Hi everyone, this extra post this week will give you another couple of teen reads on the loss of a loved one. I found these titles by accident to be honest, and I realised only after I’d read them the powerful message they both conveyed. I hope you can find these exceptionally written stories.Continue reading “A few extra teen reads on grief and loss”
Hi everyone, this next read moved me in many ways. It tells the story of one young girl’s journey through the depths of middle school as she struggles with her dyslexia and finds a way to accept herself as others see her. I hope this read touches you the way it did me…Continue reading “Fish in a tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt”
Hello everyone, April is just about to end and begin a new season!! I hope you all are taking precautions and keeping healthy against the nasty virus circling the globe. My little niece and her schoolmates are doing their best to teach everyone how to wash hands and keep clean!! This next post is actually a book for grown ups to help them with the reading of their children. Let me tell you one thing now, when I saw this title pop up on my screen a few years ago, I squealed with delight!! I hope you do the same once you read it!!Continue reading “I spy a great reader by Jackie French”
Hello everyone, this week’s review is about another series of books I found. They have something special about them: they are all graphic novels. Set in a typical American middle school, we’re treated to a unique look into the daily lives of a group of tweens. If this has captured your attention because your ‘tween’ will read only graphics, then have a read of this delightful series!Continue reading “Awkward series by Svetlana Chmakova”
Hi everyone, welcome to the first week of October!! For this month’s first post I will feature a trio of stories about a very special teacher and his students. I won’t get into too much detail but one thing you do need to know is that the story is told by all of the students!! If you enjoy school stories, then this should be your first one!!Continue reading “Mr Terupt series by Rob Buyea”
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!!
Hi all, this next book review is by far one of the best stories I have read!! I don’t give this accolade to every book I read, but this one impacted me profoundly in ways I had never imagined it would. So, have a read and let me know if you agree or not.