Book Review: Armstrong & Charlie by Steven B. Frank

Tweet Charlie is about to start 6th grade when he learns that kids from a mostly African American neighborhood will be bused into his school and his friends are transferring out. His parents think it’s important that he stay. Armstrong’s … Continue reading

Book Review: Knock Out by K. A. Holt

Tweet Levi wants to be just like anybody else, but sometimes he can’t breathe well, and lately it’s been getting worse. His mom and older brother hover over him, wanting to keep him safe. His dad tells him to toughen … Continue reading

Book Review: Great Escapes by Judy Dodge Cummings

Tweet The true stories of adventurers, explorers and others escaping life-threatening situations are often more harrowing than anything fiction could imagine. Great Escapes in the Mystery & Mayhem series focuses on five escapes that actually happened. The stories range from … Continue reading

Book Review: Rebels and Revolutions by Judy Dodge Cummings

Tweet In Rebels and Revolutions, a title in the Mystery & Mayhem series, author Judy Dodge Cummings focuses on five people who “fought for their rights and changed history.” They include a young boy who fought in the American Revolution, … Continue reading

Book Review: The Postcard by Tony Abbott

Tweet When Jason’s grandmother dies, he’s not sad, just upset about having to join his dad in Florida to help get her house ready to sell. How could he be sad about losing someone he never met? But once he’s … Continue reading

Book Review: Storm Walker by Mike Revell

Tweet Owen doesn’t like to think about the longest day in his life, the day a year ago when his mom died. He is finally beginning to find joy in the good things in his life, like being with his … Continue reading

Book Review: Wilf the Mighty Worrier Saves the World by Georgia Pritchett

Tweet Wilf is a worrier. He is afraid of peanut butter getting stuck to the roof of his mouth and wigs and roller skates and elevators and twirly mustaches and many more things. But when evil lunatic Alan moves in … Continue reading

Book Review: Fish Finelli: Operation Fireball by E. S. Farber

Tweet Fish Finelli is excited. He has a boat and a motor, now all he has to do it get it working in time to enter the big race in the 11-years-and under category. And the stakes are high since … Continue reading

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