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Can You Buy Me the Wind?, by Steven Schoenfeld | Dedicated Review

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Can You Buy Me the Wind?, by Steven Schoenfeld | Dedicated Review

In children’s book author Steven Schoenfeld’s Can You Buy Me the Wind?, children and parents alike are treated to a rhyming picture book that seeks to instill a solid set of values.

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Virgil & Owen, by Paulette Bogan| Book Review

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Virgil & Owen, by Paulette Bogan| Book Review

Paulette Bogan perfectly describes every child’s egocentric outlook on how a new friend is “only theirs” in Virgil & Owen. Virgil is so happy to find a polar bear named, Owen. He is so excited to have Owen as his new best friend and to have him all to himself.

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Five Guide Books for Girls on Body Changes, Growing Up, Friendships, and Etiquette

| January 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
Five Guide Books for Girls on Body Changes, Growing Up, Friendships, and Etiquette

These five books cover a wide range of topics, from changing bodies and friendships, to social manners and etiquette. Whether read together with a parent, amongst a group of girls, or individually, these books are great to have on hand as a reference guide to the myriad of changes girls experience as a result of growing up.

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Time for a Bath, by Phillis Gershator | Book Review

| January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Time for a Bath, by Phillis Gershator | Book Review

Time for a Bath is a great way for kids to get excited about taking a bath!

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Nest, by Esther Ehrlich | Book Review

| January 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Nest, by Esther Ehrlich | Book Review

Esther Ehrlich’s debut novel, Nest, is an arresting story of an eleven-year-old girl named Chirp Orenstein, whose life becomes acutely sharp and complicated as her mother’s illness overtakes the family

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Stormy Night, by Salina Yoon | Book Review

| January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Stormy Night, by Salina Yoon | Book Review

Salina Yoon knocks this one out of the park with Stormy Night! This book features her most recent character, Bear, as he experiences the terror of a thunderstorm.

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The Adventures of Bella & Harry: Let’s Visit Edinburgh!

| January 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Adventures of Bella & Harry: Let’s Visit Edinburgh!

Bella and Harry, two adorable Chihuahuas, visit countries around the world with their family of people. In this edition, Bella and Harry visit Scotland.

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Horton and the Kwuggerbug and More Lost Stories, by Dr. Seuss

| January 19, 2015 | 1 Comment
Horton and the Kwuggerbug and More Lost Stories, by Dr. Seuss

This exciting release of HORTON AND THE KWUGGERBUG AND MORE LOST STORIES has Dr. Seuss fans, young and old, heading to the bookstore.

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My Writing and Reading Life: Jess Keating, Author of How to Outswim a Shark Without a Snorkel

| January 18, 2015 | 1 Comment
My Writing and Reading Life: Jess Keating, Author of How to Outswim a Shark Without a Snorkel

As an author and zoologist, Jess Keating has tickled a shark, lost a staring contest against an octopus, and been a victim to the dreaded paper cut. She lives in Ontario, Canada, where she spends most of her time writing books for adventurous and funny kids.

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Maya Van Wagenen Shares Her Tips on Becoming Popular

| January 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Maya Van Wagenen Shares Her Tips on Becoming Popular

I recently came across a remarkable book by Maya Van Wagenen called Popular. Maya, who is now 16 and in the 11th grade, kindly agreed to answer my questions (and quite eloquently) despite preparing for her SAT exam.

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