Two for One!
One book for Facetime and one for middle grade kids who say they don’t like to read.
Dexter Bexley and the Big Blue Beastie
by Jon Stewart
Sea of Trolls
By Nancy Farmer
Shape-shifters, berserkers and trolls! A girl Viking fiercer than any warrior and a farm boy filled with magic he has yet to tame. They go on a quest to Jötunheimr , where they must battle monsters and the dark parts of their selves. (Hmm, I think I have a theme going with these books.)
I have now read every book by Nancy Farmer and am awed by the worlds she creates.
No surprise that she’s won…the National Book Award, been a Newbery Honor winner three times, and a Printz Honor winner.