Monthly Archives: June 2012

Review: Tuesdays at the Castle

George, Jessica Day. Tuesdays at the Castle. New York: Bloomsbury, 2011. Grades 3-6. Princess Celie is the Castle favorite. The capital C is significant, for not only do all the inhabitants of the royal castle of Sleyne love Celie, the … Continue reading

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Review: Three Times Lucky

Turnage, Sheila. Three Times Lucky. New York: Dial, 2012. Grades 4-7. Let me preface this commentary by stating that I love Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. There is a reason Miss Lee’s only novel leads all others in voting for the Best … Continue reading

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Review: Pearl Verses the World

Murphy, Sally. Pearl Verses the World. Illustrated by Heather Potter. Somerville, MA: Candlewick, 2011. First published in Australia, 2009. Grades 3-6. For all of Pearl’s life family has meant Pearl, her mom, and her granny. But now Granny is slipping … Continue reading

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