September/October 2011

How to Survive a Line Drive

“Let’s do this, Dani,” Sam shouted, eyes twinkling with delight Ever wish you were smaller than a grain of sand? Ever wish you could become invisible? Ever wish you could rewind your day? Well, that’s what I wished on my eleventh birthday. “Happy birthday to Dani, happy birthday to you,” they sang as I blew […]

Akira and the Wolf

Akira was a dog. Nitia was a wolf. Akira never cared to think about dogs and wolves living together. Not until Nitia. Akira always thought about wolves, and why they were hated so much. She watched them run through the woods and heard their howls. Her owner, who was a hunter, often said wolves were […]

After All, You’re Callie Boone

After All, You’re Callie Boone, by Winnie Mack; Feiwel and Friends: New York, 2010; $16.99 “Oh fish sticks, tartar, and a side of fries!” Being called a loser by your former best friend, having to live together with stinking ferrets, and doing one extremely public belly flop is definitely not Callie Boone’s idea of a […]