I received ARC's for these two books from the publishers at ALA's Midwinter Conference. Sweeping Up the Heart by Kevin Henkes Publication Date: March 19, 2019 Summary from Goodreads: A novel about loss, loneliness, and friendship that tells the story of the spring break that changes seventh-grader Amelia Albright's life forever. Amelia Albright dreams about … Continue reading Two Sweet MG books- Mini Reviews
Guardians of the Wild Unicorns by Lindsay Littleson Publication Date: April 30, 2019 Summary from NetGalley: Away from home at sleepaway camp, Lewis and his best friend Rhona discover that unicorns don't just belong in legends and fairy tales. Real unicorns do exist and they need help! The two friends find themselves caught up in … Continue reading Scottish Unicorns
The Size of the Truth by Andrew Smith Publication date: March 26, 2019 Summary from NetGalley: A boy who spent three days trapped in a well tries to overcome his PTSD and claustrophobia so he can fulfill his dream of becoming a famous chef in this charming novel that is Andrew Smith’s first foray into … Continue reading An Unlikely Friendship
A Monster Like Me by Wendy S. Swore Publication Date: March 5, 2019 Summary from NetGalley: There are trolls, goblins, and witches. Which kind of monster is Sophie? Sophie is a monster expert. Thanks to her Big Book of Monsters and her vivid imagination, Sophie can identify the monsters in her school and neighborhood. Clearly, … Continue reading Which kind of monster are you?
Sal and Gabi Break the Universe by Carlos Hernandez Publication Date: March 5, 2019 Summary from NetGalley: How did a raw chicken get inside Yasmany's locker? When Sal Vidon meets Gabi Real for the first time, it isn't under the best of circumstances. Sal is in the principal's office for the third time in three days, … Continue reading Sal and Gabi Book #1