Young Adult

Books About Friendship & Gratitude

Books About Friendship & Gratitude

Friends can be a hard thing for kids to understand.  Friendships are hard to get, keep and maintain for many.  Here are books that explore friendships and help kids to understand them better. Mango Delight What happens when your BFF becomes your EFF . . . EX-Friend-Forever? When seventh-grader Mango Delight Fuller accidentally breaks her(…)

Life is Messy – Experience it with Kat Greene

Life is Messy – Experience it with Kat Greene

For Kat Greene, life is messy at school – and at home.  Kat lives in New York City and attends fifth grade in the very progressive Village Humanity School. At the moment she has three major problems—dealing with her boy-crazy best friend, partnering with the overzealous Sam in the class production of Harriet the Spy, and(…)

Books for Young Adults (Teens)

Books for Young Adults (Teens)

We write about a lot of picture books and books for young readers.  Today we are appealing to the older kids and young adults with some great reads from MacMillan Publishers. Internet Famous An engaging and relatable novel for the digital age that perfectly captures the complicated interaction between what goes on in our real(…)

Young Adult Picks for Valentine’s Day

Young Adult Picks for Valentine’s Day

Romeo and What’s Her Name An unprepared understudy is forced to take the stage with her secret crush in Romeo & What’s Her Name, a romantic YA comedy of errors from author Shani Petroff. Understudies never get to perform…which is why being Juliet’s understudy in the school’s yearly Shakespeare production is the perfect role for(…)