The reviewers at the Kitsap Regional Library branches may be steeped in finals, but that hasn’t stopped them from delving deep into the latest Spring/Summer YA titles.
You read that right, folks. Karen Cushman has a new book coming out (hooray!) and it’s not like her books in the past. Cushman has embraced her fantastical side in her latest title, Grayling’s Song. Here’s the plot description: “When Grayling’s mother, wise woman Hannah Strong, starts turning into a tree, Hannah sends Grayling to […]
Author Karen Cushman is no stranger to the medieval and Renaissance world. Her first novel, the Newbery Honor book “Catherine Called Birdy,” examined the period from the perspective of a noble-born girl waiting to be married off. The author’s latest work, “Will Sparrow’s Road,” is set during 16th-century England and its title character lives a life that Birdy could only “[fantasize] about as she sat inside embroidering.”