OwlCrate Jr March Book-A-Like Recommendations!By: Cheryl Long
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The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street by Katrina Yan Glaser: Love big, loud family stories? Ever wanted to be a part of one? Then pick up The Vanderbeekers series! Having always lived in their beloved Brooklyn brownstone, the Vanderbeeker kids are crushed to learn that their landlord has evicted them ... effective right after Christmas! What should be a joyous season is turned on its head as the kids fight to win back their home from their grumpy landlord!
The Time of Green Magic by Hilary McKay: Blended families are complicated - especially when you add in large, magical and perhaps sinister creatures. Abi, Max and Louis have just moved into an enchanting, ivy covered home, but all the peaceful ambience is soon shattered when a large cat? cougar? tumbles out of a story and the children must work together to send it back home.
The Lotterys Plus One by Emma Donoghue: There are blended families and then there are blended families like The Lotterys!! Four parents, many many children (adopted and biological) and a whole host of pets ... and they'll be adding in yet another member! One of their grandfathers, suffering from dementia, will be coming to live with them and suddenly everything changes. This grumpy grandfather disapproves of everything the Lotterys stand for ... can they learn to live happily together or does grumpy gramps have to go?
To Night Owl From Dogfish by Holly Goldberg Sloan & Meg Wolitzer: Bookish Avery Bloom is afraid of everything, Bett Devlin is fearless and outgoing. When their dad's meet and fall in love, Avery and Bett are sent to the same sleepaway camp, hopefully to find some common ground and (fingers crossed) become friends & sisters.