Tag Archives: Kirby Larson

Review: Hattie Ever After by Kirby Larson

Hattie Ever After by Kirby Larson. Random House, 2013. Available February 12, 2013. Genre: Middle grade historical fiction Face Value: Hattie is looking good! Immediately her outfit cues us in to the era in which we will be reading, and … Continue reading

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Dear America Review: The Fences Between Us by Kirby Larson

The Fences Between Us: The Diary of Piper Davis, Seattle, Washington, 1941 by Kirby Larson. Scholastic, 2010. Currently available. Genre: Historical fiction from the Dear America series Face Value: This is the first book from the 2010 relaunch of the … Continue reading

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Review: The Friendship Doll by Kirby Larson

The Friendship Doll by Kirby Larson. Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 2011. Currently available. Genre: Middle Grade Historical Fiction Face Value: They might as well just slap a sticker on this cover that says, “Boy Readers: Look Elsewhere.”  It is alarmingly … Continue reading

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