Book Review: What I Leave Behind by Alison McGhee

Tweet When Will needs time to think he walks. And he has a lot to think about: his dad’s suicide, his best friend’s rape at a party after he left early, his boss at the Dollar Only store where he … Continue reading

Book Review: The Space Race by Matthew Brenden Wood

Tweet With space travel becoming more common and private companies promising to one day send tourists into orbit, it’s easy to assume that travel to the moon and beyond was a goal much supported by Americans. But the drive to … Continue reading

Book Review: Fairy Spell by Marc Tyler Nobleman

Tweet In 1917 two girls in Cottingley, England convinced the world that fairies lived at the creek on their property. They even took photos to prove they were telling the truth. Experts examined the photos and declared them to be … Continue reading

Book Review: Armstrong & Charlie by Steven B. Frank

Tweet Charlie is about to start 6th grade when he learns that kids from a mostly African American neighborhood will be bused into his school and his friends are transferring out. His parents think it’s important that he stay. Armstrong’s … Continue reading

Book Review: Guyku by Bob Raczka

Tweet What do you have when you write a poem that’s three lines long, a total of 17 syllables, and it speaks about something a guy would do? Guyku, of course. Bob Raczka, who wrote Guyku: A Year of Haiku … Continue reading

Book Review: Knock Out by K. A. Holt

Tweet Levi wants to be just like anybody else, but sometimes he can’t breathe well, and lately it’s been getting worse. His mom and older brother hover over him, wanting to keep him safe. His dad tells him to toughen … Continue reading

Book Review: The Boggart Fights Back by Susan Cooper

Tweet When twins Allie and Jay Cameron accompany their father on a trip to his hometown in Scotland, they are wowed by the seals in the loch, Castle Keep on a little island, and the beauty of the village where … Continue reading

Book Review: Eruptions and Explosions by Judy Dodge Cummings

Tweet Eruptions are a part of nature, while explosions often result from man-made mistakes. Judy Dodge Cummings highlights five outbursts that had major impact on the world in Eruptions and Explosions: Real Tales of Violent Outbursts, a title in the … Continue reading

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