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Carrie K.’s Reviews

Carrie K.
of the Bennett Martin Public Library

reviewing for BookGuide since 2019

Carrie’s most recent reviews…

A Grandmother Begins the Story
by Michelle Porter (Porter)
reviewed in February 2024

The Princess Dolls
by Ellen Schwartz (j Schwartz)
reviewed in February 2024

Dolly Parton: Behind the Seams: My Life in Rhinestones
by Dolly Parton (Music 781.642 Parton)
reviewed in December 2023

Barbie the Movie
(DVD Barbie)
reviewed in December 2023

A Council of Dolls
by Mona Susan Power (Power)
reviewed in November 2023

Red Bird Sings: The Story of Zitkala-Sa, Native American Author, Musician and Activist
by Gina Capaldi and Q.L. Pierce (j Biography Sitkala-Sa)
reviewed in October 2023

It’s Perfectly Normal
by Robie Harris and Michael Emberley (j 612.6 Har and j 612.661 Har (updated))
reviewed in October 2023

Shapes Book: Pokemon Primers
by Simcha Whitehill (jPB Board Book Whitehill)
reviewed in August 2023

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
(DVD Umbrellas)
reviewed in July 2023

Detransition, Baby
by Torrey Peters (Peters)
reviewed in March 2023

Sing Street
(DVD Sing)
reviewed in February 2023

Megan Freeman (jPB Freeman)
reviewed in January 2023

The Magic Fish
by Trung Le Nguyen (YA PB (Graphic Novel) Trung)
reviewed in December 2022

A Pictorial History of Costume: A Survey of Costume of All Periods and People From Antiquity to Modern Times, Including National Costume in Europe and Non-European Countries
by Wolfgang Bruen (391 qBru)
reviewed in June 2022

Icons of Fashion of the 20th Century
by Gerda Buxbaum (391 Bux)
reviewed in June 2022

How to Read a Dress: A Guide to Changing Fashions From the 16th to the 20th Centuries
by Lydia Edwards (391.2 Edw)
reviewed in June 2022

A Clash of Steel: A Treasure Island Remix
by C.B. Lee (YA Lee)
reviewed in June 2022

Dollars and Sense: How We Misthink Money and How to Spend Smarter
by Dan Ariely & Jeff Kreisler (332.024 Aria)
reviewed in April 2022

The Words in My Hands
by Asphyxiac (YA Asphyxia)
reviewed in March 2022

by Claire Oshetsky (Oshetsky)
reviewed in March 2022

Rez Dogs
by Joseph Bruchac (j Bruchac)
reviewed in December 2021

Five Little Indians
by Michelle Good (Good)
reviewed in October 2021

High Rise Stories: Voices From Chicago Public Housing
by Audrey Petty (363.5 Hig)
reviewed in September 2021

Tiny Tales
by Alexander McCall Smith (McCall Smith)
reviewed in July 2021

Botswana: In the Footsteps of the No 1 Ladies Detective with Alexander McCall Smith
by Mats Ogren (DVD 916.833 Bot)
reviewed in July 2021

Dream Catchers, POPS the Club Anthology
edited by Amy Friedman, with various contributors (YA PB (Non-Fiction) Friedman)
reviewed in May 2021

The Long Song
based on the novel by Andrea Levy (DVD Long)
reviewed in April 2021

This Is Your Time
by Ruby Bridges (j Biography Bridges)
reviewed in January 2021

Tofu Quilt
by Ching Yeung Russell (j Russell)
reviewed in January 2021

Before the Ever After
by Jacqueline Woodson (j Woodson)
reviewed in January 2021

Mending Life: A Handbook for Repairing Clothes and Hearts
by Nina and Sonya Montenegro (646.2 Mon)
reviewed in December 2020

The Peanut Butter Falcon
(DVD Peanut)
reviewed in September 2020

The Cat Man of Aleppo
by Irene Latham (j Biography Aljaleel)
reviewed in August 2020

hooplaSmall Island
(Hoopla Video)
reviewed in May 2020

Tips at Your Fingertips: Teaching Strategies for Adult Literacy Tutors
Ola M. Brown (374.012 Bro)
reviewed in November 2019

Carrying Albert Home
Homer Hickam (Hickam)
reviewed in November 2019

Looking Back: A Book of Memories
Lois Lowry (B L9568)
reviewed in November 2019

Where We Find Ourselves: The Photographs of Hugh Mangum, 1897-1972
Hugh Mangum and Margaret Sartor (779.12 Mag)
reviewed in November 2019

On the Bright Side: The New Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 85 Years Old
Hendrik Groen (Groen)
reviewed in September 2019

Sasha Dolls Through the Years
Dorisanne Osborn (745.592 qOsb)
reviewed in September 2019

Little Daughter: A Memoir of Survival in Burma and the West
Zoya Phan (Biography Phan)
reviewed in August 2019

Space Cat
Ruthven Todd (currently only available in the libraries’ Hoopla digital service)
reviewed in July 2019

Chato’s Kitchen
Gary Soto (Playaway Soto)
reviewed in June 2019

They Call Me Guero
David Bowles (jPB Non-Fiction Bowels)
reviewed in May 2019

Posted to the BookGuide site in November 2019 | Last updated in February 2024