Book Review: Carmen by Walter Dean Myers

You know how you read a really excellent adaptation of a story and that becomes the standard by which you set all of the other adaptations? Then you may get really disappointed when other versions don’t quite live up to your expectations. Unfortunately, Carmen by Walter Dean Myers did not live up to my expectations. […]

Review of The Heart Is Not A Size by Beth Kephart

The Heart Is Not A Size by Beth Kephart is essentially a snapshot in time. Georgia, the main character, is a junior in high school. She’s this husky, solid girl who is prone to panic attacks. One day she sees this flyer for a humanitarian trip to Juarez, Mexico. She decides going to Mexico will […]