Middle Grade Book Review: We Dream of Space by Erin Entrada Kelly

Howdy everyone, it's Sarah! I love Kelly's books, they are always such fun realistic middle grade novels. While she does mix in historical fiction, the stories feel so real and relevant they transcend time. When I found this ARC from the publisher, I could wait to read it. Title: We Dream of Space Author: Erin … Continue reading Middle Grade Book Review: We Dream of Space by Erin Entrada Kelly

Teen Book Review: Not So Pure and Simple by Lamar Giles

Hiya everyone, it's Sarah! I feel like Lamar Giles does not receive the notoriety that he deserves. Giles's books are always solidly written and developed. He has books that appeal to teens and middle grade. Also, he addresses serious issues in age appropriate ways that are relatable for many readers. I always want to read … Continue reading Teen Book Review: Not So Pure and Simple by Lamar Giles

Spotlight on Diverse Books: March by John Lewis & Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty by G. Neri

It is this week that we take time to remind the positive work of Martin Luther King Jr. and those who worked alongside him, like John Lewis. Even in the still uncertain times, the work of these visionaries still gives hope. I have highlighted two graphic novels, which speak to the racial issues found within … Continue reading Spotlight on Diverse Books: March by John Lewis & Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty by G. Neri