Written in the first person, Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Wright features Katie Bennett telling the reader how her family has moved to a town in Wisconsin after her dad accepted a new job.
Millions of girls love horses, whether they have a chance to ride or can only read about it. They make up the target audience for The Pony Whisperer series.
Does it seem like young people are fused to their cell phones these days? That’s just what happens to eighth-grader Samantha Granger through a series of outrageous coincidences.
The Kneebone Boy commands immediate attention. Why? The cover. It’s dark, gothic, and beautiful. It beckons the reader to break open the spine and explore the prose within.
After reading this middle-grade novel, it becomes clear why Mary Downing Hahn is such a popular author and has won so many awards.
(Random House Paperbacks, March 2010)
Random House Books for Young Readers, May 2008
“Have you ever seen a face hidden in the bark of a tree and known that the man trapped inside wanted to hurt you?”