Hi everyone, this is not your average extra post. I want to bring to your attention something quite important in schools all over the world, an issue that we still battle to this day. I’m talking about bullying.Continue reading “Special post on Bullying”
Hello everyone, this month I have decided to move onto funnier topics. Here in New Zealand the last school term of the year has begun and my niece is about to complete her first year of school. It’s amazing how fast the time has gone!! The fun and exciting stories she recounts to me always bring a smile to my face. So, in order to have a smile a week, why don’t you sit back and enjoy a selection of middle school stories this month!!
Hello all, this week’s post takes us into the mind of a unique young girl. She’s someone who has cerebral palsy but has a personality much bigger, and smarter mind than anyone I had ever known. If this is enough for you, then have a read of my review!!Continue reading “Out of my mind by Sharon M. Draper”
Hello all, this week’s post features an extremely brave young girl and the family who supported her through the diagnosis of a brain tumour. This story was one I found profoundly moved me as it was based on actual events that happened to the author’s own daughter. Biographical fiction such as this one always leaves a lasting impression on me. I hope it does the same for you!Continue reading “Mustaches for Maddie by Chad Morris”
Hello everyone, this week’s post encapsulates some of my all-time favourite subjects and genres; archaeology, ancient history, adventure, and mystery mixed in with an action-packed story about a family. And yes, the two main characters are a pair of siblings who get into all kinds of trouble!! Have fun reading these!!Continue reading “Jake Atlas series by Rob Lloyd Jones”
Welcome to the month of May!! Winter is around the corner here in New Zealand with cold winds and rain showers most days. Layering up at work is mandatory, despite the amount of moving around we do!! I have a unique collection of reviews for you this month!! Continue reading “Kiwi madness this May”
Hi everyone, this month of April I will be showcasing a group of historical mystery stories that I came across my many reads that struck a chord with me. The series of books this post features took me not just to those years just before World War II, but also to a delightful girls boarding school! So if either of these have conjured up something for you, then read on!! Continue reading “Murder most unladylike series by Robin Stevens”