Book Review: We Could Be Heroes by Margaret Finnegan

Tweet Hank knows that different is not less. It’s one of the things his parents taught him to help him get through moments when it’s clear that he’s different than his classmates. Like when he set fire to a book … Continue reading

Book Review: Gloom Town by Ronald L. Smith

Tweet Twelve-year-old Rory and his mom have trouble making ends meet even though she has two jobs. So when he gets the chance to work at a mansion for the reclusive Lord Foxglove he takes it. But there’s something strange … Continue reading

Book Review: Zatanna and the House of Secrets

Tweet Zatanna would love to be a magician, like her dad. Then maybe things wouldn’t be so difficult with the kids at school, who don’t think she’s cool enough to hang around with. One fateful day several things happen in … Continue reading

Book Review: Diana: Princess of the Amazons by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale

Tweet Before she became Wonder Woman, Diana was a young princess on her hidden isle, longing for someone to play with. Her mother and the other Amazons were always so busy training, that they didn’t have much time to pay … Continue reading

Book Review: Green Lantern Legacy by Minh Lê and Andie Tong

Tweet Tai lives with his parents and grandmother in the apartment above the family store, which seems to be getting vandalized more and more often. Tai’s family thinks about selling out, to avoid the violence. But a strange thing happens … Continue reading

Book Review: A Girl, A Raccoon, and the Midnight Moon by Karen Romano Young

Tweet Pearl has grown up in the Lancaster Avenue branch of the New York City Library, where her mom is a librarian. But with circulation down and a crumbling building that’s expensive to fix, she’s worried that she won’t have … Continue reading

Book Review: Insect Superpowers by Kate Messner

Tweet Insect Superpowers: 18 Real Bugs That Smash, Zap, Hypnotize, Sting, and Devour! by Kate Messner is a great book to feed any kid’s budding interest in science. Jillian Nickell’s illustrations show in graphics how these often tiny creatures repel … Continue reading

Book Review: The Disaster Days by Rebecca Behrens

Tweet Hannah Steele is a little nervous when she agrees to babysit her neighbor’s two school-age children. It’s only her second time babysitting, and all the adults she knows will be off the remote island where they live near Seattle. … Continue reading

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