Perfect for fans of Tweet Cute and Instant Karma, this YA romcom is a heartfelt story about a girl who thinks she knows everything about love — until she relives a day and discovers she had it all wrong.
This poignant debut novel in verse is a portrait of healing, as a young girl rediscovers life and the soothing power of nature after being freed from her abusive father.
When chance, or fate, throws two twelve-year-olds together on board a scientific research ship at the edge of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, it’s not all smooth sailing!
Click here to read about these nine books that I reviewed in 2021 for Booklist Magazine and India Currents Magazine. … More
New Novel for Younger Readers Explores Interracial Marriage and Anti-Semitism ● In 1967, twelve-year-old Ariel Goldberg’s life is full of … More
Gr. 7-12 ***Starred Review*** Fifteen-year-old Amandla has always set her sights on leaving Sugar Town, a slum outside Durban, South … More
Gr. 8-12 Rising senior Mari is excited to be in Chicago at her dad’s for the weekend. She’s going to … More
Gr. 4-8 ***Starred Review*** Introspective and instructive, the inimitable Snicket returns with a philosophical and nearly stream-of-consciousness tale about learning … More
Gr. 6-9 In the 1970s, 10-year-old Lumush lives with his family in Railway Estates in Kenya. A recent transfer to … More
Gr. 4-8 The summer before seventh grade, Lydia begins wearing extra clothes to ward off new, unwanted attention from neighborhood … More