The Art Contest, by Perry Elisabeth Kirkpatrick

  "Two days ago, the Nazis rolled into Marie’s hometown. With her mother trapped in the countryside and her father ordered to perform piano concerts for the invaders, the 12-year-old’s life is turned upside down. "When she learns there is more to her pianist father than meets the eye, Marie must work with him to … Continue reading The Art Contest, by Perry Elisabeth Kirkpatrick

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Enjoy the Poodle Skirt, by Kate Willis

"Rule one: Keep your hands clean. Rule two: Careful with the food trays. Rule three: Visit the soda fountain as often as you like, but don’t make yourself sick. Rule four: Enjoy the poodle skirt. "Canary is excited to spend a whole week helping her newlywed aunt and uncle run a 50’s diner along with … Continue reading Enjoy the Poodle Skirt, by Kate Willis