Whichwood; a Story That Takes Readers by the Heart

Laylee, the protagonist of Tahereh Mafi's "Whichwood," could have been normal. She could have if her Maman hadn't died and her father went crazy....

And you think YOUR classmates are weird.

Nikola Kross was the smartest person in her original school. She never had trouble with any studies, and could have easily gone to college...

Heartseeker Uses Fiction to Portray Positive Themes to Kids

“Heartseeker,” by Melinda Beatty, is a new adventure novel set in a world based on 17th century England. Only Fallow (yes, that’s her name)...

Teen Suicide Stops Here

“The Gatekeepers” by Jen Lancaster is an emotional book about suicide written from the point of view of several teens who live with the...

“Home Alone” Type of Book Combines Mystery and Adventure

“Brightwood” by Tania Unsworth is a terrific book that follows a little girl named Caroline. Caroline, however is a special case, as I like...

Hansel and Gretel With A Twist

"Mapping the Bones," by Jane Yolen, is a historical novel set in 1942 in Poland, and follows Jewish twins, Chaim and Gittel while they...

A Bat Mitzvah Adventure

In "The Length of a String," by Elissa Weissman, 12-year-old Imani is getting ready for her bat mitzvah, a ceremony in Judaism where a...

The Mad Wolf’s Daughter

“The Mad Wolf’s Daughter” by Diane Magras is about a young lass, Drest. When knights from Faintree castle take her father and brothers away,...

A Her-Story of Loud Leaders

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History is a compilation of stories of the women who shaped the modern world. Written by children's book...

Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus

13-year-old Aven Green loved her life in Kansas. She had lots of friends and no one treated her differently because she didn’t have arms. But...
- Advertisement -