The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes

Posted by Sherry on 5/21/2014 in 2013, Children's Fiction, General |

Carolyn Haywood, ushered into the twenty-first century, gently. There were one or two annoying little references that I am not going to dwell on, but overall Mr. Henkes has written a story about second grader Billy Miller that reminds me of my beloved Carolyn Haywood books about Betsy and Eddie and Billy and Ellen. So […]

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Yoko Ono, Collector of Skies by Nell Beram and Carolyn Boriss-Krimsky

I wouldn’t say that Yoko Ono would be someone I would be interested in reading about on my own, but since this biography was nominated for the YA Nonfiction Cybils award, I gave it a go. And I learned some interesting things. First of all, I was confirmed in my preconceived opinions about so-called “rebels” […]

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