Book Reviews, Children's

A Plague of Unicorns (review)

A Plague of Unicorns by Jane Yolen My rating: 4 of 5 stars When Cranford Abbey’s orchard of golden Hosannah apples are ravished annually by a herd of hungry unicorns, Abbot Aelian begins a search for a hero to best the beasts. Sadly that leads to nothing but an empty Abbey larder as hero after… Continue reading A Plague of Unicorns (review)

Book Reviews, Children's, Fiction

Mrs. B. Has Cancer (review)

Tristan has ADHD and goes to Mrs. B.’s for help with his schoolwork. They’re right at the start of Mrs. B.’s goldfish naming contest when Mrs. B. makes a sad announcement. She will have to stop tutoring for a while because she has cancer. “Cancer” is a frightening word for Tristan. He doesn’t know much… Continue reading Mrs. B. Has Cancer (review)