Hi everyone, hope you enjoyed the earlier post this week. Here are a few other similar reads about siblings for you to check out. These stories all tackle some sort of serious issue in the most delicate manner thanks to some amazing writing from these authors. If anyone has come across any other contemporary stories about brothers and sisters, please let me know.Continue reading “A few contemporary sibling stories to enjoy”
Hi there, today’s post features a contemporary story of a pair of siblings facing some troubled times. It’s books like these that keep me grateful for what I do have and opens my heart out to young people who are actually living lives similar to these. Despite the struggles of these characters, their story is one liked reading, armed with a box of tissues!! If you think you’re brave enough, then dear followers, please read on…
Hello all, welcome to July’s first book review. This first sibling story is a historical read. It is set sometime in the last century and tells a fascinating story of ballet, and siblings, of course. Fans of Billy Elliot will enjoy this book!Continue reading “Thursday’s Children by Rumer Godden”
Hello everyone, welcome to the chilly month of July. Winter has finally arrived after quite a warm first half of the year. Our days are shorter and colder. My sister, who lives in the UK, is enjoying her summer holidays with her young family! Often I wish I was there, but for me, the only great thing, apart from the weather in the UK now, is the amiable relationship I have with her. So, this month, I’m featuring tween stories about siblings, and the unique bond that having a brother or sister gives you.
Hi everyone, this second post is about a delightful graphic read I discovered recently. I guess in the selection of the brightness of the cover spoke to me more than anything else. With everything to do with India, the story is also quite vivid and somewhat dreamlike!! If this has appealed to you, then read on…
Hi everyone, this first week’s post features a series of three books I found by chance while looking for something else. One of the reasons I truly enjoyed this trio of books was not just the stunning writing by Sita Brahmachari, but the family she focuses on. If you enjoy a family story like me, then read on!!Continue reading “Mira Levenson series by Sita Brahmachari”
Hello everyone, June begins here in New Zealand with a chilly blast through the front doors of the library I work in. Yes, winter has arrived!! My theme for this month however has nothing to do with the weather; I’m just fascinated by it!! For my posts this month I wanted to give a friendly salute to the culture of India and introduce the trending diverse stories that seem to be crowding into children’s literature.Continue reading “Indian reads this June”