Quote of the Day – The Lemonade War

People were confusing. She’d rather do a hundred math problems than try to figure out someone else’s mixed-up feelings, any day of the week. That’s why she and Evan got along so well. He’d just tell her, straight out, “I’m mad at you because you ate the last Rice Krispie’s Treat.” And then she could say, “Sorry. Hey, I’ve got some Starburst in my room. You want them?” And that would be that.

–The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies

Book Review – My Life as a Potato

My Life as a Potato by Arianne CostnerBen Hardy has been cursed by potatoes. Moving to Idaho seemed like a bad sign — and sure enough, a catastrophe in the cafeteria soon lands him a job as the substitute mascot for their school. Which is (you guessed it) a friendly spud. With learning how to maneuver in a musty old costume, sorting out his plans for the big school dance, and keeping his identity under wraps, Ben’s life as a potato is anything but bland.

Out of all the mascot options — the Cougars, the Eagles, the Saber-Toothed Tigers — my new school just had to be the Spuds.

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