After 140 years, Tom Sawyer is still a beloved character
Jane Fagan | Aug 26 2016 | comment  
No one captures the heart of a young boy like Mark Twain.

A perfect book for boys who love sports but may not like to read
Jennifer Minicus | Nov 25 2014 | comment  
"The Captain" tells his story.

An enduring appeal
Jane Fagan | Aug 25 2014 | comment  
Twenty years ago, Horrid Henry hit the shelves.

Great book for reluctant readers
Jane Fagan | Jun 20 2014 | comment  
Boys especially will enjoy this beginner series.

An author the NY Times called a genius
Jane Fagan | Apr 25 2014 | comment  
According to Billy's parents, it is the Year of Billy Miller!

Why do boys love trucks so much?
Jane Fagan | Jan 24 2014 | comment  
A bestselling picture book for nearly three years.

Inside a male brain
Clare Cannon | Jul 2 2013 | comment  
Shusterman's account seems about right to me.

The Gift of Disability
Clare Cannon | May 31 2013 | comment  
If only we could see, as this author does, with the eyes of the heart.

One for the boys
Clare Cannon | May 24 2013 | comment  
Friendship, growing up, danger, peer pressure, Shakespeare, humour, remorseā€¦ and the meaning of life.

Add this author to my list of favorites!
Jennifer Minicus | May 20 2013 | comment  
A charming story filled with believable characters and reverence for family relationships.

This Author Should Be Compulsory Reading
Clare Cannon | Mar 28 2013 | comment  
Not just this one, but all of Spinelli's entertaining books should be compulsory character-development reading.

The Silver Nutmeg
Jennifer Minicus | Mar 15 2013 | comment  
Some books beg to be read aloud.

Navigating Early
Jennifer Minicus | Feb 2 2013 | comment  
A story of friendship, forgiveness and adventure.

Airborn Series
Tim Golden | Oct 31 2012 | comment  
An enjoyable adventure

The Many Troubles of Andy Russell
Emily Castilla | Oct 29 2012 | comment  
Andy Russell has lost a number of his pet gerbils.

Jennifer Minicus | Oct 16 2012 | comment  
An amusing yet touching memoir of life in Wisconsin during WWI.

City Boy
Jennifer Minicus | Sep 10 2012 | comment  
Anyone who has ever experienced puppy love should read this Pulitzer Prize winning novel.

The Saxby Smart Series
Jennifer Minicus | Sep 7 2012 | comment  
Saxby Smart is a child detective.

The Secret Garden
Tim Golden | Sep 4 2012 | comment  
A timeless classic

Beginning Readers
Jennifer Minicus | Aug 26 2012 | comment  
Parents of avid young readers often ask me for new titles of basic chapter books.

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