Hunger

  Hunger By:  Donna Jo Napoli The plight of the Irish people during the 1840s potato famine is told through the eyes of twelve-year-old Lorraine.  Her father is a tenant farmer in County Galway, Ireland.  She lives in a one-room house with her little brother, Paddy, her ma and her da.  Lorraine wakes up one […]

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Just Like Jackie

Just Like Jackie By:  Lindsey Stoddard Eleven year-old Robinson “Robbie” Hart wants to be more like her namesake Jackie Robinson, but she gets in trouble at school for letting her anger get the best of her.  Robbie is worried about her guardian grandfather’s failing memory.  He is the only family she has.  She wishes she […]

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The Un-Friendship Bracelet

The Un-Friendship Bracelet (Craftily Ever After) Martha Maker   This is the first title in a new series that focuses on crafting.  Maddie and her best friend, Emily have a shared passion for crafting.  They have matching friendship bracelets that they never take off their wrists.   When a new student named Bella moves to town, […]

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Wallace and Grace and the Cupcake Caper

Wallace and Grace and the Cupcake Caper By:  Heather Alexander This delightful new series will be appreciated by mystery lovers and fans of Rebecca Elliot’s “Owl Diaries”.  Owl detectives, Wallace and Grace, are busy solving a new mystery that involves a missing cupcake.  A cranky chipmunk is upset because someone ate his pink-frosted cupcake and […]

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