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Dumpling Days by Grace Lin What a great book! The story is about a young Taiwanese-American girl named Pacy who visits Taiwan with her family. Newbery Honor-winning author Grace Lin draws on her own family trips to perfectly capture what … Continue reading
Cinder by Marissa Meyer Cyborg Cinderella. What’s not to love? It takes two of my favorite genres, fairy tale retellings and sci fi, and mashes them together. Wish I hadn’t taken so long to get around to reading it! I … Continue reading
Rain! by Linda Ashman (Author) and Christian Robinson (Illustrator) What a gorgeous book! I spotted this on someone’s website (unfortunately I lost the link), and just had to request it from the library. The story compares a rainy day from the viewpoint … Continue reading
In honor of Multicultural Children’s Book Day, I thought I’d share some multicultural picture books that I’ve enjoyed with my children. One could argue that not all of these are multicultural, but they are all great books featuring people of … Continue reading
Over the holiday break, we visited the library a few times, and these two books have been a big hit in my house. I Dare You Not to Yawn by Helene Boudreau (Author) and Serge Bloch (Illustrator) This book is absolutely hysterical. It is … Continue reading
Horses of Dawn Book 1: The Escape by Kathryn Lasky Are you ready for another giveaway? This time the lucky winner will receive an Advance Reading Copy of The Escape by Kathryn Lasky (author of the Guardians of Ga’Hoole series). This … Continue reading
Can you believe it’s December already? I can’t. It took me a while to get over my denial and actually sit down to write this blog post. Here were my favorite books for kids and teens this year (not necessarily … Continue reading
I was having kind of a bad day, and this book cheered me right up! The premise is what drew me to the novel: Eighth-grader Rachel Lee helps her mother with her housecleaning business, only to find out that she … Continue reading
Alex and the Rabbit by Monica Dumont The premise of this book was promising—a story to teach children breathing techniques to handle strong emotions—and as an instructional aid it might very well be useful, however as a picture book, it doesn’t … Continue reading
The Dream Thieves (The Raven Boys #2) by Maggie Stiefvater A solid addition to the Raven Boys series. This book focuses more on Ronan and less on Blue/Adam/Gansey, which will disappoint some readers and enthrall others (I was in the … Continue reading