By Jean Craighead George
Dial Books for Young Readers, 2014
A beautiful tale that spans 200 years, the life of one bowhead whale and the lives of many generations of two very different families. 494 more words
Nothing says “READ ME” like a hot pink “BANNED” label slapped onto the cover of a book.
This particular bookshelf sits in the children’s department of my local library, the Free Library of Philadelphia Parkway Central Branch, and is typically home to a changing collection books that fall into a particular category or theme (think “Summer!”, “New Releases” or “Chanukkah”). 555 more words