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The Boys of Blur, by N. D. Wilson | Book Review

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Boys of Blur, by N. D. Wilson | Book Review

The Boys of Blur, by N.D. Wilson, will appeal to readers 8 to 12 who like football, scary tales, and stories about complex family situations.

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Caldecott Honor-Winning John Rocco Talks About Blizzard

| November 10, 2014 | 4 Comments
Caldecott Honor-Winning John Rocco Talks About Blizzard

John Rocco discusses his newest picture book, Blizzard, the companion to his Caldecott Honor-winning Blackout.

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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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Tristan Hunt Series Brings Ocean Science to Young Fiction Audience

| October 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Tristan Hunt Series Brings Ocean Science to Young Fiction Audience

Ellen Prager, PhD, ocean scientist and author, brings ocean science to the young fiction audience with her Tristan Hunt and the Sea guardian series.

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Houdini’s Tricks and How He Might Have Learnt Them

| October 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Houdini’s Tricks and How He Might Have Learnt Them

Simon Nicholson, author of YOUNG HOUDINI: THE MAGICIAN’S FIRE, discusses how he came up with the idea for his thrilling new series.

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Best Selling Middle Grade Books | October 2014

| October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Best Selling Middle Grade Books | October 2014

This month we’ve seen some changes on the best selling middle grade books list due to the well timed releases of Jason Segel’s Nightmares!—a great choice for the upcoming spooky season—and Mike Lupica’s Fantasy League (Did somebody say football?).

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Fantasy League, by Mike Lupica | Book Spotlight

| September 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Fantasy League, by Mike Lupica | Book Spotlight

Twelve-year-old Charlie is a fantasy football guru. He may be just a bench warmer for his school’s football team, but when it comes to knowing and loving the game, he’s first-string.

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Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin, by Liesl Shurtliff | Book Review

| September 16, 2014 | 1 Comment
Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin, by Liesl Shurtliff | Book Review

In Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin, author Liesl Shurtliff crafts an entertaining fractured fairy tale based on the Brothers Grimm character by the same name.

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Illustration Inspiration: Jeffrey Brown

| September 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Illustration Inspiration: Jeffrey Brown

Jeffrey’s Darth Vader series was originally geared towards adults as it was about the experience of being a parent; however, parents shared it with their kids and now both adults & kids love the series. Goodnight Darth Vader was created with both audiences in mind.

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The Bambino and Me, by Zachary Hyman | Book Review

| August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Bambino and Me, by Zachary Hyman | Book Review

The inspiration, passion, and illustrations make The Bambino and Me a wonderful, well rounded, addition to any reader’s roster.

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