City of Ember [book review]

Jeanne Duprau City of Ember 270 pages Yearling, 2003 Story: Lina and Doon are worried that their underground city will soon run out of supplies and that there are certain things the Mayor isn’t telling the citizens of Ember. All the light in the city comes from lamps and floodlights that have to be turned […]

John’s Secret Dreams [book review]

Doreen Rappaport Bryan Collier (Illustrator) John’s Secret Dreams Picture Book Biography Hyperion, 2004 Story: A picture book depicting the life and death of John Lennon. Beautiful artwork that incorporates lyrics from the music of John Lennon and the Beatles. It tells of a boy from Liverpool who didn’t really have a mother and aspired to […]