Everybody’s Son by Thrity Umrigar

Race, Privilege, and Politics • Nine-year-old Anton Vesper—beautiful, bright, biracial—finds himself in the foster care system after having spent a week alone and locked in a stifling apartment waiting for his crack-addicted mother to return. However, his new foster father, David Coleman, a judge with a political pedigree, will do anything to keep the boy…

Just a reminder about my reviews

I know it’s quick and easy to just click on one of the blog posts on my home page, but in truth, there are many more reviews to be found on this web site. Go up to the top right-hand of this page. You’ll then see the different categories of books reviewed. Go ahead. Try…

The Song From Somewhere Else by A. F. Harrold

Gr. 3-6. Francesca “Frank” Patel couldn’t experience a worse summer. Her best friend is away, her cat is missing, and the school bully won’t leave her alone. When the horrid giant of a kid Nick Underbridge rescues her and takes her to his home, Frank doesn’t know what to make of him. His father is…