The First Rule of Punk by: Celia C. Pérez,

  From debut author and longtime zine-maker Celia C. Pérez, The First Rule of Punk is a wry and heartfelt exploration of friendship, finding your place, and learning to rock out like no one’s watching. There are no shortcuts to surviving your first day at a new school—you can’t fix it with duct tape like you would […]

In the Shadow of the Sun by Anne Sibley O’Brien

“North Korea is known as the most repressive country on Earth, with a dictatorial leader, a starving population, and harsh punishment for rebellion.” (Blurb) In the Shadow of the Sun is a riveting story, complete with an action packed plot. This intriguing adventure of bravery takes the reader into the complicated country of North Korea […]

Princess Inc. by Mari Mancusi

“Twelve-year-old Hailey and her friends form a unique babysitter’s club in order to raise money to see their favorite YouTube star at a local ComicCon in this hilarious M!X novel.” (Blurb) I will start by saying I love Mari Mancusi’s books! The woman can write any genre and does it all so very well! Princesses […]

Royal Crush by Meg Cabot

Title: ROYAL CRUSH Author: Meg Cabot Pub. Date: August 1, 2017 Publisher: Feiwel & Friends Pages: 192 Formats: Hardcover, eBook, audiobook Find it: Amazon, Barnes&Noble, iBooks, TBD, Goodreads I am a huge fan of the Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot, I loved them as a young person. To see Mia all grown up is really great for any Princess Diaries lover. Royal Crush is the third […]

Solo by Kwame Alexander

Novels written in verse are a sure fire way to get all kids, especially reluctant readers to read and enjoy poetry. Kwame has a way with words, his words and stories strike a cord with so many kids today. His storytelling is one of a kind. Kwame Alexander is a writer you want to have […]

Baby Mouse Tales from the Locker: Lights, Camera, Middle School by JENNIFER L. HOLM & MATTHEW HOLM

BABYMOUSE IS GROWING UP AND HEADING TO MIDDLE SCHOOL IN THE NEW GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES BY AWARD-WINNING DUO JENNIFER L. HOLM AND MATTHEW HOLM Babymouse Tales from the Locker: Lights, Camera, Middle School! By Jennifer L. Holm, Illustrated by Matthew Holm   “A fresh format that should both resonate with existing fans and entice new […]

Lucky Broken Girl by Ruth Behar

Filled with culture, infused with love, Lucky Broken Girl is a message of perseverance, and hope.

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