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: Wilf the Mighty Worrier Battles a Pirate by Georgia Pritchett

Tweet Wilf, everybody’s favorite worrier, is back after having saved the world from destruction by his evil neighbor Alan. This time Alan has another evil plan to destroy the world, and Wilf has to stop him. But first he must … Continue reading

Book Review: Metaltown by Kristen Simmons

Tweet Colin and Ty work in the small parts factory of Metaltown, a dark, cold place where even children who work are only one step away from starvation and homelessness. Lena’s father owns the factory and his word rules Metaltown. … Continue reading

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: Spud by Jon van de Ruit

Tweet Young John Milton (aka Spud) lives with his family in South Africa during the days before apartheid ends. He’s landed a scholarship to a prestigious boy’s boarding school and takes up residence in a house with a group of … Continue reading

Book Review: We Should Hang Out Sometime: Embarrassingly, a true story by Josh Sundquist

Tweet Looking back on his relationships since middle school, 20-something Josh Sundquist realizes he’s never had a true girlfriend. He sets out to reconnect with the girls whom he almost connected with to help him discover what he’s doing wrong. … Continue reading

Book Review: Gabriel Finley & the Raven’s Riddle by George Hagen

Tweet In the old days, ravens and humans were friends and traveled together, communicating and helping each other. Then a rift occurred, separating the two forever, except for a lucky few. Gabriel Finley is one of those lucky few, a … Continue reading

Book Review: I Am the Mission by Allen Zadoff

Tweet The last person anyone would suspect of being an assassin is a teen, which is why Boy Nobody is usually so successful on his missions. He goes into a situation, eliminates the target, and moves on. But he found … Continue reading

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...