Review: Nothing Interesting Ever Happens to Ethan Fairmont by Nick Brooks

Tweet Ethan Fairmont likes to invent things. His newest project is a robot to help his elderly neighbor clean her home. But when the robot goes haywire, he takes it to the abandoned, closed-down factory building where his dad used … Continue reading

Book Review: Grave Things Like Love by Sara Bennett Wealer

Tweet Elaine is tired of being the responsible one, the one her parents call on to help out with their funeral home business whenever they need an extra hand. They even expect her to cancel other plans she has with … Continue reading

Book Review: Graveyard Girls by Lisi Harrison and Daniel Kraus

Tweet Whisper, Frannie, Sophie and Gemma bond over their love of creepy stories. Every month they get together for sleepovers and scary tales. They also experience frights of the every-day kind, like bullies at school and troubles at home. As … Continue reading

Book Review: Quest Kids and the Dragon Pants of Gold by Mark Leiknes

Tweet Quest Kids and the Dragon Pants of Gold follows the adventures of Ned and his rag-tag team of would-be questers in search of their first successful challenge. There’s Ned, who just wants his parents to understand what he’s good … Continue reading

Book Review: Catch Me When I Fall by Bonnie Graves

Tweet Twelve-year-old Emma knows how to put in a good day’s work. Times are tough in Racine, Wisconsin during the Great Depression, but her mother has enough work to put food on the table and Emma helps with chores. Emma’s … Continue reading

Book Review: The Shelterlings by Sara Beth Durst

Tweet Charlie the beaver used to welcome animals to the Shelter for Rejected Familiars, but since he left one day, Holly the squirrel has done her best to make the other animals feel valued even if their magic is considered … Continue reading

Book Review: The Button Box by Bridget Hodder and Fawzia Gilani-Williams

Tweet Ava is Jewish and Nadeem is Muslim. They’re also cousins who live in a loving, interfaith extended family. When Nadeem is bullied at school, Ava jumps in to defend him. But her own friends advise her to avoid the … Continue reading

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