This is an open letter to Stephen King: Dear Stephen (I use your first name since you have been in my head for at least 25...
Eleven year old Margo Bandini is so worried that her family and the families all around her may lose their homes and their jobs. It's the Great Depression...
The story of young Sara Crewe, the “little princess” who is left at Miss Minchin’s Select Seminary for Young Ladies at the tender age of seven in early-1900s London,...
You are about to enter the world of South Vietnam just as the American War is ending. Y'Tin's father has helped the Americans on several missions and now...
Why isn't life like it is in the books we read? Sixteen-year-old Mattie Gokey knows her Dickens and her Austen through and through. She has a love...
A Single Shard Hot
Have you ever broken something that wasn’t yours? Did you have to do chores to pay for what was broken? That’s what happened to 10-year-old Tree-Ear. He was admiring...
A Sword in Her Hand is masterful storytelling, rich in historic detail, and fast paced. The characters are well developed and the dialog is lively and colorful. Originally published...
In the early 1960s in Southern America two youngsters heard from a friend that there were fountains in the city labeled Colored. The children speculated on just what color...
It's 1963 in Kuckachoo, Mississippi, and Addie Mae Pickett is about to start junior high school. She's also about to enter into the heart of the Civil Rights movement...
Koumail, accompanied by a woman named Gloria, is fleeing across the Caucasus heading to France. She has told Koumail she rescued him from a train wreck. She came...
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