Review: The Lightning Dreamer: Cuba’s Greatest Abolitionist by Margarita Engle

Hardcover, 182 pages Published March 19th 2013 by HMH Books for Young Readers Source: Publisher “I envy the trees that grow at crossroads. They are never forced to decide which way to go…” I reviewed another book by Margarita Engle this year, The Poet Slave, which, too, discussed slavery in …

Love That Book Hate That Cat

Hate That Cat is a middle grade verse novel by Sharon Creech, and a sequel to Love That Dog. Jack is one grade older and has the same teacher as last year, Miss Stretchberry, who loves poetry. The story is written as Jack’s workbook exercises for Miss Stretchberry, and runs in many ways as …