Reviews

Review: THE ILLITERATE DAUGHTER

The Illiterate Daughter: The Young Guardian, Book One by Chia Gounza Vang Teen Historical Fiction, independently published December, 2021 From Amazon blurb: “In war torn Laos, thirteen-year-old Nou daydreams of the legendary heroes and mythical beings who live in the folklore stories she loves to hear. Remembering them helps her ignore physical pain as she… Read more »

HEROES of WWII: Fifty Inspiring Stories of Bravery

WORLD WAR II BOOKS FOR KIDS Series HEROES OF WORLD WAR II:  50 Inspiring Stories of Bravery by Kelly Milner Halls ISBN: 978148763786 Paperback, August 10, 2021 Rockridge Press   Earlier this year I read and reviewed two related titles from this series, both by Kelly Milner Halls. Click the titles VOICES OF ORDINARY HEROES… Read more »

Dads: A Special Picture Book

I’m sharing this remarkable photographic picture book a bit late, since it published more than  a year ago. And yet it is exactly the right time. Fathers’ Day is just around the corner. This collaboration between succinct writer John Coy and gifted photographer Wing Young Huie is a homage to the purest, simplest ways in… Read more »

Review: Mightier Than the Sword- Rebels, Reformers, and Revolutionaries Who Changed the World Through Writing

Mightier Than The Sword: Rebels, Reformers, and Revolutionaries Who Changed the World Through Writing Written by Rochelle Melander and illustrated by Melina Ontiveros Beaming Books ISBN-13 : 978-1506466408 Publication Date: July 27, 2021 Hardcover List Price: 22.99 I’ve been eagerly awaiting my opportunity to share a review of this book for months. My timing is entirely in support… Read more »