Jan Bridges Tag

The Story Spinners By: Jan Bridges If you are a teen who likes to write, submit your best work to our third edition of The Story Spinners Teen Literary Journal. Poetry, short stories or an excerpt from a longer piece of writing will be accepted. The entries will...

Blame It All On Nancy: Mysteries Kids Will Love By: Jan Bridges I have loved mysteries since I was a child and it is all because of Nancy Drew! Nancy was my hero and, if I am honest, still is. Nancy could do anything. Flat tire? No problem! Nancy...

Botanical Beauty: 80 Essential Recipes for Natural Spa Products By: Aubre Andrus This fun new teen book is full of great ideas for creating your own spa experience at home. Using ingredients that you probably already have in your home, you can create exfoliating face and hand...

Surviving Hitler: A Boy In The Nazi Death Camps By: Andrea Warren Janek (Jack) Mandelbaum lived a comfortable life in Gdynia, Poland with his family. His father owned a fish cannery and they lived in a spacious apartment with all of the modern conveniences. His family was...

Inkheart By: Cornelia Funke Twelve year old Meggie lives a quiet, rural life with her father, Mo. Mo is a book binder and books have always been a big part of Meggie’s life. Meggie’s mother disappeared when she was little and her father won’t talk about it. When...

The Tween Book: A Growing-Up Guide For The Changing You By: Wendy L. Moss, PhD and Donald A Moses, MD The time between childhood and the teenage years can be difficult for many young people. This book, published by the American Psychological Association, is an excellent guide to...

My Sister Rosa By: Justine Larbalestier Che Taylor has just moved to New York City with his parents and younger sister, Rosa. They have moved around a lot and he wants to be home in Australia and not living in New York City. He especially doesn’t want to...

Behind the Curtain: An Echo Falls Mystery by Peter Abrahams Soccer star, budding actress and Sherlock Holmes lover, Ingrid Levin-Hill, is back in this second installment of the Echo Falls Mystery series. Nothing in Echo Falls seems right to eighth grade student, Ingrid.  Her brother, Ty, the only...

The Girl Is Murder by Kathryn Miller Haines Fifteen-year-old Iris Anderson is dealing with a lot of life changing events. It is 1942 in New York City and her father, “Pops”, has returned from Pearl Harbor with only one leg.  Her mother has committed suicide and she...