Book Review: Tru & Nelle: A Christmas Tale by G. Neri

Tweet Truman Capote and Nelle Harper Lee are well known writers, yet young readers may not know that the two met when they were children in the town of Monroeville, Alabama. Their friendship continued even though Capote often lived elsewhere, … Continue reading

Book Review: The Audition by Maddie Ziegler

Tweet Harper McCoy loves her life in Connecticut. She’s got great friends and everyone on her dance team knows her skills. But when her family moves to Florida for her dad’s job, she finds herself having to prove her ability … Continue reading

Book Review: Maya Lin: Thinking With Her Hands by Susan Goldman Rubin

Tweet Maya Lin was thrust into the national spotlight when her design for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., completed as a college project, won out over other entries. In her early 20s, she found herself in a struggle … Continue reading

Book Review: Longburrow: Podkin One-Ear by Kieran Larwood

Tweet A storyteller arrives at a cozy warren on a blustery holiday eve. As he warms himself by the fire, little ones and adults gather around to hear his tale. It’s a story of an ordinary rabbit who achieves great … Continue reading

Giveaway and Interview With Jennifer Maschari, Author of Things That Surprise You

Tweet Yesterday I posted my review of Things That Surprise You, a story about growing up, growing apart from old friends and making new connections. Today I’m featuring an interview with the author, who is a classroom teacher who also … Continue reading

Book Review: Kat Greene Comes Clean by Melissa Roske

Tweet Kat Greene is worried about a lot of things. She’s not sure why her mom cleans until her hands are raw. She frets that if she tells anyone about what’s going on with her mom, she’ll have to live … Continue reading

Book Review: The Adventures of Henry Whiskers by Gigi Priebe

Tweet Henry Whiskers is a mouse who lives with his family in Windsor Castle, where the biggest dollhouse ever built draws visitors from around the world. Henry is the 25th mouse of that name to live in the cedar drawers … Continue reading

Book Review: Serafina and the Splintered Heart by Robert Beatty

Tweet Robert Beatty’s Serafina series comes to an end with lots of what fans have come to love about the books, with Serafina and her friends fighting a powerful enemy set on destroying the Biltmore estate and the people Serafina … Continue reading

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