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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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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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The Manager, by Caroline Stellings | Book Review

| February 21, 2015 | 1 Comment
The Manager, by Caroline Stellings | Book Review

This funny novel is told through the eyes of seventeen-year-old Ellie, but the real star is her older sister Tina. They live in Whitney Pier over the gym where their father, a former boxer, trains aspiring boxers.

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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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Author Dean Kootz Interviews His Dog Anna, Star of Ask Anna

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
Author Dean Kootz Interviews His Dog Anna, Star of <em>Ask Anna</em>

Anna Koontz is Dean’s remarkable dog, who is poised to follow in her dad’s footsteps with her first advice book for canines. She will soon become the advice columnist for the canine world!

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Telephone, by Mac Barnett | Book Trailer

| January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Telephone, by Mac Barnett | Book Trailer

It’s time to fly home for dinner! In this witty picture book from award-winning and bestselling author Mac Barnett, a mother bird gives the bird next to her a message for little Peter.

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Sam and Dave Dig a Hole, by Mac Barnett | Book Trailer

| December 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
Sam and Dave Dig a Hole, by Mac Barnett | Book Trailer

The multi-award-winning, New York Times best-selling team of Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen have perfect pacing in Sam and Dave Dig A Hole. Ages 4-8

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The Secret Hum of Daisies, by Tracy Holczer | Book Review

| December 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Secret Hum of Daisies, by Tracy Holczer | Book Review

This book will appeal to young readers whose families are or have been transient or who have unresolved family issues

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Ripley’s Fun Facts & Silly Stories 3: An Interview with Ripley Publishing

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
<em>Ripley’s Fun Facts & Silly Stories 3</em>: An Interview with Ripley Publishing

In this interview, we discuss Fun Facts & Silly Stories 3, the third title in the Ripley’s Believe It or Not® successful Fun Facts and Silly Stories series.

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Ripley’s Fun Facts & Silly Stories 3 | Dedicated Review

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Ripley’s Fun Facts & Silly Stories 3 | Dedicated Review

The third title in the Ripley’s Believe It or Not® successful Fun Facts and Silly Stories series is here: Ripley’s Fun Facts and Silly Stories 3.

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