Tag Archive: coming-of-age

Book Review: Leaving China: an Artist Paints HIs World War II Childhood


Every once in awhile a book comes across my desk that catches my attention and draws me into its story and its mood in a way that I know will stay for a… Continue reading

Book Review: Winger


Winger by Andrew Smith. 9781442444928. May 2013. Gr. 9-12. Ryan Dean West, AKA Winger, is a boy with many typical adolescent male issues.  However, he also has issues that present problems unique to him. … Continue reading

Book Review : Eight Keys


Eight Keys by Suzanne LaFleur August 2011. (ARC) Since middle school started, Elise’s happy life has turned rocky.  She doesn’t know what to do about her best friend, Franklin; all his talk of… Continue reading