Amina’s Voice by Hena Khan ★★★★

Amina's Voice is a middle-grade novel, focusing on our protagonist Amina, a young American-Pakistani Muslim girl. Throughout this novel we follow Amina's day to day life over a relatively short period of time in which her father's brother comes to visit her family from Pakistan. There has been a dramatic rise in the publication of brilliant, … Continue reading Amina’s Voice by Hena Khan ★★★★

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One Of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus ★★★★

One Of Us Is Lying is a Young Adult crime thriller novel that tells the story of five stranger students at Bayview High, who enter a detention together but by the end of the hour one of the students is dead. Throughout the novel we follow the four remaining students in the aftermath of the student's … Continue reading One Of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus ★★★★

The Nation’s Favourite Children’s Poems ★★★★½

This poetry collection, produced in 2001, is a collection of famous, well-loved children's poems by many well known authors, selected by Spike Milligan. Having received this book for Christmas when it first came out I had many of the poems read to me when I was extremely young, and have also reread it multiple times … Continue reading The Nation’s Favourite Children’s Poems ★★★★½

Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome ★★★★½

Swallows and Amazons is a wonderful, well-loved children's classic following the four Walker children during their family summer holiday to the Lake District in 1929. John, Susan, Titty and Roger are given permission by their mother and a telegram from their father to use the farm's boat, Swallow, to sail out to the island across the … Continue reading Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome ★★★★½