A book review : Greyhound by Steffan Piper

Twelve-year-old Sebastian Ranes finds himself alone on a Greyhound bus on a coast-to-coast journey across the United States. A Coming-of-Age novel that is much more.

Book review: Scar Island by Dan Gemeinhart

A dark and compelling Coming-of-Age adventure with a fast paced and engaging narrative. Recommended!

Book Review: What Cathy Saw and other stories

A highly original, well-written collection of four whimsical, yet often intense, short stories.
Among the Hidden

Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix

A Coming-of-Age novel by Margaret Peterson with a story set in a dystopian future.
During an outing on the river , young James (Chris Cleary Miles) and his perspective adoptive father , Graham Holt (William Hurt) , become better acquainted in Warner Bros`s emotional drama, Second Best.

David Cook: A Retrospective

A reflection on two novels of David Cook that focus on childhood, adolescent development and intergenerational relationships.

The Amulet: A Book Review

An easy-to-read, skillfully written adventure that questions values from a child's point of view. It has you not wanting it to end.
A lucky Child

Book Review: A Lucky Child by Thomas Buergenthal

A memoir of one young boy’s victory over the unimaginable cruelties, the starvation and brutality of the Nazi concentration camps.

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13¾

A joyful reading experience from cover to cover, The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾ gets TheSkykid.com's highest recommendation.

Book Review: What They Always Tell Us

An interesting young adult’s novel focusing on the family life and rite-of-passage experiences of two brothers who live in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Mary Renault Fire From Heaven

Fire from Heaven: A Book Review

"Fire from Heaven" is a book filled with wisdom about life and gives a lot of food for thought to its readers, young and old alike.
Man without a face

The Man Without a Face: A Book Review

A beautifully crafted portrayal of a boy's rite-of-passage experience during a summer in the 1970's as he prepares to take a school entrance exam.

How High Should Boys Sing?: A Book Review

As the author states: "This is not a book about church music. It is about boys singing".  An study about the uniqueness of treble voices.

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