A Handful of Stars by Cynthia Lord

A Handful of Stars by Cynthia Lord

Dec 23rd, 2015 Book Reviews Rachel Reinwald 4 min read

A Handful of Stars by Cynthia Lord is a contemporary realistic novel set in Maine on the coast near the blueberry fields the state is famous for. When Lily’s blind dog runs off, Salma a girl Lily’s age who also happens to be a migrant farm worker, stops Lucky the dog from running into a speeding car by giving him her lunch. The strikes up a…

Ghost Hawk (book review)

Sep 28th, 2015 Book Reviews Rachel Reinwald 2 min read

Ghost Hawk by Susan Cooper This is a historical fiction pseudo fantasy epic about the relationships between the Native Americans and settlers in the New World, namely Plimoth, but the book spans several settlements in setting. The story starts off with Little Hawk being sent out into the woods for 3 months to become a man. We see his culture and how he was trained…