Category Archives: children’s fiction

Mini-reviews: Woods Runner by Gary Paulsen; The Writing Class by Jincy Willett; and The Doll by Taylor Stevens

Title: Woods Runner Author: Gary Paulsen Genre: Middle grade historical fiction Publisher: Listening Library Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Audiobook from the public library Audiobook reader: Danny Campbell Audiobook length: 3 hours and 41 minutes First line: He … Continue reading

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Mini-reviews: The Welsh Girl by Peter Ho Davies; Once by Morris Gleitzman; and The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison

Title: The Welsh Girl Author: Peter Ho Davies Genre: Historical fiction Publisher: Mariner Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from my personal library First line: Outside, the technicolor sunset is giving way to the silvery sweep of … Continue reading

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Mini-reviews: Countdown by Deborah Wiles; Icons by Margaret Stohl; and The Alchemyst by Michael Scott

Title: Countdown Author: Deborah Wiles Genre: Middle grade historical fiction Publisher: Scholastic Press Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from my personal library First line: I am eleven years old, and I am invisible. Goodreads blurb: The … Continue reading

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