When I was in fifth grade, my mom read me a chapter a night of a strange and wonderful children's book by Richard Kennedy called Amy's Eyes. It had been a few years since the last time we shared nighttime reading, and I wondered if maybe I was too old for that kind of thing. I was quickly won over by this book which was more complex and seemingly adult.
It was intricate and intriguing, made us both cry, and the switchback plot twists gave us something really interesting to talk about together. We loved it. It's only now when I try to describe it to parents in the Read More ›