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Monstrous Beauty by Elizabeth Fama

I’ve been putting off reviewing Monstrous Beauty for a while because a lot of other blog reviews I’ve read have absolutely raved about it, whereas I can’t quite pinpoint why I felt such a disconnect. 967 more words


Book review: Kelsey Green, Reading Queen

Mills, Claudia. Kelsey Green, Reading Queen. Farrar Straus Giroux, 2013. $15.99. ISBN 978-0-374-37485- 3. 122 pgs. Ages 7-10. P8Q8.

This was a fun and easy read about a trio of girlfriends who each has a special talent – reading, running and math. 188 more words

Middle Grade Fiction

Waiting On Wednesday (3).

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking The Spine that spotlights upcoming books we’re looking forward to. My Waiting On Wednesday book this week is… 282 more words

Waiting On Wednesday

One Magic Day in Italy...

… and other thoughts – a conversation with the CS Monitor [read here]! 7 more words

"2 Italies" in Bookreporter.com

I’m happy to see “2 Italies” in Bookreporter.com, a site that gives book lovers a wealth of information about the world of reading! [read more here]

Two Biographies of Antoine de Saint-Exupery

For fans of The Little Prince, we have two new biographies of the author Antoine de Saint-Exupery. I wasn’t familiar with his life, so I was  fascinated to learn his story and see its influence on his writing. 242 more words

Intermediate (3-5)