Monthly Archives: December 2013

My Favorite Books of 2013

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

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MG Book Review: The Dirt Diary by Anna Staniszewski

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

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Picture Book Review: Alex and the Rabbit by Monica Dumont

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

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