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How Do Award Judges Feel About the Books They Were Unable to Honor?

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
How Do Award Judges Feel About the Books They Were Unable to Honor?

Best YA and Middle-Grade novels selected by Pete Hautman. His latest book is Eden West, the story of a boy growing up in an isolated doomsday cult in Montana.

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Screaming at the Ump, by Audrey Vernick | Book Review

| May 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
Screaming at the Ump, by Audrey Vernick | Book Review

Screaming at the Ump will appeal to both boys and girls who are interested in sports (especially baseball), and journalism, coping with the transition to middle school, or dealing with family conflicts.

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Best New Stars Wars Books
May the Fourth Be with You

| May 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Best New Stars Wars Books <br />  May the Fourth Be with You

The Children’s Book Review strikes back with the return of the Star Wars book list. Grab your favorite little droid and treat them to a galactic read—the force is strong in these books.

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Five Family Favorites with Margarita Engle, Author of The Sky Painter: Louis Fuertes, Bird Artist

| April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
Five Family Favorites with Margarita Engle, Author of The Sky Painter: Louis Fuertes, Bird Artist

Margarita Engle, author of The Sky Painter, selected these five family favorite children’s books.

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

| April 12, 2015 | 2 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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