Title: SERAFINA AND THE BLACK CLOAK Author: Robert Beatty Series: Serafina, #1 Publication Information: Disney*Hyperion, 2015 Pages: 293 Genre: Middle Grade – Historical Fantasy, Mystery Warnings: Some scary images, mild violence Rating: 3.5 stars Recommended For: Readers who love atmospheric settings and don’t mind being scared a little. Serafina has never had a reason to disobey… Continue reading Book Review: SERAFINA AND THE BLACK CLOAK
Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.
For one of my Children’s Lit assignments, we had to put together a thematic list of ten books. I chose princesses because of course I did. I figured I’d go ahead and share the list here.
Title: Cecile: Gates of Gold Author: Mary Casanova Series: Girls of Many Lands Genre: Middle Grade – Historical Fiction Publication Date: 2002 Age Recommendation: Upper Elementary School, Middle School Twelve-year-old Cecile Revel is given a change to leave her peasant life and serve at King Louis XIV’s court. She finds life within the palace gates is not as full of ease… Continue reading Review: Cecile: Gates of Gold
Keeper of the Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger My rating: 4 of 5 stars I loved Keeper of the Lost Cities! It was fun, with all of the things I love in middle grade – genuine characters and friendship. There were some parallels to other things I’ve read that got distracting at times, but the… Continue reading Review: Keeper of the Lost Cities
The Planet Thieves by Dan Krokos My rating: 4 of 5 stars I really loved Dan Krokos’s other book, False Memory, so I decided to take a chance and just buy this one since my library didn’t have it. That chance totally paid off, because I ended up loving The Planet Thieves just as much… Continue reading Review: The Planet Thieves
Deep and Dark and Dangerous: A Ghost Story by Mary Downing Hahn My rating: 3 of 5 stars Deep and Dark and Dangerous is a ghost story, which isn’t normally my thing, but I liked it. There were some genuinely creepy parts that made me glad I didn’t read this one before bed at all… Continue reading Review: Deep and Dark and Dangerous