RSSCategory: Ages 9-12

Bug Books for Budding Nature Detectives

| May 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
Bug Books for Budding Nature Detectives

We’ve curated a list of some truly wonderful and entertaining bug books for kids ages 4 to 99. We’ve also included the game Bug Bingo, and it’s the bees-knees.

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Firoozeh Dumas, Author of It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel | Selfie and a Shelfie (or Deskie)

| May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
Firoozeh Dumas, Author of It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel | Selfie and a Shelfie (or Deskie)

Firoozeh Dumas is the New York Times best-selling author of Funny in Farsi and Laughing Without an Accent. It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel is her first novel for young readers

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Nathan Hale, Author of Hazardous Tales: Book 6: Alamo All Stars | My Writing and Reading Life

| May 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
Nathan Hale, Author of Hazardous Tales: Book 6: Alamo All Stars | My Writing and Reading Life

Nathan Hale is the #1 New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of the Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales series, including Alamo All-Stars.

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Five Family Favorites with Lauren Wolk, Author of Wolf Hollow

| May 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
Five Family Favorites with Lauren Wolk, Author of Wolf Hollow

Lauren Wolk is an award-winning poet, artist, and author of the adult novel Those Who Favor Fire. Wolf Hollow is her first novel for young people.

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The Cricket in Times Square, by George Selden | Book Review

| May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Cricket in Times Square, by George Selden | Book Review

The Cricket in Times Square may be the perfect book for Charlotte’s Web devotees.

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Where the Red Fern Grows, by Wilson Rawls | Book Review

| May 11, 2016 | 1 Comment
Where the Red Fern Grows, by Wilson Rawls | Book Review

Where the Red Fern Grows is the classic story of the bond between a boy and his dogs. It’s been making readers’ hearts skip beats since 1961 and now it has a special edition cover to celebrate the 50+ years it has been in print.

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My Writing and Reading Life: Sophie Cleverly, Author of Scarlet and Ivy: The Lost Twin

| May 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
My Writing and Reading Life: Sophie Cleverly, Author of Scarlet and Ivy: The Lost Twin

Sophie Cleverly began writing Scarlet and Ivy in her second year at university, where she studied Creative Writing. She knew she had to finish telling the story, and when she heard that the university offered an MA in Writing For Young People she realized it was the perfect opportunity.

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Donna Gephart, Author of Lily and Dunkin | Speed Interview

| May 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
Donna Gephart, Author of Lily and Dunkin | Speed Interview

Award-winning author Donna Gephart crafts a compelling dual narrative about two remarkable young people: Lily, a transgender girl, and Dunkin, a boy dealing with bipolar disorder.

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Liberty Frye and the Sails of Fate, by J.L. McCreedy | Dedicated Review

Liberty Frye and the Sails of Fate, by J.L. McCreedy | Dedicated Review

Liberty Frye and the Sails of Fate is the follow up book to the wonderful Liberty Frye and the Witches of Hessen.

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Best Selling Kids Book Series | May 2016

| May 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Best Selling Kids Book Series | May 2016

This month’s best selling kids series from The Children’s Book Review’s affiliate store is leveled early reader series retells classic scenes from Star Wars, World of Reading: Star Wars.

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