Publisher: Capstone Pub

Book Review: Cinderella and..

Book Review: Cinderella and the Mean Queen

Cinderella has had one happily ever after but now she finds out that her new mother-in-law is quite mean. She calls Cinderella useless and since she doesn't want the queen to think she is – she tries to find a job. In the end, she starts a makeover business and her and the queen bond as she does her over. I must say that these books are super cute. The series After Happily Ever After is great for younger and, also, struggling readers. The plot is fun (and definitely a bit girly) and has a great message for kids. The […]

Posted June 26, 2011
Book Review

Graphic Novel Review: Recon..

Graphic Novel Review: Recon Academy: Shadow Cell Scam

Shadow Cell Scam was a fun, engaging read involving four high school students that have different superpowers. It probably would have helped if I had read the first book, but I got into the story nonetheless. I love the feel of this graphic novel, it’s fun and adventurous and great for kids who are fans of comic book heroes. There are some great resources at the end for librarians and teachers – discussion questions, writing prompts, and a glossary. Recommended for 3rd grade and up.  

Posted January 24, 2010
Graphic Novel Review