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By Bianca Schulze, The Children's Book Review Published: July 1, 2009 Adventure, mystery, magic, camaraderie, and a serious dose of baseball is what you'll get from the Sluggers series. It holds all the right ingredients to satisfy even the biggest baseball fans, including collectible baseball cards. With

By Luisa LaFleur, The Children’s Book Review
Published: April 28, 2009

Doug E. Richards with his two kids, Ryan and Regan

Douglas E. Richards, a biotechnology executive who has degrees in both genetic engineering and business, is the author of the science-fiction mystery series titled The Prometheus Project. We reviewed the first two books in the series earlier this year and had this to say, “The Prometheus Project books are simple, intelligent, fast reads that
even a reluctant reader should have no problems getting into.” You can read the reviews here. We are very happy to share the following interview with you:

By Bianca Schulze, The Children's Book Review Published: April 23, 2009 The Problem with the Puddles by Kate Feiffer (author), Tricia Tusa (illustrator) Reading level: Ages 8-12 Hardcover: 208 pages Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books (February 24, 2009) What to expect: Dogs, Lost and found possesions, Family Kids that enjoy

This science-fiction mystery series certainly keeps you turning the pages. It had me hooked by page two of the first book. The stars of the books are a brother sister duo who find themselves in some sticky situations that require a lot of team work and serious problem solving . The books kind of remind me of the Magic Tree House series, only a little more grown up. The Prometheus Project books are simple, intelligent, fast reads that even a reluctant reader should have no problems getting into.

Enigma by Graeme Base Reading level: Ages 5-10 Hardcover: 48 pages Publisher: Abrams Books for Young Readers (September 1, 2008) As someone who doesn't remember many books from her childhood, I still have fond memories of sitting in the playground at school, reading best selling author Graeme Base's Animalia. I