E.B. Lewis

Sometimes My Mommy Gets Angry

November 25, 2018
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Describes the problem, but offers no real solutions.

I'm conflicted about this book. I haven't been around anybody with untreated bipolar disorder (which, according to the author's note, is what this book is supposed to depict the mother as having), but given some anecdotal evidence from friends, the mother's behavior is not very common for those who suffer from bipolar, and seems more like someone suffering from drug or alcohol addiction.

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Message: 

Some parents have mental illness.

Coming on Home Soon

September 22, 2016
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Quick review.

Review: 

A girl's mother leaves to do some work and she stays with her grandmother. They adopt a kitten. The mother takes a long time to write back, but finally does.

Message: 

Historical fiction.

Each Kindness

September 22, 2016
Subheader: 

Quick review.

Review: 

A depressing book about a new girl in school who everyone ignores because she has hand-me-down clothes, and then she moves away and the main character regrets that she wasn't nicer to her.

Message: 

Don't be mean to poor people.