Amanda reviews… The Shadow Children series

*Summer Reading List Spotlight* This is on the Haverhill Public School’s recommended summer booklist for Grades 4-5. The Shadow Children Series (Book 1: Among the Hidden) By Margaret Peterson Haddix Published: 1998-2006 Age Range: 9-12 Genre: Science Fiction, Dystopian Adventure Award: YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, Lamplighter Award 2004 Amanda (Piper’s human) read The Shadow Children series and this […]

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Colleen reviews… The Inquisitor’s Tale

*Summer Reading List Spotlight* This is on the Haverhill Public School’s recommended summer booklist for Grades 6-8. The Inquisitor’s Tale Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog By Adam Gidwitz, Illustrated By Hatem Aly Published: 2016 Age Range: 9+ Genre: Historical Fiction, Adventure Award: Newbery Honor, Sydney Taylor Book Award Colleen read The Inquisitor’s Tale and this is what […]

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Joan reviews… One Crazy Summer

*Summer Reading List Spotlight* This is on the Haverhill Public School’s recommended summer booklist for Grades 4-5. One Crazy Summer By Rita Williams-Garcia Published: 2010 Age Range: 8-12 Genre: Historical Fiction, Realistic Fiction Awards: Newbery Honor, National Book Award Finalist, Coretta Scott King Award, Scott O’Dell Award Joan read One Crazy Summer and this is what she thought… In the […]

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Joan reviews… The War that Saved My Life

*Summer Reading List Spotlight* This is on the Haverhill Public School’s recommended summer booklist for Grades 4-5. The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley Published: 2015 Age Range: 9+ Genre: Historical Fiction Awards: Newbery Honor 2016 Joan read The War That Saved My Life and this is what she thought… Ada, a young disabled girl, and her brother are evacuated from […]

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Ashley reviews… Genesis Begins Again

Genesis Begins Again by Alicia D. Williams Published: 2019 Age Range: Middle Grade Genre: Realistic Fiction Awards: Newbery Honor Book, Coretta Scott King Award, Morris Award Finalist Ashley read Genesis Begins Again and this is what she thought… Genesis is a 13-year-old girl trying to manage the struggles of a difficult home life and a brand new school, all while learning to find, […]

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