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Under the Egg by Laura Marx Fitzgerald

3.5 / 5 lilies

For a middle grade debut from Fitzgerald, I would say that Under the Egg is very well done. Readers between the ages of 10 and 15 would probably enjoy this novel most as I don’t think I would recommend this to anyone much older than early teens.  377 more words


Star Wars: Jedi Academy, Return of the Padawan, is essential reading for all aspiring Jedi Masters

Star Wars: Jedi Academy, Return of the Padawan (Book 2), by Jeffrey Brown (July 2014), $12.99, ISBN: 9780545621250

Recommended for ages 8+

With Star Wars Reads… 363 more words


That's more like it

Another Monday, another book review. :-)

My Basmati Bat Mitzvah by Paula J. Freedman

Now this is a book kids will like! Tara’s family is mixed – Jewish and Indian, and she’s not sure where she fits in. 235 more words

Musings On Reading

More summer reading

So, I’m getting my child ready for her first jaunt to sleep-away camp and am filled with pride that first on her packing list – not the camp’s – is a stack of books for downtime. 146 more words

Musings On Literature

2014 Reading Challenge: June

Participants in our 2014 Latin@s in Kid Lit Reading Challenge are out of control in the best possible way! Take a look at the variety of books that were read in June, which happens to be the half-way point of the challenge.  111 more words

Latin@ Literature

Jersey girl

Let me preface this by saying I am not a Jersey girl. Heck, I’m not really a New Yorker.

But last weekend I attended my third NJSCBWI conference, and it was fantastic! 259 more words

Writing Help

The 2014 International Latino Book Awards Winners!!

Below are the first place winners of the 16th Annual International Latino Book Awards in the children’s, youth, and young adult categories. If you click on the images, you will be taken to Goodreads, Barnes and Noble, or Amazon for more information. 299 more words

Latin@ Literature