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Five Family Favorites with Mariam Gates, Author of Good Morning Yoga

| March 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
Five Family Favorites with Mariam Gates, Author of Good Morning Yoga

Mariam Gates, author of Good Morning Yoga, selected these five family favorites.

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Michaela DePrince, Author of Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina | Speed Interview

| February 19, 2016 | 1 Comment
Michaela DePrince, Author of Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina | Speed Interview

The extraordinary memoir of Michaela DePrince, a young dancer who escaped war-torn Sierra Leone for the rarefied heights of American ballet.

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Jennifer Longo, Author of Up to this Pointe | Speed Interview

| November 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
Jennifer Longo, Author of Up to this Pointe | Speed Interview

A refreshingly original contemporary YA, unlike anything readers have seen before.

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B is for Bicycles, by Scott & Jannine Fitzgerald | Dedicated Review

| November 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
B is for Bicycles, by Scott & Jannine Fitzgerald | Dedicated Review

Veteran bicycle shop owners Scott and Jannine Fitzgerald have penned a new alphabet picture book, B is for Bicycles, that is dedicated to promoting a healthy cycling lifestyle.

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I Like Your Shoes, by R. Stim | Dedicated Review

| July 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
I Like Your Shoes, by R. Stim | Dedicated Review

I Like Your Shoes is a suspenseful read that will satisfy audiences interested in contemporary mysteries featuring dynamic characters and inventive plots.

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Illustration Inspiration: Jennifer Gray Olson, Ninja Bunny

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Illustration Inspiration: Jennifer Gray Olson, Ninja Bunny

JENNIFER GRAY OLSON is a graduate of California State University, Fullerton, where she earned her bachelor of arts degree in art education. She is a glassblower and sculptor. In addition to writing and illustrating …

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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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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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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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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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