Category Archives: children’s fiction

Review: Soldier Dog by Sam Angus

Published by¬†Feiwel & Friends Released April 16, 2013 256 pages Where I got it: ARC received for review from publisher Rating: Description (from Goodreads): With his older brother gone to fight in the Great War, and his father prone to … Continue reading

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Review: On the Day I Died by Candace Fleming

Published by¬†Random House Children’s Books Released July 10, 2012 208 pages Where I got it: E-galley received from publisher via NetGalley Rating: Description (from Goodreads): The phenomenally versatile, award-winning author, Candace Fleming, gives teen and older tween readers ten ghost … Continue reading

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Leonard & the Telescopic Trachea by Miss Lisa Brown

Guys, I have a confession…I’m a bad friend. I don’t mean to be, but it seems like often the everyday details of life get in the way and distract me from the people that mean the most to me. Why … Continue reading

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Review: Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick

Published by Scholastic Press Released September 13, 2011 608 pages Where I got it: ARC received from publisher at BEA Rating: 3 stars Wonderstruck¬†features parallel narratives that later intersect in a heartwarming story about family. ¬†Ben feels alone since his … Continue reading

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Review: The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente

Published by Brilliance Audio Released May 10, 2011 Where I got it: Downloaded audiobook through public library Overdrive service Rating: 4 stars This is the story of a young girl named September, who when tired of her dull life in … Continue reading

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