Author: Helen Frost

Book View: Diamond Willow

Book View: Diamond Willow

Short & Sweet: Told in verse, Diamond Willow tells the story of Willow in verse and then her ancestors in animal form in regular prose. Willow lives in Alaska and is finally allowed to make a sled dog journey on her own, twelve miles to her grandparents. On the way back, there is a fallen log and one of her dogs becomes hurt and may be blinded for the rest of her life. This novel was well written, with smaller messages within the poems that are bold and show what Willow is thinking as the novel goes on. The integration […]

Posted March 13, 2013
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Book View: Keesha’s H..

Book View: Keesha’s House

Short & Sweet: I picked up this book as a suggestion by a blogger friend Ashley. We were talking about books in verse one day and this one came up. It sounded like an interesting read so I put it on hold from my local library and was not disappointed while reading. Inside this book is the story of several teens who end up crossing paths. All have a hard time for one reason or another and end up at Keesha's house. A house where they can go to stay for however long they need with no questions asked. Final […]

Posted September 16, 2011
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