Jennifer Minicus | 11 February 2013
A coming of age story for young teen girls.
Tim Golden | 12 January 2013
Luke, a gifted young musician, falls in with a local gang after his father dies.
The Midwife’s Apprentice
Margaret Hannon | 25 September 2012
I like to think that a Newbery award winning book is a sure bet.
Jennifer Minicus | 10 September 2012
Anyone who has ever experienced puppy love should read this Pulitzer Prize winning novel.
Tim Golden | 23 August 2012
A gentle story about a pair of fiercely united twins.
Jennifer Minicus | 20 April 2012
I have a weakness for coming of age stories.
13 Gifts (Birthdays #3)
Clare Cannon | 11 March 2012
The tweens become teens in the next instalment of this great series for girls.
Clare Cannon | 09 January 2012
For young adolescents who need a good laugh.
The Luck of the Buttons
Jennifer Minicus | 05 November 2011
Tugs Button proves that middle school girls can be sweet.
A Little Love Song
Tim Golden | 01 November 2011
Rose and Diana are left chaperoned after their aunt is taken ill.
A Day No Pigs Would Die
Jennifer Minicus | 07 October 2011
Why is it that in the 1970's this sort of book always seemed to win awards?
Tim Golden | 07 September 2011
Death is treated as a game in this young adult novel.
Banner in the Sky
Jennifer Minicus | 03 August 2011
Every sixteen-year-old has a dream.
Princess Ben (short for Benevolence)
Clare Cannon | 01 August 2011
A jewel of a book! A most original plot, deliciously witty expression, delightful characterisation and surprisingly deep themes.
Moon Over Manifest
Jennifer Minicus | 06 May 2011
This Newbery winner has all the makings of a modern classic.
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