Tag Archives: Race

Review: The Wig in the Window by Kristen Kittscher

The Wig in the Window by Kristen Kittscher. Harper, 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Middle Grade Mystery Face Value: YES to this cover. It looks contemporary and fun, and the girls on the cover are so obviously Sophie and Grace, that … Continue reading

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Summer Week Review: One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia

One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia. Armistad, 2010 (Currently Available) Genre: Historical Fiction Face Value: Seriously, one of the best. There’s so much to like about this cover. First, it absolutely feels like summer, without looking like a beach story. … Continue reading

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Review: Flygirl by Sherri L. Smith

Flygirl by Sherri L. Smith. Speak, 2008. Currently available. Genre: YA Historical Fiction Face Value: I find this cover captivating. Seeing a young woman of color in pilot’s garb immediately catches the eye, and it looks contemporary and historical at the … Continue reading

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Review: The Latte Rebellion by Sarah Jamila Stevenson

The Latte Rebellion by Sarah Jamila Stevenson. Flux, 2011. Currently available. Genre: YA Realistic Fiction Face Value: This is a chill cover. The latte on the cover made me long for a warm drink, and I was intrigued by the drawings … Continue reading

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Review: A Wish After Midnight by Zetta Elliott

A Wish After Midnight by Zetta Elliott AmazonEncore, 2008 (Currently Available) Genre: Speculative Fiction Face Value: There are things I really like about this cover, but you have to look kind of closely. It’s not particularly eye-catching at first – … Continue reading

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