Sam Parker sees many weird things, but he has never heard a dog talk. He knows nothing of his parents, has never used a supernatural sword, and has never moved a coin with his mind. All he knows is the nuns think he is crazy, the doctor over medicates him,… Read more »
This is such a fabulously fun resource for teaching kids about other cultures and time periods. Today, in this post sponsored by author Carole P. Roman and The Children’s Book Review, I’m spotlighting the series but also focusing on If You Were Me and Lived in…Brazil which is especially timely… Read more »
Genre: Upper Middle Grade Mystery/Thrillers Publisher: Astraea Press Publication date: March 13, 2012 Number of pages: 277 In a small town in Michigan, fifteen-year-old Sarah Cole is stuck spending the summer at her Aunt and Uncle’s with her sister, Lacey. She’s not happy with the situation until she befriends a girl named… Read more »
Genre: Fiction, Historical, Children’s Publisher: Clean Reads Publication date: January 6, 2016 Number of pages: 208 ClaireLee’s life changes when she must take charge of her siblings after her mother becomes depressed from a difficult childbirth. Frightened by the way Mama sleeps too much and her crying spells during waking hours, ClaireLee just… Read more »
Happy Sunday to y’all! I am currently visiting family, celebrating my nephew’s FIRST birthday! (Still wondering how a year has gone by already!) As reading is my superpower, I am of course the aunt who buys books as presents. Much to my delight, my nephew already loves being read… Read more »
The League and the Lantern is the first book in a new adventure series for middle-school readers. Jake Herndon’s middle school sleepover takes a shocking turn when a dangerous organization invades. As he and his new friends Lucy and TJ race for their lives on the streets of Chicago they… Read more »
About Clarina Nichols • Hardcover: 240 pages • Publisher: Quindaro Press (March 1, 2016) In 1827, when Clarina was a teenager, she remembers, “I had a longing desire to do good.” But America wasn’t ready for an ambitious, intelligent young woman. Clarina was supposed to get married and start a… Read more »
Buckley and Bogey, Cat Detectives, find their next big case with the Buckley and Bogey Cat Detective Agency to be their most difficult yet. It all starts one hot summer day, when the boys are sitting in the front window of their Mom’s antique store. That’s when they see a big, black limo crawling up the street and going right through downtown St. Gertrude. So who is in that long, black car? None other than famous movie star, Steele Bronson! And his surprise arrival sends the entire town into a tizzy!