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Forest of Wonders

In my mind, Linda Sue Park is the author of realistic fiction for middle grade readers. They often feature protagonists of Asian ancestry.

So, imagine my surprise as I began reading her newest book,  245 more words


Forest of Wonder by Linda Sue Park

Forest of Wonder
Book 1 in the Wing and Claw series
by Linda Sue Park

Raffa Santana is studying to be an apothecary like his mother, his father, his uncle and his cousin Garith.   332 more words

Seven Thousand Miles

As a child of the eighties and nineties, my life consisted of the following:

  • A warm breakfast before school, preferably sausage and pancakes with a mountain of syrup.
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fiction favorites...the fabulous curtain-opener to a new trilogy

Forest of Wonders (Wing & Claw Book 1), by Linda Sue Park, illustrated by James Madsen
published in 2016 by HarperCollins

Raffa, age 12, is the son of two apothecaries who live in a quiet settlement near the mysterious Forest of Wonders. 504 more words


Africa Booklist


1.Nelson Mandela: South African Revolutionary, Beatrice Gormley

“Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of what it takes to change the world in this comprehensive biography that tells the complete life story of internationally renowned peacemaker Nelson Mandela. 1,501 more words

Book Lists

Bookcation 2016 #12: Wing & Claw: Forest of Wonders

Linda Sue Park has been around for ages. In fact, many of my students had read her books long before even I did. I was introduced to her because I loved… 163 more words


Book Challenges: Reading Progress and Recommendation

I picked this up, first because of the cover, but the synopsis drew me in right away. This is the first book in a middle grade series Wing & Claw: Forest of Wonders by Linda Sue Park @LindaSuePark. 161 more words