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Maisy and the Missing Mice: The Maisy Files, Volume 1 | Dedicated Review

| December 23, 2013 | 18 Comments
Maisy and the Missing Mice: The Maisy Files, Volume 1 | Dedicated Review

Educator Elizabeth Woodrum’s first foray into writing children’s books is a fun mystery with an imaginative and assertive fourth-grade girl protagonist, Maisy Sawyer.

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The Stone Lions by Gwen Dandridge | Dedicated Review

| November 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Stone Lions by Gwen Dandridge | Dedicated Review

In 43 relatively short digestible chapters, author Gwen Dandridge has weaved a mysterious and magical tale centered round the historic 1400s when Arabs and Christians were at war over holy lands. Drenched in Islamic culture, the rich backdrop for this suspense-building novel is the magnificent Alhambra Palace.

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Hold Fast by Blue Balliett | Review

| September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
Hold Fast by Blue Balliett | Review

This book will appeal to readers in 5th through 7th grades who like a good mystery, poetry, and stories about hardship and changes in fortune.

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The After Girls by Leah Konen | Book Trailer

| July 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
The After Girls by Leah Konen | Book Trailer

The After Girls By Leah Konen Age Range: 15 and up Hardcover: 304 pages Publisher: Merit Press (April 18, 2013) Add this book to your collection: The After Girls Video courtesy of Leah Konen: Ella, Astrid, and Sydney were planning the perfect summer after high school graduation. But when Astrid commits suicide in a lonely cabin, the other girls’ worlds […]

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Liar & Spy by Rebecca Stead | Review

| May 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
Liar & Spy by Rebecca Stead | Review

This book will appeal to “tween” readers (both girls and boys) who like clubs, spy stories, mysteries, and who worry about how to handle bullies at school.

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7 Ghost Stories to Spark the Sixth ‘Supernatural’ Sense

| October 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
7 Ghost Stories to Spark the Sixth ‘Supernatural’ Sense

Everyone loves (well, almost everyone) a good ghost story. Fictitious, real, or historically important, this list of eerie books is sure to catch the attention of readers ready to channel their sixth sense or supernatural mind-powers.

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Partials by Dan Wells

| March 10, 2012 | 0 Comments
Partials by Dan Wells

Don’t miss this year’s blockbuster novel, where the very concept of what it means to be human is called into question. Check out PARTIALS now!

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School of Fear by Gitty Daneshvari

| January 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

What are YOU afraid of?

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The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson

| September 29, 2011 | 1 Comment

Add this book to your collection: The Name of the Star (Shades of London) Have you read this book? Rate it: [ratings]

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It’s the First Day of School…Forever! by R.L. Stine

| September 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

Add this book to your collection: It’s the First Day of School…Forever! Have you read this book? Rate it: [ratings]

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