Book Review: Fishbone’s Song by Gary Paulsen

Tweet Fishbone tells three stories about how the boy came to live with him in the woods, but the boy doesn’t know which is true. Maybe they’re all true. He only knows Fishbone is old, and he’s got a way … Continue reading

Book Review: Mr. Cleghorn’s Seal by Judith Kerr

Tweet Mr. Cleghorn has a problem. Since he sold his business and retired, he misses being around all the people who came to his shop. He decides to take a trip to the seashore to visit his cousin, and while … Continue reading

Book Review: Once Was a Time by Leila Sales

Tweet Today I’m reviewing Once Was a Time by Leila Sales. Be sure to check back tomorrow, when I take part in the blog tour for the book with an author interview and a copy to give away. Here’s my … Continue reading

Book Review: Sweet Home Alaska by Carole Estby Dagg

Tweet The last thing Terpsichore (pronounced terp-sick-oh-ree) Johnson wants to do is move to Alaska, leaving her best friend and life in Wisconsin behind. But it’s the 1930s and times are tough. Her dad lost his job, and he thinks … Continue reading

Book Review: Brothers of the Buffalo by Joseph Bruchac

Tweet Today I’m treviewing Brothers of the Buffalo: A Novel of the Red River War. This historical fiction young adult novel is about two young men on the opposite sides of conflict. It’s a great book for young adults to … Continue reading

Book Review: Uprooted by Lynne Reid Banks

Tweet At the start of World War II, many women and children left England to live with relatives or sponsoring families in Canada and the U.S. The idea was to keep them safe from the bombing and hardship that was … Continue reading

Book Review: The Edge of Lost by Kristina McMorris

Tweet To survive, Shanley Keagan has to put aside his hopes and dreams for a normal life and do what he needs to do to get by. Orphaned at an early age, he is first under the care of a … Continue reading

Captive of Friendly Cove by Rebecca Goldfield and Mike Short

Tweet Fans of graphic novels and real life stories plucked from the history books should be drawn to read Captive of Friendly Cove: Based on the Secret Journals of John Jewitt. I have Chapter 8 to share so readers can … Continue reading

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