Review by Deborah Vail
What would you think of a high school senior who wears his cadet uniform to school, rides a bright orange bicycle, and talks to himself? What if you discovered that his older sister, Charlie, was killed eight years earlier in a motor vehicle crash. Could you believe that her ghost is always with him? … More BOY by Brent van Staalduinen
Review by Hira Peracha
When Lucy Crisp, who is halfway through her second gap year between high school and university, receives an acceptance letter to the floral artistry program at Ladywyck Lodge, the last thing she expected to come across was a town of witches and fairies.
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Review by Logaine Navascués
Max doesn’t feel like a regular 11-year-old boy in his hometown of Santa María. His dad won’t let him join the other kids for fútbol practice in a nearby town—even though making it to the local team is Max’s greatest dream—because he’s worried something might happen to him. That he will also disappear, just as his Mother did when he was still a baby. … More Mañanaland by Pam Muñoz Ryan