In the Canyon Written by Liz Gorton Scanlon Illustrated by Ashley Wolff   A young girl and her family hike from the top of the Grand Canyon to the bottom.   While hiking from the rim of the Arizona Grand…

Traveling Through Time, Facing the Past: A Review of The Girl with the Red Balloon

In this debut YA novel from Katherine Locke, Ellie Baum has traveled to Germany with her high school German II class in defiance of her beloved grandfather’s wishes. Her grandfather, Benno Hirsch, miraculously survived the Chelmno concentration camp, but now…