I have read several of T.M. Gaoette’s stories and her greatest strength as an author is her real-life and sometimes gritty portrayal of young characters who are caught up in the contemporary world and battle contemporary problems. Teens will love this book but be warned: it contains drug taking, drinking alcohol to excess, teens behaving […]
Author: Janeen Zaio Publisher: Perpetual Light Publishing Age Range: 9 – 13 This is the classic tale of the hero’s journey. Twelve-year-old Eli is sent on a dangerous journey to deliver a precious mirror to a wealthy customer. Along the way he manages to overcome seemingly insurmountable challenges and ultimately finds his true self and
Author: Hong Phuoc Nguyen Publisher: self-published Illustrator: Hong Phuoc Nguyen Age Range: 0 – 4 Doctor Hong Phuoc Nguyen was frustrated about the lack of Catholic oriented books for her little ones, and so she decided to do something about it! And now we have these wonderful board books written and illustrated by Doctor Hong.
Author: Sherry Weaver Smith Illustrated: Rebecca Thornburgh Published: Pauline Books Age Range: 7 – 12 Quite simply – I LOVED THIS BOOK. What a delightfully written and crafted story. This is one of two books in the Pauline series “Friends of the Saints”. In this book, Saint Therese of Lisieux is fifteen years old