Review: Secret Coders: Potions and Parameters

Secret Coders: Potions & Parameters Gene Luen Yang & Mike Holmes Secret Coders #5 Synopsis "From graphic novel superstar (and former computer programming teacher) Gene Luen Yang, Secret Coders: Potions & Parameters is the fifth volume in a wildly entertaining series that combines logic puzzles and basic coding instruction with a page-turning mystery plot! Professor One-Zero … Continue reading Review: Secret Coders: Potions and Parameters

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Review: Girling Up

Girling Up: How to be Strong, Smart, and Spectacular Mayim Bialik Synopsis "Mayim Bialik, star of The Big Bang Theory, puts her Ph.D. to work as she talks to teens about the science of growing up and getting ahead. A must-have book for all teenage girls. Growing up as a girl in today's world is no … Continue reading Review: Girling Up

Review: Peter Pan

Peter Pan J.M. Barrie Synopsis "The enchanting story of a boy who wouldn’t grow up and the girl he promised to always remember One magical night, the Darling children­­––Wendy, John, and Michael––are visited by two mischievous denizens of Neverland, an island of the imagination where pirates prowl the Mermaids’ Lagoon and fairies live so long … Continue reading Review: Peter Pan

Review: Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There

Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There Lewis Carroll Alice's Adventures in Wonderland #2 Synopsis "In 1865, English author CHARLES LUTWIDGE DODGSON (1832-1898), aka Lewis Carroll, wrote a fantastical adventure story for the young daughters of a friend. The adventures of Alice-named for one of the little girls to whom the book was dedicated-who … Continue reading Review: Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There

A Little Princess

A Little Princess Frances Hodgson Burnett "Sara Crewe's young but doting father sends her to a London boarding school when she is seven. On her eleventh birthday, her life of luxury comes to an abrupt end when she receives news that her father has died, shortly after losing his entire fortune. The school-mistress turns Sara into … Continue reading A Little Princess