Hey, Boy

Hey, Boy By Benjamin Strouse “‘Hey, Boy. Do you want to see my house?’” Hey, Boy is an emotional story about the bond between a boy and his dog. They meet each other in a chance encounter at a young age, but the boy’s mother takes the dog off to a shelter because she feels […]

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The Forever Garden

The Forever Garden By:  Laurel Snyder and Samantha Cotterill A friendship blossoms as a garden grows.  Young Laurel enjoys watching her elderly neighbor, Honey, tend to her garden throughout the seasons.  She watches her cover her plants in the cold, train the peas to climb a trellis, and sing to her kale plants.  Honey shares […]

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Orphan Train Girl

Orphan Train Girl By:  Christina Baker Kline ORPHAN TRAIN GIRL is the young reader’s edition of the 2013 adult bestseller from Christina Baker Kline.  Sixth-grader Molly is assigned to help an elderly woman, Vivian, clean out her attic.  She must perform this community service for stealing a battered paperback from the public library.  At first […]

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