Homer Price by Robert McCloskey

Dear Robert- You should probably send donuts with this book…. I will give you 4 out of 5 birds for Homer Price. This is an OLD book that was recommended to me because my children love donuts. The girls and I read this together. My five year old kept up but my three year old... Continue Reading →

Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Dear Margaret Peterson Haddix. I'd like to give you four out of five birds for Among the Hidden. I read this a LONG time ago and then decided I needed to reread it for some of research for a book I'm writing. I'm trying to immerse myself in dystopian worlds. I really liked the world... Continue Reading →

White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

Robin DiAngelo deserves a full five out of five birds for White Fragility. This book was absolutely eye opening to me. We are starting a new era, white people are recognizing that racism isn't one act but is systematic. I've always taught my children black people and white people are EQUAL and there is no... Continue Reading →

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman deserves four out of five ghost birds for his novel The Graveyard Book. It was such a UNQIUE storyline and fresh. I thought it was a good starter for horror- since it starts out with murder. Other than that I didn't feel like it was graphic. It was interesting to read it from... Continue Reading →

Restart by Gordon Korman

Okay GorDON Korman, you get a full chicken dinner of five out of five birds for Restart. Was it cheesy? Maybe a little bit but I absolutely loved the message and the feeling I was left with. The book is written in many students perspectives and really allows you to see the WHOLE picture. You... Continue Reading →

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