Book Review: Weedflower by Cynthia Kadohata

Tweet A young reader sent in this review of Weedflower by Cynthia Kadohata. A Daughter’s Review Set in WWII, Weedflower is an amazing story about a Japanese girl who is forced to leave everything behind. Sumiko and her family travel … Continue reading

Book Review: The Tale of Despereaux by Kate Di Camillo

Tweet After my mother-daughter book club read The Tale of Despereaux by Kate Di Camillo, one of the daughters sent in this review. If you like fantasy-type books about animal heroes, you will love the book The Tale of Despereaux. … Continue reading

Book Review: The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Tweet A reader from Massachusetts sent in this review of The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett. My 8 year old daughter Rowan read The Secret Garden and LOVED it. It was the first book that she really enjoyed and … Continue reading

Book Review: The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles by Julie Andrews Edwards

Tweet Two readers wrote in to recommend The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles by Julie Andrews Edwards. A Daughter’s Review I loooooved this book! I was sooo fun and full of magic. I just got this feeling of happiness, … Continue reading

Book Review: The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer

Tweet My daughter wrote this review after we read The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer for our mother-daughter book club. When I first found out that we were going to read this book, every instinct told me not … Continue reading

Book Review: Still Life with Chickens by Catherine Goldhammer

Tweet Author Christina Hamlett sent in this review for one of her favorite books: There are numerous self-help books on the market that enable people to cope with major life transitions—divorce, the death of a spouse, the move to a … Continue reading

Book Review: Songs for a Teenage Nomad by Kim Culbertson

Tweet These reviews for Songs for a Teenage Nomad by Kim Culbertson were sent in by readers. A Mother’s Review Calle Smith never lives in one place long enough to call it home. While her mother runs from relationships, lonely … Continue reading

Book Review: Screenwriting for Teens by Christina Hamlett

Tweet Reader Marci W. from Maui, Hawaii sent in this review: Screenwriting for Teens, The 100 Principles of Screenwriting Every Budding Writer Must Know, is an in-depth, yet easy to read book for writers of all ages. Author Christina Hamlett … Continue reading

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