Book Review: The Quickest Kid in Clarksville by Pat Zietlow Miller

Tweet Alta runs fast, just like her idol Wilma Rudolph, an African American sprinter who grew up in Alta’s hometown of Clarksville, Tennessee, and won three Olympic gold medals. But when a new girl named Charmaine with fancy running shoes … Continue reading

Book Review: The Astounding Broccoli Boy by Frank Cottrell Boyce

Tweet When Rory Rooney’s skin turns green on a field trip he lands in the isolation ward of a hospital in London, where the doctor wants to test and observe him to see if he’s contagious. Rory is shocked to … Continue reading

Book Review: Rabbit Cake by Annie Hartnett

Tweet Elvis Babbitt has a head for science, but that doesn’t help her figure out how to navigate the world in the days after her mother drowned while sleepwalking. Her school counselor encourages her to go through the stages of … Continue reading

Book Review: Steam Train, Dream Train 1-2-3 and Colors

Tweet From the authors of bestseller Steam Train, Dream Train comes two books to help kids learn numbers and colors. Steam Train, Dream Train 1-2-3, takes kids on a ride while they learn numbers one through ten. Each page focuses … Continue reading

Book Review: Two Across by Jeff Bartsch

Tweet Stanley and Vera bond when they meet as teen contestants at the National Spelling Bee. Named rare co-winners, they see each other once a year when they return as former champs. They each understand the quirky upbringing the other … Continue reading

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