Foreword Reviews

Books Reviewed by Stephanie Bucklin

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For middle-grade readers, Geraldine Mills’s "Gold" is an adventurous postapocalyptic novel about two brothers discovering the world around them—and by extension, their own... Read More

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Bent Not Broken

In this touching and heartbreaking novel, a young girl struggles to fit together parts of her life while dealing with a traumatic brain injury, navigating the mazes of family,... Read More

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Seeking Mansfield

In this sweet romance, author Kate Watson explores family, obligations, and the weight of the past. "Seeking Mansfield" is about one young girl’s journey to discover her own... Read More

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Closing Down Heaven

This free-verse novel begins with Hunter’s death: after a bicycle accident, Hunter finds himself in another world. He is greeted by a man named Archie, who explains what has... Read More

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When Stella Blunt arrives at a new school, her abrasive and straight-shooting personality doesn’t make her many new friends—with the exception of Howard “Howie” Mullins,... Read More

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Twins Sean and Dillon Kirrell, age seventeen, have an unusual hobby: drawing a strange, otherworldly train station that came to them in a vision ten years ago. Soon a mysterious... Read More

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Sexual Assault

This important teen guide performs two crucial functions: educating teens on numerous myths associated with sexual assault, and showing teens how to help both themselves and... Read More

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