American contemporary, Bullying, Early Chapter Books, middle grade

Simply Sweet: The Year of the Book Review

This month has been a whirlwind of travel, books, and contest-promoting, but I promise to be a more diligent reviewer from now on. Besides, I've read a ton of amazing books I can't wait to tell you about! First up, the wonderfully-titled, charming early middle grade novel The Year of the Book. This book covers… Continue reading Simply Sweet: The Year of the Book Review

American contemporary, Historical Fiction, middle grade, poetry, Summer Reads, Verse Novel

Sibling Revelry: Looking for Me Review

Edith is the middle child in a long line of brothers and sisters. When she is asked to write a poem about her family, Edith's teacher points out that she has forgotten an important person: Edith herself. So lies the crux of this lovely little novel. Through a series of free verse (and a few… Continue reading Sibling Revelry: Looking for Me Review