Having Fun With the Penderwicks

The Library Adventure uses affiliate links, please see our policies for more information. Let’s Start With a Review We’ve spent a lot of time lately at the Blount County Library in Maryville, Tennessee. When asked which book we should present this time, all of the kids gave a resounding “The Penderwicks”. The Penderwicks: A summer […]

The Folk Keeper: A Middle Grade Book Review

The Library Adventure uses affiliate links, see our policies page for more information. The Folk Keeper by Franny Billingsley (2001) is a lovely coming-of-age fantasy novel for middle grade readers.  Well-written and interesting, it is the story of  Corinna Stonewall, an orphan girl posturing as a boy in order to be a folk keeper – one […]

Review of A Crooked Kind of Perfect by Linda Urban

Book: A Crooked Kind of Perfect Author: Linda Urban Published by: Harcourt, 2007 ISBN: 978-0-15-206007-7 Ten year old Zoe has a big dream – to play the piano at Carnegie Hall on a baby grand while wearing a tiara. Her reality is playing the hits of the seventies on the Perfectone D-60. Add in a […]