Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The Key that Swallowed Joey Pigza


THE KEY THAT SWALLOWED JOEY PIGZA by Jack Gantos. FSG, 2014.

Joey's troubles are
Mounting. What can he do to
Solve them happily?

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Owl Diaries


OWL DIARIES: EVA'S TREETOP FESTIVAL by Rebecca Elliott. Scholastic, 2015.

Time for a party
In the treetops with Eva
But she could use help.

Monday, January 26, 2015

Charlie Bumpers vs. the Squeaking Skull


CHARLIE BUMPERS VS/ THE SQUEAKING SKULL by Bill Harley with illustrations by Adam Gustavson. Narrated by the author. Peachier, 2014.

It is Halloween.
Can Charlie stand up to his
Own fear of the dark?

Sunday, January 25, 2015

All the Bright Places


ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES by Jennifer Niven. Knopf, 2015.

Finch and Violet
Accidental meeting? More
Likely salvation.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Moonpenny Island


MOONPENNY ISLAND by Tricia Springstubb. Balzer and Bray. February 2015.

Inseperable
Flor and Sylvie, until now.
How will Flor survive?

Friday, January 23, 2015

Finding Mr. Brightside


FINDING MR. BRIGHTSIDE by Jay Clark. Holt, 2015 (March).

Juliette, Abram
Drawn together by fate. Is
It salvation or...?

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Glory, Hallelujah!


GLORY O'BRIEN'S HISTORY OF THE FUTURE by A. S. King. Little Brown, 2014.

Is Glory seeing
The future as it will be
Or as she fears it?