Book Review: The Civil War by Judy Doge Cummings

Tweet More than 150 years after it’s conclusion, the American Civil War provides an ongoing topic of discussion and dissention. Was it begun over slavery? Were state’s rights the biggest issue? Were the military tactics that targeted civilians justified? Judy … Continue reading

Book Review: Tru & Nelle: A Christmas Tale by G. Neri

Tweet Truman Capote and Nelle Harper Lee are well known writers, yet young readers may not know that the two met when they were children in the town of Monroeville, Alabama. Their friendship continued even though Capote often lived elsewhere, … Continue reading

Book Review and Giveaway: Christmas in Cooperstown by David A. Kelly

Tweet Cousins Mike Walsh and Kate Hopkins love solving mysteries, so when they discover a vintage baseball card has been stolen from the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, they are on the case. The list of … Continue reading

Book Review: The Dam Keeper by Robert Kondo and Dice TsuTsumi

Tweet The dam is the only thing that keeps the deadly fog from rolling into Sunrise Valley. Pig’s father built it before he disappeared into the void. Now Pig is responsible for keeping the fog at bay by tending the … Continue reading

Book Review: Longburrow: Podkin One-Ear by Kieran Larwood

Tweet A storyteller arrives at a cozy warren on a blustery holiday eve. As he warms himself by the fire, little ones and adults gather around to hear his tale. It’s a story of an ordinary rabbit who achieves great … Continue reading

Book Review: Castle in the Stars by Alex Alice

Tweet The time is the late 1800s. The place is Europe. Scientists want to find the mysterious element that will let man travel to space. Governments want to control it so they have power over others. One boy wants to … Continue reading

Book Review: Survivor Diaries: Overboard by Terry Lynn Johnson

Tweet L ots of kids love stories based on true events, especially when those events happened to kids like them. That’s the appeal of the Survivor Diaries series by Terry Lynn Johnson. I read Overboard! for review. It’s the story … Continue reading

Book Review: The Long Way Home by Gigi Priebe

Tweet When Henry finds a mysterious map in the desk drawer of the queen’s dollhouse, he runs to show his discovery to his cousin Jeremy. But the two are spotted in the kitchen, whisked into a bowl, and driven away … Continue reading

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