Archive for the ‘Books About Family’ Category

Mira in the Present Tense

Mira in the Present Tense is the story of a preteen dealing with the illness and death of her grandmother.  The book is reviewed by Melissa G. at Sweet on Books. What You Need to Know: • Mira copes with typical teenage angst, while she also deals with her grandmother’s battle with cancer. • The main character is a half Indian,…

Classic Book for Kids We Recommend: Breadcrumbs

Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu is a modern twist on a classic book for kids that your little ones will love! Melissa Gaynor from Sweet on Books explains why: What You Need to Know: • Best friends, Hazel and Jack, enter a fairy tale world where they learn to cope with some very real world problems.• Breadcrumbs, a modern retelling of…

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

The inspirational tale of Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin is great story of family and the bond they share.  The book is reviewed by Melissa G. at Sweet on Books. What You Need to Know: • Minli, a young girl from a poor village in China, embarks on a journey with the hope of changing her family’s…

Pie

Pie is a lovely story of friendship and family.  The book is reviewed by Melissa G. at Sweet on Books. What you need to know: • Preheat your oven before you start reading – you’re going to want some pie before you’re done with this book! • Short and sweet, this book is a quick read for both boys and…

Calico Joe

Calico Joe is an engaging story about a father/son relationship.  The book is reviewed by Melissa G. at Sweet on Books. What you need to know: • Packed with baseball lingo and details about the sport, Calico Joe is an engaging story about a father/son relationship. • This story is told from the point of view of the son of a famous…

Always

Always is a story about the love between parents and children.  The book is reviewed by Melissa Y. at Sweet on Books. What you need to know: • Always is a sweet, well-written, cozy tale that will warm your youngest reader. • This is a great bed-time story, as it will surely bring on lots of snuggling. • The illustrations…