Category: personal growth

STRONG AT THE HEART

STRONG AT THE HEART   By Carolyn Lehman    Forward by Laura Davis “This book is an absolute gift to the world.” – Jacqueline Woodson When child sexual abuse is covered in the news, the reality can be heartbreaking. STRONG AT THE…

Review: Five, Six, Seven, Nate !

In a pitch perfect follow up to last year’s Better Nate Than Ever (my review here), Tim Federle continues 13-year-old aspiring-actor Nate Foster’s pursuit of his musical comedy dreams in Five, Six, Seven, Nate! (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, January…

Review: Boxers & Saints

While it did not claim the top prize, it’s easy to see why Gene Luen Yang’s latest work, the two-volume set Boxers and Saints (First Second, 2013), was a finalist for this year’s National Book Award. Like in his National…