mcornwell@northshire.com's blog

When the Snow Falls by Linda Booth Sweeney - Book Review

Staff Pick Badge
When the Snow Falls Cover Image
By Linda Booth Sweeney, Jana Christy (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399547201
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 10th, 2017

It's a snow day and the fun with Grandma and Grandpa begins. Beautiful illustrations and a catchy cadence evokes the delight of a winter wonderland after a storm. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


Dangerous Jane by Suzanne Slade - Book Review

Staff Pick Badge
Dangerous Jane: the Life and Times of Jane Addams, Crusader for Peace Cover Image
By Suzanne Slade, Alice Ratterree (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781561459131
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Peachtree Publishing Company - October 1st, 2017

An inspiring biography of Jane Addams told with gorgeous illustrations, original photographs, and newspaper snippets and her pacifist work that lead her to be the first American woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


Because I Was a Girl: True Stories for Girls of All Ages by Melissa de la Cruz - Book Review

Staff Pick Badge
Because I Was a Girl: True Stories for Girls of All Ages Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250154460
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 3rd, 2017

Girl Power in concise stories about women throughout the 21st Century and their tenacity in breaking down sexist barriers. This is a must-have gift for young women everywhere! ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


The Memory Trees by Kali Wallace - Book Review

Staff Pick Badge
The Memory Trees Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062366238
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - October 10th, 2017

An enchanting tale of two Vermont clans, a graveyard where bodies are marked by gnarled apple trees, and a long history of magical women who secrets will make you bones shake. A perfectly creepy mystery you won't want to put down. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


In Darkling Wood by Emma Carroll - Book Review

Staff Pick Badge
In Darkling Wood Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399556012
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - March 14th, 2017

Alice is living with her grandmother and struggling with the news of her brother's heart transplant. Her grandmother wants to cut down the mysterious woods surrounding them and home to fairies and magical possibilities. A story of hope and belief told across two time periods and the balance between magic and dark family secrets. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


A List of Cages by Robin Roe - Book Review

Staff Pick Badge
A List of Cages Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781484763803
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 10th, 2017

One big emotional punch exploring the mechanics of the foster system, mental health, abuse, and the sometimes traumatic consequences of the three. I loved the friendship between Julien and Adam, which is brilliantly depicted as they come to terms with relationship as former foster brothers. This is YA contemporary fiction at its finest. ~ Reviewed by Martha Cornwell


Pages

Subscribe to RSS - mcornwell@northshire.com's blog
Northshire Manchester Store

Northshire Manchester
4869 Main Street
Manchester Center, VT 05255
ph. 802.362.2200
ph. (toll free) 800.437.3700
Daily 12pm-6pm
Directions to Manchester

Northshire Saratoga Store

Northshire Saratoga
424 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
ph. 518.682.4200
ph. (toll free) 855.339.5990

Directions to Saratoga Springs