Tween Book Review: Efrén Divided by Ernesto Cisneros

Hey everyone, it's Sarah! I am feverishly working my way through books getting buzz for the ALA Youth Media Awards. This novel keeps appearing across many different Newbery buzz lists and I have finally gotten to it. Title: Efrén Divided Author: Ernesto Cisneros  Summary: Efrén is a super big brother to his twin siblings, Max and Mía. … Continue reading Tween Book Review: Efrén Divided by Ernesto Cisneros

Tween Book Review: King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender

Hello everyone, it's Sarah! I found this book when looking for Newbery potentials, also I was recommended another book by this author from one of our Youtube views, LJ. So, thanks LJ for the recommendation. Title: King And The Dragonflies Author: Kacen Callender Summary: King's older brother, Khalid, passed away unexpectedly and devastated his family. … Continue reading Tween Book Review: King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender

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