geeks + grieving = fantastic read

Milo: Sticky Notes and Brain Freeze written and illustrated by Alan Silberberg Aladdin (Simon & Schuster Children’s), 2010. (hardback) 275 pages. Loveable geek Milo Cruikshank finds reasons for frustration at every turn, like people who carve Halloween pumpkins way too soon (the pumpkins just rot and get lopsided) or the fact that the girl ofContinue reading “geeks + grieving = fantastic read”

camille on matters of unfairness.

Camille McPhee Fell Under the Bus by Kristen Tracy Delacorte Press, 2009. (hardback) 293 pages. Fair: just, equitable, what is right. Unfair: the life of Camille McPhee. Imagine being Camille McPhee. She has low blood sugar, so she carries extra food in a cooler. Would you want to do that? Didn’t think so. And youContinue reading “camille on matters of unfairness.”