Saturdays With Hitchcock by Ellen Wittlinger

Tweet Life is complicated for 12-year-old Maisie. Her uncle has moved in with her family after getting injured while filming a movie in Hollywood. Her grandma is showing signs of dementia. She finds out that a boy “like” likes her. … Continue reading

Book Review: Wicked Wonders by Ellen Klages

Tweet A young girl who identifies with the witch instead of the princess, board games that have real-life consequences, a summer at camp that turns out to be memorable in more than the usual way. Each of the 14 short … Continue reading

Book Review: The You I’ve Never Known by Ellen Hopkins

Tweet As far back as she can remember, Ariel has been on the move with her dad, putting space between the two of them and the mother who abandoned her to run off with another woman. Every time Ariel thinks … Continue reading

Book Review: The Best Man by Richard Peck

Tweet Richard Peck is a master at creating captivating young characters learning life lessons from the adults around them. He has another winner in The Best Man. With characteristic wit and humor, Peck has given readers another character to love, … Continue reading

Book Review: Lily and Dunkin by Donna Gephart

Tweet For all of Timothy McGrother’s life the world has seen him as a boy. But inside Tim knows she’s a girl born with boy parts. Her best friend encourages her to introduce the world to Lily Jo McGrother, the … Continue reading

Book Review: Gena/Finn by Hannah Moskowitz and Kat Helgeson

Tweet Tomorrow I’m taking part in a blog tour for Gena/Finn, and authors Hannah Moskowitz and Kat Helgeson will give tips about meeting people online safety. Today I’m featuring a review of the book. If you’d like a chance to … Continue reading

Book Review & Giveaway: Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir by Liz Prince

Tweet Today I’m taking part in the blog tour for Liz Prince and Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir. I highly recommend the book for two reasons: it’s an interesting story with great graphics to help tell it, and it can generate … Continue reading

Book Review: Ask the Passengers by A.S. King

Tweet A. S. King, author of Everybody Sees the Ants and Please Ignore Vera Dietz isn’t afraid to write about big issues facing teens, including bullying, domestic abuse and alcoholism. With her latest book, Ask the Passengers, King delves into … Continue reading

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