RSSCategory: Chapter Books

Firoozeh Dumas, Author of It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel | Selfie and a Shelfie (or Deskie)

| May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
Firoozeh Dumas, Author of It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel | Selfie and a Shelfie (or Deskie)

Firoozeh Dumas is the New York Times best-selling author of Funny in Farsi and Laughing Without an Accent. It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel is her first novel for young readers

Continue Reading

Best Young Adult Books with Elizabeth Briggs, Author of Future Shock

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
Best Young Adult Books with Elizabeth Briggs, Author of Future Shock

Elizabeth Briggs, author of Future Shock, highlights some of the best non-dystopian YA sci-fi books.

Continue Reading

The Cricket in Times Square, by George Selden | Book Review

| May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Cricket in Times Square, by George Selden | Book Review

The Cricket in Times Square may be the perfect book for Charlotte’s Web devotees.

Continue Reading

Where the Red Fern Grows, by Wilson Rawls | Book Review

| May 11, 2016 | 1 Comment
Where the Red Fern Grows, by Wilson Rawls | Book Review

Where the Red Fern Grows is the classic story of the bond between a boy and his dogs. It’s been making readers’ hearts skip beats since 1961 and now it has a special edition cover to celebrate the 50+ years it has been in print.

Continue Reading

My Writing and Reading Life: Sophie Cleverly, Author of Scarlet and Ivy: The Lost Twin

| May 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
My Writing and Reading Life: Sophie Cleverly, Author of Scarlet and Ivy: The Lost Twin

Sophie Cleverly began writing Scarlet and Ivy in her second year at university, where she studied Creative Writing. She knew she had to finish telling the story, and when she heard that the university offered an MA in Writing For Young People she realized it was the perfect opportunity.

Continue Reading

Donna Gephart, Author of Lily and Dunkin | Speed Interview

| May 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
Donna Gephart, Author of Lily and Dunkin | Speed Interview

Award-winning author Donna Gephart crafts a compelling dual narrative about two remarkable young people: Lily, a transgender girl, and Dunkin, a boy dealing with bipolar disorder.

Continue Reading

Liberty Frye and the Sails of Fate, by J.L. McCreedy | Dedicated Review

Liberty Frye and the Sails of Fate, by J.L. McCreedy | Dedicated Review

Liberty Frye and the Sails of Fate is the follow up book to the wonderful Liberty Frye and the Witches of Hessen.

Continue Reading

Star Wars Books: The Ultimate List

| May 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Star Wars Books: The Ultimate List

The force has been awakened and read you must with your young Padawan. Once again, The Children’s Book Review strikes back with the ultimate Star Wars book list.

Continue Reading

Best Selling Middle Grade Books | May 2016

| May 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Best Selling Middle Grade Books | May 2016

We are so thrilled that the hilarious duo Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton have made the top of our best selling middle grade books list with their latest title The 52-Story Treehouse.

Continue Reading

Jenniffer Wardell, Author of Dreamless: What Makes a Hero?

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Jenniffer Wardell, Author of Dreamless: What Makes a Hero?

What Makes a Hero? Jenniffer Wardell writes books about characters who don’t think of themselves as heroes at the start of their stories.

Continue Reading