Stick Cat: A Tail of Two Kitties, by Tom Watson (May 2016, HarperCollins), $12.99, ISBN: 9780062411006
Recommended for ages 8-12
A spin-off of the popular… 276 more words
Yesterday I mentioned how much Blaine and I enjoyed The Glass Sentence, the first book in the Mapmakers Trilogy by S.E. Grove. It was a bit of a risky choice for us: a long novel with a female protagonist (13-year-old Sophia Tims), a historical setting (1891 Boston), and fantasy/steampunk elements (not our usual choice of genre). 228 more words
Three stars, read in December 2015.
A middle grade graphic novel about a group of girls who form a “secret art gang,” sneaking out at night to create works of art in public spaces all around their city. 328 more words
Finding someone who understands can be a lifelong struggle, no matter you are. Imagine being a precocious, intelligent boy with a flair for fashion and drama and two unreliable parents who drop you with cousins in Monroeville, Alabama during the Great Depression. 193 more words