Young Fredle by Cynthia Voigt

In this delightful, subversive novel, Voigt gives young readers everything they usually aren’t supposed to get: strangers, dangers, and unanswered questions. Voigt, Cynthia. Young Fredle. Illus. Louise Yates. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2011. Print. Genre: middle grade Summary: Separated from his home and family in the walls of the house, Fredle the young mouse… Continue reading Young Fredle by Cynthia Voigt

Stick and Stone by Beth Ferry

Ferry, Beth.┬áStick and Stone. Illus. Tom Lichtenheld. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015. Print. Genre: rhyming picture book Summary: A stick and a stone become fast friends after an unfortunate name-calling incident. Critique: This story puts a clever twist on the old saying: Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me.… Continue reading Stick and Stone by Beth Ferry