Posts Tagged "Scholastic"

Sorrow’s Knot by Erin Bow

Posted by on Aug 3, 2014 in Book Reviews, Ontario | 0 comments

Summary: Born to the pinch’s binder, Willow, Otter is even more powerful than her mother when it comes to binding the dead with knots. But when Willow┬árejects Otter as her successor, events conspire to place Otter in a position where she must become binder anyway. Her friends Kestral and Cricket have different roles in the pinch, but their combined knowledge helps the three unravel why the White Hands are haunting their people, and how it all began. Cricket’s openness as second storyteller gets him banished from the pinch though, and Kestral and Otter go after him hoping they are...

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First Day On Earth by Cecil Castellucci

Posted by on Mar 16, 2014 in Book Reviews, Quebec | 0 comments

Summary: Mal is a compassionate teen caring for his mother since his father left them both and started a new life in a new place. But he harbours a secret – when he was a kid, he was abducted by aliens and experimented upon. Mal stumbles into a support group for abduction survivors and meets Hooper, who eventually reveals that he is an alien himself. Looking for a way to escape his miserable, lonely life on Earth, Mal tries to convince Hooper to take him along on his journey home, only to be turned down. In the process of getting Hooper to his spaceship, Mal just might realise that...

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