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Review of the Day: Every Soul a Star by Wendy Mass

Every Soul a Star By Wendy Mass Little, Brown and Company $16.99 ISBN: 978-0-316-03313-8 Ages 8-14 On shelves now Natural phenomena lend themselves to children’s literature. Picture books, for example, are filled with fireflies, rainbows, and shooting stars. Then the child readers get a little older and the phenomena get more complex. The death of […]

Review of the Day: After Tupac & D Foster

After Tupac and D Foster By Jacqueline Woodson G.P. Putnam’s Sons (division of Penguin) $15.99 ISBN: 978-399-24654-8 Ages 10-17 (though honestly I’m just spitballing here) On shelves now Some authors make writing reviews easy. You pick up their book, glance at the cover, and the words pour out of you like a hard spring rain. […]

Review of the Day: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian By Sherman Alexie Art by Ellen Forney Little Brown & Company $16.99 ISBN: 978-0-316-01368-0 Ages 15 and up On shelves now I asked you what my final 2007 review should be.  You voted.  And that winner turned out to be this book.  It probably doesn’t need the […]

Review of the Day: Leepike Ridge by N.D. Wilson

Leepike Ridge by N.D. Wilson Random House $15.99 Ages 9 to 14 I am a traitor to my sex. I must be. All evidence clearly points in that direction. If 2007 is remembered as anything, for me it will be the year of Boy Books That I Adored While My Female Friends Slowly Shook Their […]

Review of the Day: No Talking by Andrew Clements

No Talking By Andrew Clements. Simon and Schuster. $15.99. For ages 9-12. Not all Andrew Clements novels are created equal, and that’s a fact. I mean, don’t get me wrong. This is true of most children’s authors. But sometimes I feel that with Clements, he’s always readable. Even if you feel that one book of […]