RSSCategory: Ages 9-12

The Mystery of the Golden Christmas Trees, by Carolyn Snelling | Dedicated Review

| September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Mystery of the Golden Christmas Trees, by Carolyn Snelling | Dedicated Review

The Mystery of the Golden Christmas Trees is a sharply written and compelling tale that places religious themes in an inviting, contemporary setting.

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Best Selling Middle Grade Books | September 2015

| September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Best Selling Middle Grade Books | September 2015

This month, Girl to Girl: Honest Talk About Growing Up and Your Changing Body (Chronicle Books), a must-have for every girl navigating her way through the preteen years, is The Children’s Book Review’s best selling middle grade book.

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Best New Kids Stories | September 2015

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Best New Kids Stories | September 2015

Our list of the best new kids books for September highlights some amazing books from many different genres: non-fiction, reality fiction, fantasy, and even a beautiful picture book that addresses gender identity. Take a gander and let us know which titles and covers catch your eye …

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New Book Brings People Closer to the Intriguing Life of Dinosaurs

| August 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
New Book Brings People Closer to the Intriguing Life of Dinosaurs

What is it about dinosaurs that intrigue us so much? There are lots of extinct animals, some are even stranger than the dinosaurs. Yet when it comes to capturing our imagination, dinosaurs rule.

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The Oak Tree, by J. Steven Spires | Dedicated Review

| August 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Oak Tree, by J. Steven Spires | Dedicated Review

In The Oak Tree, written by J. Steven Spires and illustrated by Jonathan Caron, the reader is given the opportunity to revisit the devastation wrought by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on the Gulf Coast 10 years ago.

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History Comes Alive in Chasing Secrets by Newbery Honor-Winner Gennifer Choldenko

| August 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
History Comes Alive in Chasing Secrets by Newbery Honor-Winner Gennifer Choldenko

Newbery Honor–winning author Gennifer Choldenko deftly combines humor, tragedy, fascinating historical detail, and a medical mystery in this exuberant new novel, Chasing Secrets.

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Wishapick: Tickety Boo and the Black Trunk, by M. M. Allen | Dedicated Review

| August 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
Wishapick: Tickety Boo and the Black Trunk, by M. M. Allen | Dedicated Review

Wishapick: Tickety Boo and the Black Trunk, written by M.M. Allen, is a fantastical novel filled with some mystery and a touch of magic. It deals primarily with loss and healing.

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Seeing the Math: Visual Learning Strategies for Mathematical Concepts

| August 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
Seeing the Math: Visual Learning Strategies for Mathematical Concepts

Are your kids having trouble understanding a new math concept? Could they use a brush up on what they learned last year? Are they (and are you) ready to have some fun with math?

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Best Selling Kids Series | August 2015

| August 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Best Selling Kids Series | August 2015

This month’s best selling kids series from The Children’s Book Review’s affiliate store is perfect for getting ready to go back to school, it’s the new popular series Star Wars Workbooks.

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Best Selling Middle Grade Books | August 2015

| August 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Best Selling Middle Grade Books | August 2015

This month, Connect the Thoughts, an innovative journal from Chronicle Books, is The Children’s Book Review’s best selling middle grade book.

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