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Diversify Your Shelves: Middle Grade Magic Realism

We Need Diverse Books is doing a summer reading special with the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center’s BookDragon. They recommend diverse reads that are similar to popular fiction books most people have at least heard of. 167 more words

Q: How can I help my child learn to read ? #2 Read books aloud!

Q: How can I help my child learn to read ?
#2: Reading books aloud is one of the best ways you can help your child learn to read. 230 more words


About Recommendations

Note: I originally wrote this post several months ago, apparently shortly after seeing Frozen and experiencing people on Facebook talking about certain YA books. It doesn’t feel as relevant now, and I edited some of it to reflect more current thoughts, but I thought it was time to get this out of my drafts!  503 more words


Review: A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz

“You see, the land of Grimm can be a harrowing pace.  But it is worth exploring.  For, in life, it is in the darkest zones one finds the brightest beauty and the most luminous wisdom. 587 more words

Book Recommendations

I Know This Much is True

Okay, I’ve finished my latest “blind date” (book recommendation). It was a giant 900 page novel recommended by my aunt, and I’m happy to say she can set me up any day. 833 more words


Bout of Books: Like This, Try This

Today’s Challenge is to pick a book and say: “If you liked _____, you should try _____ because _____.”

So I decided to make it even better by doing the ultimate Book Recommendations post! 378 more words


5 Enjoyable Reads for the Final Days of Summer

Before your little ones head back to school, embark on a final summer adventure with one of these exciting tales!

By A. Noelle

Journey by Aaron Becker (Ages 3 – 7) 401 more words