Julie Armstrong Tag

Welcome to TrueFlix! By: Julie Armstrong Non-fiction books often get overlooked when we talk about reading. Everyone wants to tell you about the last good mystery or adventure book that they read, but what about the last book on colonizing Mars or about habitat loss for the...

Let’s Turn STEAM Into STREAM with some Great Picture Books By: Julie Armstrong Picture books are beautiful, vibrant glimpses into the world around us. Snuggling up with a small child to read a favorite picture book is a magical experience filled with exploration and wonder.  But as...

Fish Girl By: David Wiesenthal & Donna Jo Napoli Neptune, God of the seas and storms, now lives on land and has opened "Ocean Wonders," an aquarium with amazing underwater creatures. Among those creatures is Fish Girl, the last mermaid of her kind. Neptune hides Fish Girl...

The Warden's Daughter By: Newbery Medalist Jerry Spinelli Cammie O'Reilly, aka Cannonball or the Little Warden, lives with her father, the Warden, above the county jail.  While her best friend has discovered lipstick and American Bandstand, Cammie just wants to play baseball with the boys.  She spends...

Welcome to Mars: Making a Home on the Red Planet By: Buzz Aldrin with Marianne J. Dyson Ever wondered what forging a life on Mars would be like. How will you get the oxygen you need to breathe? How can you grow your own food? Where will you...

The Girl Who Drank the Moon By: Kelly Barnhill I absolutely loved The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill. This is an imaginative and compelling story of deceit, friendship, love and magic as old as time itself. A baby from the Protectorate is left as a sacrifice...

The Last Kids on Earth By: Max Brallier The Last Kids on Earth, a cross between Diary of a Wimpy Kid and The Walking Dead, is all about how the underdog comes out on top in the end. When the monster apocalypse hits and zombies are around...

Confessions of the Sullivan Sisters By: Natalie Standiford This delightful book tells the story of the three Sullivan Sisters and their quirky and obnoxiously rich family. Their Grandmother, or Almighty as she's known to one and all, has written them all out of her extremely lucrative will unless...

Cinder By: Marissa Meyer Cinder didn't ask to be different.  She didn't ask for metal cyborg parts or the adopted family that could barely stand her. She certainly didn't ask for the prince to notice her, but that's exactly what she got.  Only he thinks she's a normal...

Beauty Queens By: Libba Bray This book begins with a plane crash. That may sound very depressing and cliched, but fear not! The crash is the end of the depressing stuff (unless you count running out of mascara). Follow the 13 Miss Teen Dream contestants as they struggle...