A MIDWINTER PROMISE, by Lulu Taylor, Panmacmillan

One family across two generations.A marriage marred by trauma and infidelity.Lives marked by death, divorce and a shattered family.A dark secret at the heart of a tragedy. Now the Pengelly family reunites around the sickbed of David, a beloved husband and father, to confront the emotions and the secrets that have divided them over the … Continue reading A MIDWINTER PROMISE, by Lulu Taylor, Panmacmillan

YOU ARE THE LIGHT, by Aaron Becker, Candlewick Studio, Candlewick Press

With a wondrously simple die-cut book, the Caldecott Honor-winning creator of the Journey trilogy brings his talents further into the light. This is the light that brings the day. Open this beautiful book to find a graphic yellow sun surrounded by a halo of bright die-cut circles. Now hold the page up to the light … Continue reading YOU ARE THE LIGHT, by Aaron Becker, Candlewick Studio, Candlewick Press

EVERY SHINY THING, by Cordelia Jensen and Laurie Morrison, Amulet Books/Abrams RE-READ

In this beautifully constructed middle-grade novel, told half in prose and half in verse, Lauren prides herself on being a good sister, and Sierra is used to taking care of her mom. When Lauren’s parents send her brother to a therapeutic boarding school for teens on the autism spectrum and Sierra moves to a foster … Continue reading EVERY SHINY THING, by Cordelia Jensen and Laurie Morrison, Amulet Books/Abrams RE-READ

RAIN REIGN, by Ann M. Martin, Feiwel & Friends

DESCRIPTION: Rose Howard has Asperger’s syndrome, and an obsession with homonyms (even her name is a homonym). She gave her dog Rain a name with two homonyms (Reign, Rein), which, according to Rose’s rules of homonyms, is very special. Rain was a lost dog Rose’s father brought home. Rose and Rain are practically inseparable. And … Continue reading RAIN REIGN, by Ann M. Martin, Feiwel & Friends

EVERY SHINY THING, by Cordelia Jensen and Laurie Morrison, Amulet Books/Abrams Book/Abramskids

In this beautifully constructed middle-grade novel, told half in prose and half in verse, Lauren prides herself on being a good sister, and Sierra is used to taking care of her mom. When Lauren’s parents send her brother to a therapeutic boarding school for teens on the autism spectrum and Sierra moves to a foster … Continue reading EVERY SHINY THING, by Cordelia Jensen and Laurie Morrison, Amulet Books/Abrams Book/Abramskids