Monthly Archives: September 2014

Doll Bones a Suspenseful Tale of Mystery and Growing Up

Doll Bones, by Holly Black. A Margaret K. McElderry Books, Simon and Schuster New York, NY, 2013.  “He wondered whether growing up was learning that most stories turned out to be lies.” In Holly Black’s Newbery Honor book, Zachary Barlow struggles … Continue reading


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If I Ever Get Out of Here, a novel of friendship, race and The Beatles

If I Ever Get Out of Here by Eric Gansworth, an Arthur A. Levine Book, Scholastic Inc., 2013. New York, NY. How do you find friends when you’re a Native American, surrounded by white kids in an accelerated program? Lewis … Continue reading

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