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Major Misconduct: The Human Cost of Fighting in Hockey by Jeremy Allingham

Major Misconduct: The Human Cost of Fighting in Hockey
Major Misconduct: The Human Cost of Fighting in Hockey by Jeremy Allingham
Paperback, 320 pages
Published November 5th 2019 by Arsenal Pulp Press

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Children’s Biographies – Mini Reviews

I am always on the lookout for good non-fiction for children. My grandson loves non-fiction books because he likes to learn things, (his words, not mine). Although I have not read these books to him yet, I do plan on getting many of this series for him for his upcoming birthday. All but two of these books come from the Little People, Big Dreams series. The publisher generously provided me with a copy of this book upon request. The rating, ideas and opinions shared are my own. Continue reading “Children’s Biographies – Mini Reviews”

Home: A Memoir of My Early Years by Julie Andrews Edwards

2677068Home: A Memoir of My Early Years by Julie Andrews Edwards

Published April 1st 2008 by Hachette Books, Hyperion

4 Stars:

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Before and After: The Incredible Real-Life Stories of Orphans Who Survived the Tennessee Children’s Home Society by Judy Christie, Lisa Wingate

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Published October 22nd 2019 by Ballantine Books, Random House Audio

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Malibu Burning: The Real Story Behind LA’s Most Devastating Wildfire by Robert Kerbeck

Malibu Burning: The Real Story Behind LA’s Most Devastating Wildfire by Robert Kerbeck

Published November 1st 2019 by MWC Press

4.5 Stars: 

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The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of September 11, 2001 by Garrett M. Graff

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Published September 10th 2019 by Simon Schuster Audio, Avid Reader Press / Simon Schuster

5 Stars:

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Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah (Author & Narrator)

33156573Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah (Author & Narrator)

Published November 15th 2016 by Audible Studios, Doubleday Canada

5 Stars: 

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Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City by Tanya Talaga

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Published September 30th 2017 by House of Anansi Press

3.5 Stars:

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Children’s Non Fiction, Mini Reviews

All of these books are biographies for Children. Several are from the wonderful Little People, Big Dreams series and two are from a new series I came across about Women in Stem. These books were all provided through Netgalley. The ratings, ideas and opinions shared are my own.

48578107. sx318 Martin Luther King Jr (#41 Little People, Big Dreams) by Mª Isabel Sánchez Vegara

Expected publication: February 4th 2020 by Frances Lincoln Children’s Books

4.5 Stars:  Continue reading “Children’s Non Fiction, Mini Reviews”

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