Book Review: Pashmina by Nidhi Chanani

Tweet Priyanka doesn’t understand why her mother won’t talk to her about life in India or the father she has never known. Born in the U.S., Priyanka feels the tug of two cultures: the food and traditions of her mother’s … 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: The Girl Who Rode the Wind by Stacy Gregg

Tweet Lola never would have guessed that getting suspended from school would be her ticket to go on a trip to Italy with her grandmother. Once she gets there, she learns all about the Palio, a horse race that’s been … Continue reading

Book Review: Abrakapow by Isaiah Campbell

Tweet What happens when you take a true story of German prisoners held at a camp in Texas in 1944 and add in an 11-year-old girl magician? The result is Abrakapow, a wholly entertaining novel for young readers by Isaiah … Continue reading

Book Review: Flora & Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo

Tweet Flora Belle Buckman knows all is not right in her world. Her parents are divorced, her mom writes romance novels even though there is no romance in her life, and she misses the time she spent reading about a … Continue reading

Book Review: The Map to Everywhere by Carrie Ryan and John Parke Davis

Tweet Marrill is looking for adventure when she spies an old-style wooden ship sailing in the parking lot near her home in the desert. Going aboard, she meets a wizard and is swept off into the pirate stream, a magical … Continue reading

Book Review: Once Was a Time by Leila Sales

Tweet Today I’m reviewing Once Was a Time by Leila Sales. Be sure to check back tomorrow, when I take part in the blog tour for the book with an author interview and a copy to give away. Here’s my … Continue reading

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