Political Activism

Rescue

Three days before the end of sixth grade, a new girl shows up in Joni’s class.  Chess (short for Francesca) is a California transplant to a farmstead near Joni’s in Vermont.  Joni hopes they can be friends.  Things start off… Read More ›

Black Water Rising

This is not a bad eco tale about a big company managing a dam irresponsibly and the folks affected by it.  There are good adults shown, no sex, some violence, bad language and profanity. Not a bad tale but the… Read More ›

The List

This is another dystopian novel.  Ice caps have melted and a community of survivors is existing (albeit not thriving) under the control of a strongman.  Language is being ever more tightly circumscribed and The List refers to the only words… Read More ›