It seems that Claire Zorn can do no literary wrong - I just hope that the pressure doesn't freak her out entirely and give her writers block!  I've only just turned the final page on...

Top Twenty Horse Books for Young Readers Some children go through a stage of wanting to be Spiderman, others a fairy, some a dinosaur. Many young ones want to ride horses at some point and dream...
A kid review of Akarnae by Lynette Noni | Children's Books Daily

Kid book blogger Jazzy is back, this time with a review of Akarnae, the first book in The Medoran Chronicles series by Lynette Noni. You can read Jazzy’s complete bio here, see her blog...

Review of ‘The Cherub’ Series I was so excited to get this review from Gabe – not only because Cherub is one of my favourite series of the past few years, but because Gabe (by...

Author Visit: Will Kostaskis Never, ever underestimate the power of author visits to inspire students and staff. Today we have three of my favourite authors at school, to celebrate the literary season - and first...

Middle School would have to be one of the most anticipated films of 2017 for the tween market and deservedly so. For his 'Middle School' series, bestselling author James Patterson created book characters full...

Review of ‘Louis Beside Himself’ Jackie is my partner in crime (aka my teaching partner). She was hired as I thought she and I were SO similar. In fact we are not: she runs, hops,...

Review of 'When You Reach Me' Author: Rebecca Stead Publisher: Random House Age Range: Upper Primary - Adult Awards: 2010 Newberry Medal Winner Boston Globe-Hornbook Award for Fiction 2009 Indies Choice Award ALA-ALSC Notable Children’s Book CCBC Choices Book Horn Book Magazine Book...

Books on Making, Tinkering and Creating The idea of making, tinkering, engineering and creating is not a new one – in fact it is as old as time itself. Most individuals and communities have an...

Title: Girl in Pieces Author: Kathleen Glasgow Cover Design: Allison Colpoys Publisher: Harper Collins Themes: self-half, PTSD; suicide; depression; anxiety;mental health; addiction; alcoholism; drug addiction; therapy; recovery; family; friends; community. Age Range: Young Adult (upper young adult - 15...