RSSCategory: Ages 9-12

Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin, by Liesl Shurtliff | Book Review

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin, by Liesl Shurtliff | Book Review

In Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin, author Liesl Shurtliff crafts an entertaining fractured fairy tale based on the Brothers Grimm character by the same name.

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Writing Multiple Points of View | Writing Tips

| September 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Writing Multiple Points of View | Writing Tips

The main challenge in writing multiple points of view is helping the reader keep everybody sorted out.

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Best Selling Kids Series | September 2014

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Best Selling Kids Series | September 2014

Wow! This month is proof of good reads, everything remains the same on our best selling kids series list; including the blast from the past … the Mr. Men and Little Miss books.

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Best Selling Middle Grade Books | September 2014

| September 3, 2014 | 1 Comment
Best Selling Middle Grade Books | September 2014

This month, The Children’s Book Review’s best selling middle grade book is the imaginative and adventurous Copper from Kazu Kibushi.

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Best New Kids Stories | September 2014

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Best New Kids Stories | September 2014

Hot New Releases & Popular Kids Stories

Saddle up, readers! With so many amazing children’s books releasing it was hard to select just five of the best new kids stories to share with you this month.

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Why is Middle Grade better than Young adult?

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Why is Middle Grade better than Young adult?

Why do I write Middle Grade? Good question, faceless reader, and one I will answer forthwith.

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A Snicker of Magic, by Natalie Lloyd | Book Review

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
A Snicker of Magic, by Natalie Lloyd | Book Review

A Snicker of Magic, Natalie Lloyd’s sensational middle grade debut novel, begs to be read aloud and shared with an audience of dreamers.

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Five Family Favorites with Author Maria T. Lennon

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Five Family Favorites with Author Maria T. Lennon

Maria T. Lennon is a graduate of the London School of Economics, a novelist, a screenwriter, and the author of Confessions of a So-called Middle Child, the first book featuring the irrepressible Charlie C. Cooper.

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My Writing and Reading Life: Mary G. Thompson

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
My Writing and Reading Life: Mary G. Thompson

Evil Fairies Love Hair is Mary G. Thompson’s third novel. She was a practicing attorney for more than seven years, before she moved to New York to write.

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Reading Aloud: It’s Not Just For Kids

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Reading Aloud: It’s Not Just For Kids

You don’t have to be a kid in elementary school to listen to a book read aloud. You don’t have to be the parent of a preschooler to read aloud.

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