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The Kiss of Deception, by Mary E. Pearson | Book Review

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Kiss of Deception, by Mary E. Pearson | Book Review

THE KISS OF DECEPTION, by Mary E. Pearson, is an exciting, quest-filled story that will please more traditional magical fantasy fans.

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11 Kids’ Books on Dealing with Loss, Grief, Illness and Trauma

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
11 Kids’ Books on Dealing with Loss, Grief, Illness and Trauma

Here is a list of 11 books that address a wide range and variety of emotions that young readers may experience when faced with serious illness, loss, grief or trauma.

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Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, by Chris Grabenstein | Book Review

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, by Chris Grabenstein | Book Review

In Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, author Chris Grabenstein cleverly captures reader’s imaginations by combining the suspense of a thrilling game with the majestic nostalgia of great libraries, librarians, books and authors of past and present.

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What’s Your Favorite Animal?, by Eric Carle | Book Review

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
What’s Your Favorite Animal?, by Eric Carle | Book Review

In Eric Carle’s What’s Your Favorite Animal, he collaborates with fourteen renowned children’s book artists to create mini storybooks about a favorite animal.

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Peek-a-Zoo!, by Nina Laden | Book Review

| October 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
Peek-a-Zoo!, by Nina Laden | Book Review

In a follow-up to the bestselling board book Peek-a-Who?, Nina Laden creates another must-have for parents.

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Jay Asher Discusses Thirteen Reasons Why | 50 States Against Bullying

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Jay Asher Discusses Thirteen Reasons Why | 50 States Against Bullying

A conversation between Jay Asher and Trudy Ludwig the 50 States Against Bullying tour, bullying, teen suicide and how to create kinder and more caring communities.

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Topo’s Piano, by Harvey Stevenson | Dedicated Review

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Topo’s Piano, by Harvey Stevenson | Dedicated Review

Topo’s Piano encourages and inspires young budding musicians to create their own melodies and discover the many joys and gifts of music.

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My Writing and Reading Life: Darlene Beck Jacobson

| October 17, 2014 | 2 Comments
My Writing and Reading Life: Darlene Beck Jacobson

Darlene Beck Jacobson has loved writing since she was a girl. She wrote letters to everyone she knew and made up stories in her head. She loves bringing the past to life in stories such as WHEELS OF CHANGE, her debut novel.

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Chasing Power, by Sarah Beth Durst | Book Review

| October 15, 2014 | 1 Comment
Chasing Power, by Sarah Beth Durst | Book Review

Chasing Power, by Sarah Beth Durst, is a fast-paced novel that has readers skipping across Mayan temples and ancient churches following a lovable and feisty heroine.

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Illustration Inspiration: Ruth Paul

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Illustration Inspiration: Ruth Paul

Ruth Paul is an award-winning author and illustrator of ten picture books, including Hedgehog’s Magic Tricks. She works from a small straw-bale studio in the middle of a pasture just outside Wellington, New Zealand.

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