Book Review: Sputnik’s Guide to Life on Earth by Frank Cottrell Boyce

Tweet “Before you start anything, make a list. That’s what my granddad says.” Prez has learned so much from his granddad, but now his granddad can’t take care of Prez anymore and Prez has gone to live in temporary housing. … Continue reading

Book Review: She Stood for Freedom by Loki Mulholland

Tweet In the late 1950s and early 60s, Joan Trumpauer was a teenager living in Virginia. The times were turbulent in the South, as court decisions went against the “separate but equal” mindset of race relations, and schools and other … Continue reading

Book Review: Warren the 13th and the All-Seeing Eye by Tania del Rio and Will Staehle

Tweet Ever since Warren the 13th’s dad, Warren the 12th, died, things have gone downhill at his family’s hotel. Established years ago by the first Warren, it used to be known for its excellence. But in the five years since … Continue reading

Book Review: Welcome to the Symphony by Carolyn Sloan

Tweet While you may not be able to bring your young children to the symphony, a new book by songwriter, musician Carolyn Sloan lets you bring the sights and sounds of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 to them. Welcome to the … Continue reading

Book Review: Ghostlight by Sonia Gensler

Tweet Avery and her brother have always played make-believe games to pass time during summers at their grandma’s house in the country. But one summer Blake announces he’s too old for the games, and Avery isn’t sure what to do … Continue reading

Book Review and Giveaway: Serafina and the Black Cloak by Robert Beatty

Tweet I am excited to be participating in a blog tour today for Serafina and the Black Cloak, a great mystery with a little bit of historical fiction added in for readers aged 9 to 12. As part of the … Continue reading

Interview with Kate Hannigan, Author of The Detective’s Assistant

Tweet Kate Hannigan grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She worked on school newspapers through high school before going on to study journalism in college and working for newspapers in different parts of the country. She lives in Chicago with her … Continue reading

Book Review: One Witch at a Time by Stacy DeKeyser

Tweet A harsh winter has taken its toll on Rudi’s village of Brixen. Carrying a portion of his dairy farm’s dwindling supply of cheese and butter, he sets off for the market in a nearby town to trade for food, … Continue reading

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