Posted by: ktzefr | December 22, 2010

To Come and Go Like Magic…December News and Reviews

More fun news and reviews to share…


DogEared: A Reader’s Best Friend, at National Geographic Kids,  has a review of To Come and Go Like Magic this week.  According to the site, “DogEared is ALL about books.  Real kids read ’em and tell us what they think.”

Sheila had this to say:  “One of the reasons I read this book is because of its gripping title….I love the amazingly unique and strong characters….this book has made its way into my heart…”  Click HERE to read complete review and comments from the kids.

The Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy (International Reading Association) has a review by Donna L. Miller, Department of English, Arizona State University, Tempe.  “Chili dreams of leaving her home far behind and exploring the world for herself, but this will prove to be a summer of change for her….hints at darker themes of a poor, rural community buried deep in the Appalachians….”  Click HERE to read the complete review.

To Come and Go Like Magic was nominated for a Cybils (Children’s and Young Adults Bloggers’ Literary Awards) in middle grade fiction.  See news and reviews HERE and HERE.

See kidblog.org for a review of To Come and Go Like Magic for Newbery Visionaries 2010.

I can’t read the Hungarian, but the site Moly selected the cover of To Come and Go Like Magic for “My Favorite Covers of Books.”  Click HERE to see all the cool covers.

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