Monthly Archives: October 2015

Librarian of at a Middle School in northern California


I am the Teacher Librarian for a large middle school in the San Francisco Bay Area. We have about 705 students and a wait list. I have a lovely group of student library volunteers. We are in the process of … Continue reading

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Take Back the Skies by Lucy Saxon


Take Back the Skies is the first novel of a young British woman. The language is a little different for the American reader, but the British phrasing adds charm to the tale. “It’s probably safe for us to have a … Continue reading

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Inherit Midnight by Kate Kae Myers


This was a real page turner. The heroine is dark haired and ivory skinned, almost eighteen. She has been raised by her grandmother, isolated in a mansion. Her mother died at her birth, at least that is the family story. … Continue reading

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The Order of Odd-Fish by James Kennedy


This was a very entertaining read. The plays on words and alliteration reminded me of Roald Dahl as in James and the Giant Peach or Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The heroine is Jo, a young teen living with her … Continue reading

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