TBR Thursdays: The Boy Who Failed Show and Tell by Jordan Sonnenblick

Hey everyone, it's Sarah! I am always looking for good tween boy books, so this one made its way onto my radar. Title: The Boy Who Failed Show and Tell Author: Jordan Sonnenblick Summary: In this semi-autobiographical (it is shelved as fiction in my library, so who knows where the truth begins and ends), Sonnenblick … Continue reading TBR Thursdays: The Boy Who Failed Show and Tell by Jordan Sonnenblick

Middle Grade Book Review: The One Thing You’d Save by Linda Sue Park

Hey everyone, I am working on a few mock lists for this upcoming award's season and this novel appeared on several of those lists. Title: The One Thing You'd Save Author: Linda Sue Park Illustrator: Robert Sae-Heng Summary: If your house was on fire and your family was safe, what one item would you save? … Continue reading Middle Grade Book Review: The One Thing You’d Save by Linda Sue Park

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