Children's Books, KidLit, Raspberry Reads, Uncategorized, Writers and Authors, Young Adult Literature

Raspberry Reads Being Fishkill

Currently on Raspberry's reading list: Being Fishkill by Ruth Lehrer. It's Raspberry's first YA novel and a great one to introduce her to the world of Young Adult literature. Being Fishkill is the story of Fishkill Carmel, a 13-year-old girl whose mother names her after a highway sign. After thirteen years of poverty, neglect, and verbal abuse, Carmel… Continue reading Raspberry Reads Being Fishkill

Children's Books, KidLit, Raspberry Reads, Uncategorized, Writers and Authors, Young Writers

Raspberry Reads Akea: The Power of Destiny

Anyone who's read Raspberry Sassafras: I Am A Cow knows that Raspberry has a soft spot for canines. So naturally, she's excited about adding Akea: The Power of Destiny by Elizabeth Jade to her reading list. Akea is a Siberian Husky who was born into a family of sled dogs and a life which should have… Continue reading Raspberry Reads Akea: The Power of Destiny

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Raspberry Reads The Secret No-Girls Club

Raspberry Sassafras is both pleased and proud to be introducing the first chapter book to her reading list, The Secret No-Girls Club by Rachel Cole. Raspberry loves a good secret and belonging to clubs, but she's not so sure how she feels about the "no girls" part and wonders if that applies to girl-cows as… Continue reading Raspberry Reads The Secret No-Girls Club

Children's Books, KidLit, Poetry, Raspberry Reads, Uncategorized, Writers and Authors

Raspberry Reads When I Get To Heaven

Today Raspberry is reading a very special book, one with a serious side that's told in a whimsical way. When I Get To Heaven by Angela Pullen Atherton came to be some five years ago when the author was with a company that was doing work with St. Jude's Hospital. In that hospital were children… Continue reading Raspberry Reads When I Get To Heaven

Children's Books, Creative Writing, KidLit, Storytellers, Uncategorized, Young Writers

Storytellers: Fly Story

I am so happy and thrilled to have the first submission to Storytellers to share with you. Fly Story comes from Tom who is seven years old and lives in Australia. I love his story and I think you will, too. Please use the Like button and comments section to let our first storyteller know… Continue reading Storytellers: Fly Story

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Raspberry Reads Zygi’s Beans

With the abundance of methane produced by cows long being everything from the butt of jokes to a suspected culprit in climate change, Raspberry Sassafras raises a hoof in gassy solidarity with Zygi and her legume ... ahem ... issues in Zygi's Beans, written by Dustin Corkery and illustrated by Demitrios Alexandre Liollio. If you’re a fan… Continue reading Raspberry Reads Zygi’s Beans