Book Review: The Adventures of Lettie Peppercorn by Sam Gayton

Tweet Twelve-year-old Lettie Peppercorn would love to have an adventure. But when her ma disappeared many years ago she left a note warning Lettie to never leave their home. Now she watches over her family seaside inn while her da … Continue reading

Book Review: Uprooted by Lynne Reid Banks

Tweet At the start of World War II, many women and children left England to live with relatives or sponsoring families in Canada and the U.S. The idea was to keep them safe from the bombing and hardship that was … 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

Book Review: Silence by Deborah Lytton

Tweet When a freak accident leaves Stella unable to hear it changes everything. She can no longer perform the lead role in her high school’s production of West Side Story and her dreams of Broadway fade with her hearing. But … 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

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