“How would it feel to hide an enormous, important, life threatening secret from your friends, your neighbors, and maybe even members of your own family?”
“The Junction of Sunshine and Lucky offers a gentle, inspiring story of economically disadvantaged people uniting to assert their right to define beauty on their own terms.”
“. . . a cautionary tale about the current state of our fragile world . . . It provides a chilling prediction of one possible outcome.”
They have a touch so feathery light it can be barely felt on human skin. The vivid gold and black colored golden orb weaver spider is the largest webmaking spider on the planet.
“Papercutz has added a significant new dimension to the legend of Nancy Drew. She and her new Clue Crew should be around for a long time.”
“Liar and Spy is a worthwhile read . . .”
Rebecca Stead covers a lot of ground in her new middle grade mystery Liar and Spy.
“The subject of same-sex marriages is tastefully handled in a manner preteens can understand and relate to.”
“The Book of Wonders displays a range of magic as expansive as it is imaginative. . . .
“The story careens along from the very beginning to the last page.
“The story, as told in Fern’s voice grabs, at the heart with its unfathomable anguish.
“Mary Losure has done a fine job of researching and writing this true story for young readers.
“Historical fiction can be the best education, because it engages people’s minds and hearts differently than the classroom—and often better.
“We can all use a comforting story of love, even—or especially—if it is ripped from a brutal past.”
“Sita’s Ramayana ventures beyond a graphic retelling the events of the epic tale. . . .
“The Patersons preface their work with a line by Eden Phillpotts: ‘The universe is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow stronger.’ The Flint Heart is a bi