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Review: What the Moon Said by Gayle Rosengren

Genre: Middle-Grade

Review: 5 of 5 Stars

I found this story deeply moving and compelling. It tugs at the heartstrings – this story about young Esther who thinks her mother doesn’t really love her. 229 more words

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In a magic kingdom where your name is your destiny, 12-year-old Rump is the butt of everyone’s joke.  333 more words

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The Swallow: A Ghost Story

Author: Charis Cotter
Publisher: Random House of Canada Limited; Tundra Books
Series: N/A
Genre: Middle Grade, Horror, Paranormal, Mystery
Format: eArc from Net Galley

In 1960s Toronto, two girls retreat to their attics to escape the loneliness and isolation of their lives.

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Think you know the Civil War? The Girls of Gettysburg by Bobbi Miller will fill in some gaps. While it is only a slice of time in that horrific period, this novel (historical fiction) provides three remarkable views. 446 more words

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WINTER SKY for Marvelous Middle Grade MIDWEEK

I’m a few weeks ahead with my MMGM posts so I’m throwing this one in midweek. It’s nice to be ahead, but with revisions on my own writing looming, it won’t be long before I’m back to my old ways. 481 more words

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Zombie Elementary - Howard Whitehouse


I must preface this by saying that I am not the target audience of this book. By far. Despite this, I loved this quick, entertaining read and I thank Tundra Books for approving my request for an e-book ARC.  375 more words

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Inside Look: Scholastic Book Fair Selection Process

When I was hired by Scholastic Book Fairs to be a field merchandiser, I was thrilled at the thought of employee discounts and summers off. What I hadn’t thought of was how valuable my new job would be to my writing career. 430 more words

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