Blizzard Night

Blizzard Night By:  Marlane Kennedy The I Survived series by Lauren Tarshis is so popular that I was glad when some new survival books arrived at the library.  If your child enjoys that popular series, you might try the Disaster Strikes series written by Marlane Kennedy.  Blizzard Night had just the right amount of action […]

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Overboard (Survivor Diaries)

Overboard!  (Survivor Diaries) By:  Terry Lynn Johnson This new adventure series is perfect for fans of the I SURVIVED series and HATCHET.  Eleven-year-old Travis and his family are on a whale watching trip off the coast of Washington when a rogue wave overturns their boat.  Both Travis and Marina, the tour operator’s daughter, are washed […]

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Dive In!

Dive In! A Topsy-Turvy-Say-It-Out-Loud Underwater Adventure Written By Recess Monkey Illustrated By Rob McClurkan   Sir Sebastian Stockingbottomham, the famous undersea explorer (of course, who else would have such a name), is ready for an adventure. An undersea adventure. He first meets an unwilling to adventure blob-fish. Sir Sebastian Stockingbottomham knows this is the adventure […]

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The Forbidden Library

The Forbidden Library By Django Wexler When I stumbled upon this book and saw the title, I had to read the cover summary: “Alice always thought fairy tales had happy endings. That–along with everything else–changed after she met her first fairy hovering in the kitchen, threatening her father. The next day her father left, never […]

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