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Check This Out: Kinda Like Brothers

Over the past year, I’ve had the pleasure of talking with wonderful authors. That’s definitely the case today as I talk with the marvelous Coe Booth… 1,037 more words

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Book review: Annika Riz, Math Whiz

Mills, Claudia. Annika Riz, Math Whiz. Annika Riz loves math. She’s trying to teach her dog, Prime, to count. The training pays off with prime. He ultimately learns the difference between a few dog biscuits and too many when he raids the pantry and makes himself sick. 271 more words

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Book review: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Fleming, Ian. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Commander Caractacus Pott (called Jack by his wife when the family is in a harried predicament). The commander is an inventor who buys and repairs an old car after gaining money from inventing whistle-like candies. 328 more words

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Book review: Ice Dogs

Johnson, Terry Lynn. Ice Dogs. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012. $16.99. ISBN 9780547899268. 279 pgs. Ages 10+. P8Q9.

Terry Lynn Johnson’s passion for sled dogs and her adventures with her team of 18 Alaskan huskies have given her a rich background for writing this dynamic book. 184 more words

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Book review: Outside the Box: A Book of Poems

Wilson, Karma. Diane Goode, ill. Outside the Box: A Book of Poems. Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2014. $17.99. ISBN 9781416980056. 172 pgs. Ages 7-10. P8Q8. 96 more words

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Book reviews: Michael Jordon: Hall of Fame Basketball superstar

Aaseng, Nathan, Michael Jordon: Hall of Fame Basketball superstar, Speeding Star, Enslow, 2014, $15.95. ISBN:978-1-62285-035-8, Gr. 5+, P 8, Q 8,

I remember as a young girl watching Kareem Abdul Jabar, glilding across the basketball court and then effortlessly sinking a basket. 52 more words

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Book review: The meaning of Maggie

Sovern, Megan, The meaning of Maggie, Chronicle Books , 2014, 220 pgs. $416.99, ISBN:978-1-4521-1021-9, Gr.4+, P 8,Q 8,

Not only is this a great book but the cover is outstanding as well. 120 more words

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