REVIEW: Paper Hearts

Clementine Bojangles, aka Madeline Rudawski, is a Cybils returnee and Round 1 judge this year for YA Fiction, but on her blog Hey, Library Girl! she reviews a wide variety of books for young readers, and she writes about movies and pop culture, too. Last month she reviewed Paper Hearts by Meg Wiviott, a novel in verse that tells the fictionalized story of two girls struggling to survive in Auschwitz-Birkenau. In her review, she said:

“Because the paper heart is a real artifact, it helps tie the story together without feeling overly sentimental. The poems use real bits of the wishes transcribed on the paper, making the story all the more authentic and poignant.”

Click here for the full review.