Book Review: Mascot by Charles Waters & Traci Sorell

Tweet What happens when students of a public school see the sports mascot as racist and others see it as a tradition to be upheld? That’s the question asked in the middle grade novel Mascot by Charles Waters and Traci … Continue reading

Book Review: Graceland by Nancy Crochiere

Tweet A grandmother’s dying wish to see Graceland one more time. Her pink-haired teen granddaughter driving her there from New York in an old Volkswagen. Her daughter protecting a long-buried secret, trying to prevent them from reaching their destination. A … Continue reading

Book Review: Rare Birds by Jeff Miller

Tweet Rare Birds by Jeff Miller tells the story of eleven-year-old Graham, whose mom is on a waiting list at a Florida medical center for a heart transplant. Graham is staying with an old high school friend of his parents, … Continue reading

Review: Captain Skidmark Dances With Destiny by Jennifer A. Irwin

Tweet Thirteen-year-old Will knows that no matter how bad the bullies treat him he will keep quiet when they trip him in the hall or steal his lunch or shove him into a locker. He’s small and knows he can’t … Continue reading

Book Review: Mika in Real Life by Emiko Jean

Tweet At 35, Mika Suzuki is still waiting for her life to start. An incident in college, a young pregnancy, a daughter given up for adoption, all events that derailed who she thought she would be one day, and she’s … Continue reading

Book Review: Dear Student by Elly Swartz

Tweet Dear Student by Elly Swartz opens on Autumn’s first day of sixth grade. Even though her dad has left their home for a two-year stint in the Peace Corps, he still offers her a suggestion: get involved in one … Continue reading

Book Review: The River Between Hearts by Heather Mateus Sappenfield

Tweet The River Between Hearts by Heather Mateus Sappenfield starts on the first day of summer after fourth grade, when Rill Kruse follows her cat Clifford into the woods and to the family tree house. The one her dad helped … Continue reading

Turtle: Overcoming Hurdles Female Athletes Face Through The Power of Reading

Tweet Guest post by Pamela Jouan-Goldman and Julia Goldman What started as a pandemic project morphed into something more for my daughter and I, inspired by her own journey as an athlete. As a mother of a 12-year old who … Continue reading

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