Hatched

  Hatched By:  Bruce Coville Author Bruce Coville writes in a very conversational, humorous style that children will appreciate.  His new series, The Enchanted Files, is a delight and I found myself laughing all the way through HATCHED, which is book 2 in The Enchanted Files. This story centers on Gerald Overflight, a cowardly griffin, […]

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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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Moo

Moo By Sharon Creech What happens when 12-year-old Reena and her family transfer from the crowds, noise and hectic pace of New York City to the farms, beaches and beauty of coastal Maine?  More than they ever expect! Shortly after settling into their new home, Reena’s mother volunteers Reena and her 7-year-old brother Luke to […]

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Unidentified Suburban Object

Unidentified Suburban Object By Mike Jung Chloe Cho is tired of everyone assuming that all Asians are the same.  As the only Korean American as well as the only Asian American in her school, she’s heard it all — she’s a straight-A student because she’s Asian, she’s good at the violin because she’s Asian, her […]

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Summerlost

Summerlost By: Ally Condie This is a deeply emotional coming-of-age story about twelve-year-old Cedar Lee, who moved to Iron Creek, Utah, for the summer with her mother and younger brother, Miles. The family is struggling to recover after an accident claimed the lives of Cedar’s father and brother Ben. Cedar quickly befriends Leo, a hometown […]

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