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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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Seven Wonders: Book 3: The Tomb of Shadows, by Peter Lerangis | Book Review

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Seven Wonders: Book 3: The Tomb of Shadows, by Peter Lerangis | Book Review

Seven Wonders: Book 3: The Tomb of Shadows, by Peter Lerangis will appeal to tweens and teens who like lots of action and danger in their stories and who are curious about ancient history.

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Five Family Favorites with Todd Tarpley, Author of My Grandma’s a Ninja!

| March 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
Five Family Favorites with Todd Tarpley, Author of My Grandma’s a Ninja!

My sweet little boys somehow grew into teenagers, so we have to take a trip back in time to talk about the five books that are special to my family …

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Caveman, ABC Story, by Janee Trasler

| March 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Caveman, ABC Story, by Janee Trasler

A funny, one-word-at-a-time story, about cavemen, dinosaurs, and the alphabet.

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5 Art Activity Books for Kids that are Meditative, Innovative, and Inspiring

| March 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
5 Art Activity Books for Kids that are Meditative, Innovative, and Inspiring

Art activity books can serve as a wonderful meditative tool to help reduce stress, refocus and recharge the brain, and spark inspiration.

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Creating Settings: Bringing the Sounds, Sights and Smells Home

| March 6, 2015 | 5 Comments
Creating Settings: Bringing the Sounds, Sights and Smells Home

The Berenson Schemes are a madcap adventure series. I hope that because I spent time in these far-off places, and brought the sights and sounds and smells home with me, some young would-be traveler thinks, “Someday, I’ll go there, too.”

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 My Writing and Reading Life: Cory Putman Oakes

| February 18, 2015 | 2 Comments
 My Writing and Reading Life: Cory Putman Oakes

Cory Putman Oakes is a children’s book author from Austin, Texas. Her middle grade debut, DINOSAUR BOY, hits shelves in February, 2015 with its sequel, DINOSAUR BOY SAVES MARS, to follow in February, 2016.

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Sway, by Kat Spears | Book Review

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Sway, by Kat Spears | Book Review

Kat Spears debut novel is, quite simply, a delight. It has all the ingredients for an engaging and witty read, laced with honesty and insight that’s refreshingly real.

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10 Non-Fiction Books About Presidents: Facts, Guides, and Trivia, Oh My!

| February 7, 2015 | 2 Comments
10 Non-Fiction Books About Presidents: Facts, Guides, and Trivia, Oh My!

These books, guides, and cards offer interesting trivia and facts, engaging formats, and lively illustrations; a perfect combination to pique interest for hours of casual reading, followed by days of reciting trivia, and hopefully, years of knowledge about these important people in American history.

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Seven Middle Grade Books for African American History Month

| February 6, 2015 | 1 Comment
Seven Middle Grade Books for African American History Month

February is African American History Month. Sharing these books with young readers comes with the responsibility to discuss … progress towards equality.

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