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The Crossover, by Kwame Alexander | Book Review

| April 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Crossover, by Kwame Alexander | Book Review

This is a book young people will probably want to read more than once, both for the themes in the story and for the author’s storytelling. It will appeal to middle grade readers who like sports – especially basketball – and coming of age stories.

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Children’s Book Author Django Wexler Combines Computer Science and Creative Writing

| April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
Children’s Book Author Django Wexler Combines Computer Science and Creative Writing

Django Wexler is a self-proclaimed computer/fantasy/sci fi geek. He graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with degrees in creative writing and computer science, and worked in artificial intelligence research.

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Beloved Books to Inspire 12-Year-Olds | Shared by Author K.E. Ormsbee

| April 19, 2015 | 1 Comment
Beloved Books to Inspire 12-Year-Olds | Shared by Author K.E. Ormsbee

“These stories kept me up way past my bedtime and still hold places of honor on my bookshelf.”

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My Writing and Reading Life: Paige McKenzie, Author of The Haunting of Sunshine Girl

| April 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
My Writing and Reading Life: Paige McKenzie, Author of The Haunting of Sunshine Girl

PAIGE MCKENZIE, the face of The Haunting of Sunshine Girl, is thrilled to have the chance to bring her unique voice to life in a book series.

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Illustration Inspiration: Tracy Dockray, Illustrator of Izzy and Oscar

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Illustration Inspiration: Tracy Dockray, Illustrator of Izzy and Oscar

Tracy Dockray’s most recent book is “Izzy and Oscar”, an octopus out of water tale, by Allison Estes.

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Juicy Jack Adventures: Meet the Wild Pack, by Leigh Carrasco | Dedicated Review

| April 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Juicy Jack Adventures: Meet the Wild Pack, by Leigh Carrasco | Dedicated Review

It’s summer vacation time for BT and his mom. They are going to visit BT’s grandmother, Abuela in Spanish, at her farm in Peru and this time Jack, BT’s guinea pig, gets to go with them.

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Loop, by Karen Akins | Book Review

| April 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
Loop, by Karen Akins | Book Review

It’s the twenty-third century, and while time travel is the norm, along with pesky robotic tru-ants and the ability to identity check through hair strands, there are still some things from the past that will never change, including mid-term assignments.

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Where Do Our Baby Teeth Go? By Vilasinee Bunnag | Book Review

| April 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
Where Do Our Baby Teeth Go? By Vilasinee Bunnag | Book Review

Author Vilasinee Bunnag, along with illustrator Yasmin Doctor, have created a wonderfully interactive picture book, Where Do Our Baby Teeth Go?, to help little ones understand, celebrate, and document this rite of passage.

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A Flag for the Flying Dragon: A Captain No Beard Story, by Carole P. Roman | Dedicated Review

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
A Flag for the Flying Dragon: A Captain No Beard Story, by Carole P. Roman | Dedicated Review

The loveable crew of the Flying Dragon is back! In A Flag for the Flying Dragon: A Captain No Beard Story, Captain No Beard and his friends work together to resolve conflicts as they look for the perfect job for their youngest crewmember, Zachary.

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When a Cat Lover Writes Dog Haiku Poems

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
When a Cat Lover Writes Dog Haiku Poems

Lee Wardlaw is the author of 30 books for young readers, including Won Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku, recipient of the Lee Bennett Hopkins Children’s Poetry Award, the Myra Cohn Livingston Award for Poetry, and the Purina/Fancy Feast “Love Story” Award.

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