Monday, July 17, 2017


Ruthie moves to New York from Cuba with her family. She has to be in the "dumb class" because she doesn't speak English. But Ruthie makes friends with a Ramu who is from India. Together they work hard to make it into the smart classroom. But when their is an accident and she is injured her life gets turned upside down. Now she has to live in a full body cast and be schooled at home. With the help of her family and the support of her friends her life living in a full body cast is shared. Ruthie's life is truly filled with a great mixture of cultures and and faiths. A remarkable story you don't want to miss. Ages 10 and up. $16.99 Nancy Paulsen Books

Sunday, July 16, 2017

GEORGIA RULES By: Nanci Turner Stevenson

GEORGIA RULES  By: Nanci Turner Stevenson
Maggie's life is about to change, leaving Georgia behind to move to Vermont to her biological father's home after he has died. Her mother insists it is only for 365 days until they can sell the land and move somewhere else. But Maggie gets more than she ever imagined, she learns about her the father she doesn't  remember. she finds the land is a part of her that she never new existed and treasures to be uncovered. There is a family that lives in this rural country that changes not only Maggie's life, but her Moms as well. A fabulous story of change, accepting people for who they are and finding home. get the tissues handy. Ages 8-12, $16.99, Harper