February 11, 2019 by Grace Enriquez
Winner of a 2019 Coretta Scott King Author Honor, The Parker Inheritance is a part historical fiction novel, part puzzle mystery full of masterful plot twists and clever riddles. Set in three distinct and alternating time periods, Author Varian Johnson weaves a mystery across time, place, and generations that captivates with every chapter.
October 3, 2016 by Mary Ann Cappiello
The Inquisitor’s Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog By Adam Gidwitz, illustrated by Hatem Aly Published by Dutton Children’s Books Grades 5-8 Book Review “Whether you go your separate ways or stay together, you will continue to witness— against ignorance, against cruelty, and on behalf of all that is beautiful about […]
April 18, 2016 by Mary Ann Cappiello
Raymie Nightingale Written by Kate DiCamillo Published by Candlewick Press, 2016 ISBN 978-0-7636-8117-3 Grades 4-8 Book Review “The world went on. People left and people died and people went to memorial services and put orange blocks of cheese into their purses. People confessed to you that they were hungry all the time. And then you […]
January 4, 2016 by Mary Ann Cappiello
One Today Written by Richard Blanco, Illustrated by Dav Pilkey Published by Little Brown, 2015 ISBN: 978-0-316-37144-5 Grades K-Up Book Review Only five U.S. presidential inaugurations included poets reading their work. Of those five poems, only two have been turned into picture books. One was illustrated by Dav Pilkey, author-illustrator of the Captain Underpants series. […]
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