RSSCategory: Ages 9-12

Best New Kids Stories | July 2015

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

If you love books as much as we do, we know you’ll love our selection of titles that highlights some of the best new kids books; including a never-before-seen picture book by Dr. Seuss and some highly anticipated sequels!

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A New Book to Spark an Interest in World War II History

| June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
A New Book to Spark an Interest in World War II History

INTO THE KILLING SEAS is a fictional retelling of the sinking of the USS Indianapolis in the waning days of World War II.

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Best New Kids Stories | June 2015

| June 17, 2015 | 2 Comments
Best New Kids Stories | June 2015

And we thought May was a tough month to select the best new kids books! June has so many awesome books to dive into this summer.

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Five Family Favorites with J&P Voelkel | Authors of the Jaguar Stones Series

| June 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
Five Family Favorites with J&P Voelkel | Authors of the Jaguar Stones Series

The following titles are favorite middle-grade read-alouds, books that inspired our own books.

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Top Historical Fiction Books That Sweep Away Barriers Between Then and Now

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
Top Historical Fiction Books That Sweep Away Barriers Between Then and Now

Any author will tell you that one of the questions we get asked the most is What are your favorite books? When it comes to historical fiction, coming up with a short list is pretty much impossible.

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5 Amazing Middle Grade Books | Selected by Kelly Jones, Author of Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
5 Amazing Middle Grade Books | Selected by Kelly Jones, Author of Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer

I’d recommend these middle grade novels to kids who enjoy … [a] strong voice and humor and who might like a peek into someone else’s world.

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My Writing and Reading Life: Simon Nicholson

| June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
My Writing and Reading Life: Simon Nicholson

Simon Nicholson writes for Nick Jr. including such shows as Tickety Tock, Bob the Builder, and Zack and Quack, as well as for BBC children’s programming.

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How Do Award Judges Feel About the Books They Were Unable to Honor?

| May 22, 2015 | 1 Comment
How Do Award Judges Feel About the Books They Were Unable to Honor?

Best YA and Middle-Grade novels selected by Pete Hautman. His latest book is Eden West, the story of a boy growing up in an isolated doomsday cult in Montana.

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Five Family Favorites with Kim T. Griswell, Author of Rufus Goes to the Sea

| May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
Five Family Favorites with Kim T. Griswell, Author of Rufus Goes to the Sea

My five kids are grown now (four boys and one girl), and most of them have children of their own. … The list got longer and longer and soon it was tough to choose, but these five came out on top.

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National Parks: Top 10 Kids’ Books

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
National Parks: Top 10 Kids’ Books

For those of you planning to take your kids to a national park in 2015, here are some excellent books you need to take along for the ride.

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