Vanessa Altin was having the time of her career as the East Anglia correspondent for the News of the World. In 15 years at the Sunday red top, she helped to lock up a child killer, campaign for fox welfare and skewer the BBC presenter Angus Deayton. Then came the foreign assignment that changed her life. Ultimately it would inspire her to write a children's book about the so-called Islamic State that begins with the attempted beheading of a baby.
Love conquers all in this post-Civil War Appalachian tall tale fueled by the supernatural energy of Gnat Stokes, who lives with her grandfather and who "ain't scairt of nothing," not even the evil swamp queen Zelda.
Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey. Love Robert McCloskey books (and this is my favorite!
Confident Readers Ages 9-11 (20 Books)
Witchworld - This concise collection includes some of the biggest and best stories and authors around. This set is guaranteed to extend and challenge your most confident of readers using progressive themes and styles.