Monthly Archives: November 2014

“The Handsome Man’s Deluxe Café” – But, Is It The Kind of Man You Really Want At The Cafe?

Book Review: The Handsome Man’s Deluxe Café A No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency Novel By Alexader McCall Smith Spoiler Alert! Summary In this delightful fifteenth installment, Mma Ramotswe has her hands full both at home and in the office. To add to her … Continue reading

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“Snow Treasure” – Fact or Fiction?

Book Review: Snow Treasure By Marie McSwigan Spoiler Alert!   Summary In the bleak winter of 1940, Nazi troops parachuted into Peter Lindstrom’s tiny Norwegian village and held it captive. Nobody thought the Nazis could be defeated–until Uncle Victor told … Continue reading

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“Number the Stars” – Is This WWII Novel Appropriate for Sixth Graders?

Book Review: Number the Stars By Lois Lowry Spoiler Alert! Summary Ten-year-old Annemarie Johansen and her best friend Ellen Rosen often think of life before the war. It’s now 1943 and their life in Copenhagen is filled with school, food … Continue reading

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