Mrs. Mike by Benedict and Nancy Freedman

Mrs. Mike Benedict and Nancy Freedman Narrated by Kirsten Potter 2.5 Stars The 16-year-old Katherine Mary O’Fallon went on a trip away from her Boston home and family to visit her uncle just outside of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. There she fell in love with a Canadian Mounted Policeman named Mike Flannigan. Even though her mother…

Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell

Island of the Blue Dolphins Scott O’Dell illustrated by Ted Lewin Houghton Mifflin Company, 1990 ISBN: 0-395-53680-4 FORMAT: Historical Fiction, Adventure, Newbery Award AGES: Elementary School 3.5 Stars This is the story of Karana, a girl who lived on the Island of the Blue Dolphins. When some hunters come to hunt the otters that live…