Childrens Books

Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli: A Book Review

What can happen to a boy in a few years of his life? Plenty, if you're the stuff legends are made of. The legend is Jeffrey Lionel Magee, also known as Manic Magein the book of the same name, by Jerry Spinelli. He was born in an ordinary house, to ordinary parents. But when a wagon crashed into the river, killing them, Jeffrey's life began to change. He was sent… Continue Reading
Book Reviews

Belinda’s Law, by Jerry Bronk – Reviewed by: Pacific Book Review

Belinda's Law is a delightful examination of the life situation of a group of characters as normal as the readers of the book. There are no superhero archetypes or supervillain devils lurking in the shadows to pick up the thread of the story and make the book something other than the daily struggles we all go through in the life. The basic, normal contemporary fiction that Jerry Bronk presents to… Continue Reading