I know that my mouth sometimes has a mind of its own. Words spill out like lava from a volcano. A loud volcano. And my body follows my mouth. These things just happen. I can't help it. Well, most of the time I can't help it.
Sam, the younger of two daughters, is trying really hard to remember her dad, who died when she was little. Throughout the course of the story, Sam finds herself in all sorts of cool places: a cave with her classmates, on stage at a talent show, and in the Grand Canyon with her big sister and her mom - their first big vacation since her dad died.
Samantha Hansen Has Rocks in Her Head by Nancy Viau is fun and funny. I'm sure young readers will dig Samantha, especially those who like the Clementine books by Sara Pennypacker. Recommended for ages 7 to 12.
Samantha Hansen Has Rocks in Her Head by Nancy Viau comes out in September.
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