Category Archives: Family

O C Daniel by Wesley King (20)

This is a wonderful middle grade novel that will keep younger and older kids reading until the book is complete. It is the first book that I know about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Kids who have this disease don’t want to talk … Continue reading

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Dust to Dust by Timothy Findley (19)

This is a book of wonderful stories that will capture any reader’s attention. It is written clearly but also with profound death and perspicacity. Dust is everywhere. But what is it? Is it the dust of death, blowing across a Mediterranean … Continue reading

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The Purple Swamp Hen by Penolope Lively (17)

This is a book of short stories that will keep the reader reading and transfixed to the pages of the book. I just loved these stories and will be reading and rereading them. In such acclaimed novels as The Photograph, … Continue reading

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