. This is what Peanut the penguin experiences in Peanut Gets Fed Up. He is a stuffed animal that Pearl has owned since she was a baby. He was there with her on all her firsts, such as...

June 18, 2022
Overall rating
 
4.3
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
N/A
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Kids Fiction
Picture book with a message

Elephant Island is a book with a message that everyone needs to hear. Arnold, the elephant, ends up on the smallest island that is just big enough for him to stand on after his boat is destroyed by the sea. A mouse comes along and tries to rescue him,...

June 14, 2022
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
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N/A
Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
4.0
Educational & Engaging

What better way to learn about the moon and Earth than through the eyes of a moon rock that Neil Armstrong brought back to Earth after his historic trip to the moon? A moon rock named Bok formed billions of years ago and watched over...

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