middle-grade

Children’s Book Review: Towers Falling By Jewell Parker Rhodes

TOWERS FALLING By: Jewell Parker Rhodes Published: July 12, 2016 Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Fiction/Junior Fiction Several years ago, I read Jewell Parker Rhodes book on Hurricane Katrina. It too was written for middle-grade readers as a way to understand what happened during the disaster in New Orleans. NINTH WARD focused on…
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Children’s Book Review: One Good Thing About America By Ruth Freeman

ONE GOOD THING ABOUT AMERICA By: Ruth Freeman Published: March 21, 2017 Publisher: Holiday House Fiction/Middle-Grade Fiction If you have ever moved and had to start over in a new school or new community or a new job, you can identify with that feeling of uncertainty and trepidation. But, imagine starting over in a new…
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Children’s Book Review: Sam’s Top Secret Journal – Memorial Day By Dr. Sean Adelman

SAM’S TOP SECRET JOURNAL Memorial Day – Book 3 By: Dr. Sean Adelman Published: February 5, 2015 Publisher: Raise Expectations Fiction Sam is a 9th grader who also has down syndrome. She tries to fit in and be like everyone else but knows that sometimes she is just too different. Sometimes others treat her poorly and…
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