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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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Jonah Winter, Author of Lillian’s Right to Vote | Speed Interview

| August 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
Jonah Winter, Author of Lillian’s Right to Vote | Speed Interview

Which five words best describe Lillian’s Right to Vote: A Celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965?

America’s racist history surrounds us.

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All the Other Nuggies, by Jeff Minich | Dedicated Review

| August 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
All the Other Nuggies, by Jeff Minich | Dedicated Review

All the Other Nuggies is Jeff Minich’s second book in his illustrated children’s book series based on life-lessons learned from dogs.

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Finding Audrey, by Sophie Kinsella | Book Review

| August 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Finding Audrey, by Sophie Kinsella | Book Review

Sophie Kinsella is the bestselling author of The Shopaholic Series. Her hilarious style of writing will entrance readers of any age.

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My Writing and Reading Life: Derek Taylor Kent

| August 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
My Writing and Reading Life: Derek Taylor Kent

Latest published book …

EL PERRO CON SOMBRERO

You wrote it because …

In doing my school visits to promote my book series Scary School, I visited many dual immersion and spanish-speaking schools and saw the need for bilingual picture books that could be used to teach either English or Spanish to early learners.

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Shadow Scale, by Rachel Hartman | Book Review

| August 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
Shadow Scale, by Rachel Hartman | Book Review

Fans of Rachel Hartman’s breath-taking imagination and startling humane characters, dragons or otherwise, will marvel and mourn as Seraphina’s journey—at least on the page—comes to an end.

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Daytime Nighttime, by William Low | Book Review

| August 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Daytime Nighttime, by William Low | Book Review

Daytime Nighttime, by William Low, is sturdy and longer than average for lots of reading enjoyment, and the illustrations are beautiful and calming for bedtime.

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