The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pène du Bois

The Twenty-One Balloons — Book Cover

Flight of Fancy (A Book Review of William Pène du Bois’s The Twenty-One Balloons) After busting a literary heavy I noticed that from time to time there’s this feeling, an emerging need to clear the palate, to freshen up and … Continue reading

Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse

Out of Dust - Book Cover

Because of Dust (A Book Review of Karen Hesse’s Out of the Dust) Since reading John Steinbeck’s Grapes of Wrath, I’ve often wondered how life could’ve been to the Oklahoman farmers and families who opted not to leave their land. … Continue reading

The Tale of Desperaux by Kate DiCamillo

The Tale of Desperaux — Book Cover

Seeing the Light (A Book Review of Kate DiCamillo’s The Tale of Desperaux) Despereaux Tilling is the most unusual mouse you’lll likely meet. Conspicously small with considerable large ears, he has always been seen as different, an outsider among his … Continue reading