Category Archives: book reviews

Book review: Who R U Really? by Margo Kelly

Fourteen-year-old Thea’s life is turned upside down when, while trying to stick up for her best friend, an embarrassing encounter happens to her, making her look stupid in front of the boy she likes. As a video clip goes viral … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Princess Who Had No Kingdom, by Ursula Jones

In the amusing children’s picture book, The Princess Who Had No Kingdom, award-winning author Ursula Jones delivers a delightful tale of a solitary princess who is searching for her kingdom.  While traveling here and there, she drove her horse, Pretty, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ice Pop Joy: Organic, Healthy, Fresh, Delicious, by Anni Daulter

In the search for a healthy, homemade, and low-sugar sweet, I found Ice Pop Joy, created by Anni Daulter and photographer Alexandra DeFuio, on the simple art of creating homemade ice pops.  Many of us love ice cream year round so it is … Continue reading

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“Gabi, a Girl in Pieces” by Isabel Quintero

My Diary April 29th, 2015  I just finished reading Gabi, a Girl in Pieces and I can’t stop thinking about it. I think this is my favorite book of the year and December 31st is so far away!  I have to … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month: “The Crossover,” and Other Verse Novels

The Crossover by Kwame Alexander is an energetic, engaging and emotional novel written in verse about basketball, family, and adolescent relationships.  The story centers on twins Josh and JB’s life as they prepare to compete in the middle school basketball championship. … Continue reading

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