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THE KEY THAT SWALLOWED JOEY PIGZA for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

In 1998 I came across a new book with an odd title, JOEY PIGZA SWALLOWED THE KEY. I read it out loud to my classroom of 11-13 year olds. 579 more words

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Book review: From Norvelt to Nowhere

Gantos, Jack. From Norvelt to Nowhere. Farrar, 2013. $16.99. 278p. 978-0-374-37994-0. Ages 12+: Those who loved Jack’s zany adventures in Dead End in Norvelt will dive into the 12-year-old’s experiences as he goes with the arthritic journalist Miss Volker to protect the elderly woman on her search for the man she thinks murdered the women in their small town. 93 more words

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