Wishtree

Author: Katherine Applegate Artist: Charles Santoso Type: Fiction, novel Published: 2017 I read it: October 2017 “We grow as we must grow, as our seeds decided long ago,” goes one clever aphorism delivered by the protagonist of this book, who happens to be a red oak tree named, you guessed it, Red. (The other talking species…

The One and Only Ivan

Author: Katherine Applegate Artist: Patricia Castelao Type: Fiction, novel Published: 2012 I read it: August 2015 As a youth I fell hard for K.A. Applegate’s Animorphs series. I have a distinct memory of biking one of the books to my friend Adam’s house so that he could keep up with the story as well. While…