Family Storytime: Thanksgiving

Dec 1st, 2015 Family Storytime Rachel Reinwald 6 min read

One is a Feast for a Mouse by Judy Cox is my favorite Thanksgiving book. Not only is it suspenseful and not about killing turkeys, the illustrations are also pretty good, especially when looking at perspective and all the fun details in the pictures. You can see that Kitty has a nametag place at the table to remind you to watch out for him. It’s…

One Man Guy by Michael Barakiva (book review)

Jun 17th, 2015 Book Reviews Rachel Reinwald 3 min read

One Man Guy. By Michael Barakiva. Farrar Straus Giroux, 2014. Alek Khederian is being tortured by his parents. Instead of going on vacation, his parents are making him take Math and English over in summer school so he can into the honor track. They tell him this over a dinner that is supposed to be special because they never eat out. His parents would rather…

Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel by Sara Farizan (book review)

Jun 5th, 2015 Book Reviews, Teen Rachel Reinwald 2 min read

Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel by Sara Farizan Leila has problems. She is a dork. Her former best friend is now in the cool group. Her guy best friend, Greg, has a huge crush on her. And she likes girls. She just wants to talk about zombies and gaming with him, not be his date. Her girl best friend Tess, has a…