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The Princess Curse by Merrie Haskell

An absolutely adorable and surprisingly complex middle-grade fairy tale retelling.


Throwback Thursday [#8]: And Both Were Young by Madeleine L'Engle

GOODREADS SUMMARY | Square Fish | Paperback, 272 pages | Original Publication: February 15th, 1983 | Read: 2011 publication | Young Readers 9-12 | Rating: 3 out of 5 Stars… 548 more words

3 Stars

Libros Latin@s: Enrique's Journey

By Lila Quintero Weaver

PUBLISHER’S DESCRIPTION: Based on the Los Angeles Times newspaper series that won two Pulitzer Prizes, this astonishing story puts a human face on the ongoing debate about immigration reform in the United States. 1,076 more words

Latin@ Literature

A Drowned Maiden's Hair by Laura Amy Schlitz


Goodreads: A Drowned Maiden’s Hair
Source: Library
Published: 2006


Maud Mary Flynn never expects to leave the orphanage where she is generally considered disagreeable and impertinent.   647 more words

Middle Grade

Interview with prolific children’s book author, Larry Dane Brimner

Larry was one of those weird children who liked to write and who had a grandfather who not only indulged Larry’s written expression, but encouraged it by corresponding with him whether he was across town or in another part of the world. 1,336 more words


Review: Gracefully Grayson by Ami Polonsky

Alone at home, twelve-year-old Grayson Sender glows, immersed in beautiful thoughts and dreams. But at school, Grayson grasps at shadows, determined to fly under the radar. 544 more words


Rick Riordan - The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1) | Review

Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can’t seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. And lately, being away at boarding school is only getting worse-Percy could have sworn his pre-algebra teacher turned into a monster and tried to kill him.

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