February Archive

The Stravaganza Series

Tim Golden | 28 February 2013
written for ages 13-16 | not recommended
published in 2003
A series about the avenues of escape people choose when faced with difficulties.

Cam Jansen Mysteries

Emily Castilla | 26 February 2013
written for ages 7-10 | highly recommended
Three titles from a mystery series for beginner readers.

My childhood correspondence with Laura Ingalls Wilder

Olga Marlin | 23 February 2013
Writing about Laura Ingalls Wilder is, for me, like writing about an intimate friend.

The Stamp Collector

Jennifer Minicus | 20 February 2013
written for ages 11-14 | highly recommended
published in 2012
A simple book with a profound message.

Time Stops For No Mouse

Tim Golden | 15 February 2013
written for ages 7-10 | recommended
published in 2007 (2002)
Hermux is a watchmaker living a quiet existence.

Bright Island

Jennifer Minicus | 11 February 2013
written for ages 13-16 | recommended
published in 2012 (1937)
A coming of age story for young teen girls.


Tim Golden | 06 February 2013
written for ages 11-14 | recommended with reservations
published in 2008 (2006)
George and Edie learn of a war between the statues of London.

Navigating Early

Jennifer Minicus | 02 February 2013
written for ages 11-14 | recommended
published in 2013
A story of friendship, forgiveness and adventure.

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