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Best New Kids Books | May 2016

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Best New Kids Books | May 2016

It’s time for “Best New Kids Books” list! From beautiful, fun, engaging picture books to unforgettable middle grade books to feel-good young adult novels, May brings an abundance of great books …

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Jenniffer Wardell, Author of Dreamless: What Makes a Hero?

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Jenniffer Wardell, Author of Dreamless: What Makes a Hero?

What Makes a Hero? Jenniffer Wardell writes books about characters who don’t think of themselves as heroes at the start of their stories.

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Best Young Adult Books with Rachel Caine, Author of Midnight Bites

| April 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
Best Young Adult Books with Rachel Caine, Author of Midnight Bites

We’re living in a golden age of great fiction … so many beautiful works being published every month, and it’s become a real paradise for readers, whatever they like to read.

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Once Was a Time, by Leila Sales | Book Review

| April 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
Once Was a Time, by Leila Sales | Book Review

Once Was a Time, by Leila Sales, is superb. Months after first reading the book, I find myself reflecting on its characters and outcomes.

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5 Laugh-Out-Loud and Reach-for-the-Kleenex Middle Grade Novels | Selected by Cammie McGovern, Author of Just My Luck

| April 10, 2016 | 1 Comment
5 Laugh-Out-Loud and Reach-for-the-Kleenex Middle Grade Novels | Selected by Cammie McGovern, Author of Just My Luck

I not only loved all these books, I know I’ll go back and re-read them in the future to study exactly how these skillful writers strike the delicate balance I’m always looking for between laugh-out-loud funny and reach-for-the-Kleenex poignant.

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Best Selling Kids Series | April 2016

| April 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Best Selling Kids Series | April 2016

This month’s best selling kids series from The Children’s Book Review’s affiliate store Captain No Beard, by award-winning author Carole P. Roman, is an imaginative picture book series loved by all.

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Best Selling Young Adult Books | April 2016

| April 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Best Selling Young Adult Books | April 2016

This is a solid list that we’re not budging on from last month! Our hand-picked list from the Best Selling Young Adult books listed on The New York Times includes both Glass Sword and Red Queen, by Victoria Aveyard.

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Best New Kids Stories | April 2016

| April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Best New Kids Stories | April 2016

Just when we were thinking we’d make things easier for you by creating a shorter “Best New Kids Books” list, April has arrived and it boasts some of the best books of the whole entire year.

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5 Middle Grade Books to Love | Selected by Sarah Dooley, Author of Free Verse

| March 27, 2016 | 1 Comment
5 Middle Grade Books to Love | Selected by Sarah Dooley, Author of Free Verse

It’s always difficult to narrow down the teetering pile of “Books I Loved” and the tottering pile of “Books to be Read” to a manageable number. Here are just a few middle grade novels author Sarah Dooley loved, and a few more she’s looking forward to reading.

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Best Young Adult Books with Deirdre Riordan Hall, Author of Pearl

| March 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
Best Young Adult Books with Deirdre Riordan Hall, Author of Pearl

During her teens, Deirdre Riordan Hall, author of PEARL, traveled throughout the United States and Europe, developing a love for stories and a desire to connect with worlds imagined or real on the page.

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