Book Review: Herstory by Katherine Halligan

Tweet History is often told through the exploits of men, because for the most part they held the most powerful positions and made the decisions that changed the world. But that’s not always the case. Elizabeth I is an exception, … Continue reading

Book Review: Girls Think of Everything by Catherine Thimmesh

Tweet Flat-bottomed paper bags at the grocery store are the norm, now, but did you know that not so long ago people brought groceries home in a wooden crate? And that the person who invented the bags we see stacked … Continue reading

Book Review: Fly Girls by P. O’Connell Pearson

Tweet During World War II, people all over the U.S. were asked to pitch in to help the war effort. For women especially, this meant they got to do jobs they would not have been otherwise allowed to do. One … Continue reading

Book Review: The Icing on the Cake by Deborah A. Levine and JillEllyn Riley

Tweet The girls from The Saturday Cooking Club are back with The Icing on the Cake, a new story that has them whipping up sweets in the kitchen and thinking about romance in their lives. Liza would love to see … Continue reading

Book Review: Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

Tweet Growing up in the 1960s and 1970s, Jacqueline Woodson’s heart lived in two places: South Carolina, where she, her mother, and her siblings lived with her grandparents for several years, and Brooklyn, where she moved when she was still … Continue reading

Deborah A. Levine and JillEllyn Riley Talk About Cooking With Mom

Tweet Deborah A. Levine and JillEllyn Riley are the authors of The Saturday Cooking Club, a great series of books for young readers (see my review). They are stopping in at MotherDaughterBookClub. com today to talk about cooking with mom … Continue reading

Book Review: The Saturday Cooking Club: Kitchen Chaos by Deborah A. Levine and JillEllyn Riley

Tweet Liza and Frankie are a team, best friends since forever and great partners on school projects too. But when their 7th grade social studies teacher assigns a major project for teams of three, they have to expand their ranks … Continue reading

Book Review: The Summer I Saved the World…in 65 Days by Michele Weber Hurwitz

Tweet Thirteen-year-old Nina has the whole summer stretching before her, but instead of being excited she can only feel dread. Her beloved grandma died a year ago, her parents—both divorce lawyers—are wrapped up in a high profile case, and her … Continue reading

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