Monthly Archives: November 2015

“Dead End in Norvelt” -An Unusual Newberry Award Winner

Book Review: Dead End in Norvelt By Jack Gantos Spoiler Alert!    Summary      Dead End in Norvelt is the winner of the 2012 Newbery Medal for the year’s best contribution to children’s literature and the Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction! … Continue reading

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“The Shadow Throne” – How Can Jaron Overcome The Odds?

Book Review: The Shadow Throne By Jennifer A. Nielsen Spoiler Alert! Summary      War has come to Carthya. It knocks at every door and window in the land. And when Jaron learns that King Vargan of Avenia has kidnapped Imogen … Continue reading

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“The Runaway King” – Can A Kingdom Rally Around The Man They Remember As A Boy?

Book Review: The Runaway King By Jennifer A. Nielsen Spoiler Alert! Summary      Just weeks after Jaron has taken the throne, an assassination attempt forces him into a deadly situation. Rumors of a coming war are winding their way between the … Continue reading

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