Category: Realistic Fiction

Words You Need: Indi Reviews

Jenny – “Wings of Fire: Escaping Peril” by Tui T. Sutherland. This is part of a nine book series entitled “Dragon Prophecy”.

Kelly – “I Wish I Had a Pet” by Maggie Rudy. She also wrote “The House That Mouse Built“.

Karl – “The Little Prince” stop-motion animation movie on Netflix

Adrienne – “Lottie Paris Lives Here” by Angela Johnson

Overly Sarcastic: Indi Reviews

“It’s my party, and I’ll be overly sarcastic if I want to.”

Jenny – “Local Girl Swept Away” by Ellen Wittlinger
Kelly – “How Little Lori Visited Times Square” by Amos Vobel and Maurice Sendak
Karl – “The Chaos” by Nalo Hopkinson – also mentioned, “Shadowshaper” by D. J. Older, “Brown Girl in the Ring” by Hopkinson
Adrienne – “And I Darken” by Kiersten White

Shorty: Six Picture Books

 

“Ganesha’s Sweet Tooth” by Sanjay Patel and Emily Haynes
“Rude Cakes” by Rowboat Watkins
“Ask Me” by Bernard Waber and Suzy Lee
“The Bear Ate Your Sandwich” by Julia Sarcone-Roach
“It Could Always Be Worse” retold by Margot Zemach
“Trombone Shorty” by Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews and Bryan Collier

Pas de Deux: Indi Reviews

“Pas de Deux a music box for two” – our dance by the light of the moon, Indi reviews

Cathie Sue: “The Notorious Pagan Jones” by Nina Berry
Jenny: “The Great Trouble: A Mystery of London, the Blue Death, and a Boy Called Eel” by Deborah Hopkinson
Adrienne: “Ask the Maester” by Jason Concepcion, Grantland – spoiler-free questions and in-depth answers regarding “Game of Thrones.”

Anything Can Happen: Indi Reviews

Words of truth: “Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me … Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.”

 

Emily – “Displacement: A Travelogue” by Lucy Kninsley
Kelly – “All Our Worlds: Diverse Fantastic Fiction” website by Kate Diamond
Jenny – “Words with Wings” by Nikki Grimes
Cathie Sue – “Whose Tools?” by Toni Buzzeo and Jim Datz
Adrienne – “Bill Withers: The Soul Man Who Walked Away” by Andy Greene, Rolling Stone, April 14, 2015, and
15 Best Moments at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015 Induction.”