R is for Rocket—Book Review

As always, this book review is spoiler-free! R is for Rocket is a collection of short stories published in the '40s and '50s by author Ray Bradbury. In his preface, Bradbury writes: "I dedicate these stories to all the boys who wonder about the Past, run swiftly in the Present, and have high hopes for... Continue Reading →

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The Halloween Tree—Book Review

As always, book reviews are spoiler-free, designed to highlight the the best qualities of a book and examine its weaknesses. The Halloween Tree is a children's book by Ray Bradbury, author of Fahrenheit 451. The story follows eight boys on a cinematic adventure through time and place on Halloween night. Here's what you should know: Read Aloud—The Halloween Tree begs... Continue Reading →

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time — Book Review

Note: This review, as always, is spoiler-free. I devoured Mark Haddon's novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time in less than one day and thoroughly enjoyed it. However, it is NOT a children's book. The story follows a fifteen-year-old British boy named Christopher who sees the world in a strictly logical way as he... Continue Reading →

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