REVIEW: Beyond the Bright Sea

Our featured Cybils review for today comes from Round 2 Middle Grade Fiction judge Tara Smith, a sixth grade teacher in suburban New Jersey who blogs at A Teaching Life. Over the summer, she looked at Middle Grade Fiction nominee Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk:

On the surface, Beyond The Bright Sea reads like is a suspenseful mystery, and Wolk knows just how to pull the reader along with perfectly calibrated tension and clues to keep track of and decipher.  But, it is also a story about family and love…

Read the full review here.