Book Review: Threads of Peace by Uma Krishnaswami

Tweet Mohandas Gandhi believed peaceful resistance could provoke powerful changes. After experiencing and witnessing injustices, he sought to end British rule of India and return power to its people. The Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. also peacefully protested laws that … Continue reading

Book Review: The Dreamcatcher Codes by Barbara Newman

Tweet For a long time Sophia has been the guardian of a magical horseshoe which hold the key to keeping the natural world healthy. But when the horseshoe shatters and raven steals a piece, she must gather four young adventurers … Continue reading

Book Review: The Last Super Chef by Chris Negron

Tweet Curtis loves to cook. Whether it’s whipping up a cheese soufflé for his mom and younger sister or earning extra money for the family by selling gourmet cupcakes, he likes to use his culinary skills to make other people … Continue reading

Book Review: Marie Curie by Julie Knutson

Tweet Marie Curie was the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize for the discovery, with her husband Pierre, of the elements polonium and radium. She worked during a time when it was difficult for female scientists to be … Continue reading

Book Review: Secondhand Dogs by Carolyn Crimi

Tweet As the alpha dog in the pack, it’s up to Gus to decide when a new dog fits in. Miss Lottie has rescued three dogs after him, and Gus has welcomed each one. They all get along pretty well. … Continue reading

Book Review: Temple Alley Summer by Sachiko Kashiwaba

Tweet “I never dreamed my house had a secret unknown to my parents or me—and believe me, when I discovered it, I had no plans to get involved. I am a scaredy-cat.” Thus begins Temple Alley Summer by Sachiko Kashiwaba, … Continue reading

Book Review: Even and Odd by Sarah Beth Durst

Tweet Sisters Emma and Olivia are better known by their nicknames, Even and Odd, because their magic works only on alternating days. They live on the border of the normal world, selling items out of their family store to magical … Continue reading

Book Review: The Magnificent Books Series

Tweet Gone are the days when families kept a set of encyclopedias for reference when they wanted to find out facts about something they were interested in. But nonfiction books on a specific topic of interest that have beautiful illustrations, … Continue reading

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