Wednesday, August 28, 2013
I am normally a YA reader but was drawn to the cover and title of this book. I enjoyed the story very much. Sort of a "Driving Miss Daisy" meets the Civil Rights movement. Very powerful story and I have already recommended it several times to many other readers. The story is moving and keeps you locked on until the very last page. The characters and the plot are riveting. The realistic portrayal of the time period was accurate too. I can not say enough good things about "Calling Me Home" by Julie Kibler. I hope to read more by this author.
I got the galley print of this through NetGalley and I then shared this book with students. They absolutely loved it! As I read it they were always engaged and wanting more. They loved the drawings and the storyline. Stitch Head is a very lovable monster. I look forward to more adventures and so do my students.