Burn My Heart by Beverley Naidoo

Burn My Heart Beverley Naidoo HarperCollins (2009) ISBN 9780061432972 Reviewed by Dylan James (age 13) for Reader Views (10/09)   In “Burn My Heart” by Beverley Naidoo, Mugo and Matthew are best friends in a dangerous and scary time.  The Mau Mau, a black gang determined to fight […]

Bottom Beach by E. Laurent

Bottom Beach E. Laurent Outskirts Press (2009) ISBN 9781432739645 Reviewed by Maggie Desmond-O’Brien (age 14) for Reader Views (12/09)   After weeks of disturbing nightmares, Yvonne Elyseé reluctantly consults a psychiatrist to get to the bottom of her dreams.  A book of poems written in her childhood and […]