Winners of the 2020 Waterstone Children’s Book Prize

The UK bookseller, Waterstones, has just announced the 2020 winners of their Children’s Book Prize. This award, which is chosen by Waterstones’ booksellers, honors emerging writers of exceptional talent and are blooming in the children’s writing industry.

Here are the winners:

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: July 23

Welcome to What I’ve Been Reading Lately, a feature where I’ll be giving short reviews of what I’m currently reading:

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: June 25

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Book Review: Somebody Give This Heart A Pen by Sophia Thakur

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 112 pages

Published: September 8, 2020

Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)

Genre: Young Adult,Poetry, Nonfiction

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: June 13

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Book Review: The Black Flamingo by Dean Atta

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 360 pages

Published: August 8, 2019 (US: May 26, 2020)

Publisher: Hodder Children’s Books (US: Balzer + Bray)

Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Poetry, LGBT

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: May 22

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Book Review: Toffee by Sarah Crossan

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 416 pages

Published: May 2, 2019 (US: July 14, 2020)

Publisher: Bloomsbury YA

Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary,Poetry

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Earth Day at 50: Books to Help Commemorate

Today mark’s the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. We may not be celebrating it as we usually would this year, however, if this ongoing crisis has shown that caring about the Earth is necessary more than ever. So if you want to take this unprecedented time to brush up on your knowledge on climate change, check out these book recs that can be useful to you, books in various age groups:

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Book Review: One of Us Is Lying by Karen McManus

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 361 pages

Published: May 30, 2017

Publisher: Delacorte Press

Genre: Young Adult, Mystery, Thriller Continue reading “Book Review: One of Us Is Lying by Karen McManus”