Allison Kartman Tag

Darkest Part of the Forest By: Holly Black Although this book is labeled as a romance, do not let it fool you. Holly Black’s “Darkest Part of the Forest” is filled with fantasy, thrills, and mystery. Hazel and her brother Ben have grown up in the very unique town...

Phoebe and Her Unicorn By: Dana Simpson Phoebe was just a normal little girl, until the day she skipped a rock across a pond, smacking a unicorn right in the face. After granting her wish of becoming best friends Phoebe and her unicorn, Marigold Heavenly Nostrils, are inseparable....

Fortunately, The Milk By Neil Gaiman The premise of this short story is fairly simple. A mother has just left for a conference, leaving a father in charge of his two children. Immediately they face a dilemma, there is no milk for their breakfast cereal. The children's father decides...

Sunny Side Up By: Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm This graphic novel follows the summer of Sunny Lewin in 1976 when she is shipped off to Florida to spend her summer vacation with her Grandfather who lives in a 55 and older retirement community. Sunny thought...

Crenshaw By: Katherine Applegate, Newberry Award Winner "I noticed several weird things about the surfboarding cat."  With this great first line you'd never know this story covers such a serious topic. “Crenshaw is a cat. He's large, he's outspoken, and he's imaginary. He has come back into Jackson's...

Doll Bones By: Holly Black This book is a perfect spooky Halloween read! Zach, Poppy, and Alice have all been friends forever, playing with their action figure toys and imagining magical worlds of adventure and heroes. One night Zach’s Dad decides he is too old to be playing with...

Sure Signs of Crazy By: Karen Harrington Sarah Nelson has just turned 12 and like most girls her age she is struggling with identity issues. Sadly, Sarah has a harder struggle than her peers. She is famous, actually her mother is due to a traumatic incident in Sarah’s...

Fish in a Tree By: Linda Mullaly Hunt [blockquote text='“Everybody is smart in different ways. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its life believing it is stupid.”' text_color='#8dc63f' width='' line_height='undefined' background_color='' border_color='' show_quote_icon='no' quote_icon_color=''] Ally, a 6th grader,...

The Fourteenth Goldfish By: Jennifer L. Holm In this quirky children's novel we meet Ellie, a new middle-schooler who is going through a lot of new changes and trying to find her passion in life. One afternoon her mother shows up with a teenage boy in tow, who...

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