Last week Saulie, my 2 1/2-year-old grandson, turned toward me as he ﬂoated away snuggled in his mother’s arms and said, “Bye, love.” (Melt.) Then, in what seemed like a nanosecond, he wrapped his arms around his body and moved them in a side-to-side motion, signaling a pretend hug that only 2-year-olds know how to [...]
With the neighborhood witch out to get them, three friends will do just about anything to avoid her in The Pizza Gang: Facing the Witch.
Trying to stay out of the way of a mean old woman, twin brothers Joe and Ben, along with their best friend Katie, wind up volunteering to sort through lost [...]
Tell me a secret, and I’ll tell you one…
In the five years since her bad-girl sister Xanda’s death, Miranda Mathison has wondered about the secret her sister took to the grave, and what really happened the night she died. Now, just as Miranda is on the cusp of her dreams-a best friend to unlock [...]
Author Anne Broyles remembers her maternal Grandma Verna’s raspy voice as she recited “Best, Beloved Poems” to her grandchildren. So Broyles relates to grandparents who come up to her after bookstore events or library readings and say, “My grandmother grew hollyhocks in her yard. I think I’ll get some seeds and plant them with my [...]
Welcome to the summer of passion. For seventeen-year-old Jory Michaels, that means three sun-and-fun filled months of spending time with her best friends, obsessing over her crush, trying to find something she is passionate about, and…saving for a nose job. Jory is determined to lose the big, honking, bumpy monstrosity she calls the Super Schnozz-the [...]
Nubs, an Iraqi dog of war who had no name and no person to call his own, sets out on an incredible journey to rejoin his only friend, Major Brian Dennis, and shows the world that love has the power to cross deserts, continents and even species.
“Incredible! . . . Nubs is a very [...]
ME WITH YOU is the perfect book to remind grandparents and grandchildren how unique they are individually and as a pair.
We’re a pair beyond compare,
a rare and special two,
in all the ways that I am me
and you’re completely you.
A lyrical and beautiful book in the tradition [...]