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Meet Mr. Tummy & Other Embarrassing Stories I Shouldn't Be Telling

I frequently revel in sharing tales from my awkward days. Some of you don’t believe me; you weren’t there.

For the first time this week, I told a non-family member the story of Mr. 375 more words

Researching? Or just Reaching?

I recently completed a rather complex chapter in my daughter’s and my tween urban fantasy novel, The Last Princess. Over and over I found myself stopped in my tracks as little nagging details cropped up that needed to be researched. 759 more words


[N] No More Dead Dogs by Gordan Korman

(This was first written for my Materials for Tweens class.)

Wallace Wallace’s policy has always been to tell the truth. In No More Dead Dogs… 188 more words



If, in young friendship,

a promise is born

of hope and wishes

only and remains

unkept, then whose

heart breaks more?

The girl waiting

for the promise to be… 44 more words

[M] Millicent Min, Girl Genius by Lisa Yee

(This was first written for my Materials for Tweens class.)

Eleven-and-a-half-year-old high schooler Millicent Min might be a genius, but she’s no good at making friends. 131 more words

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Sweet & Sour and Evil Genius

Sweet & Sour girls clothing and Evil Genius boys clothing are the new offerings from the creators of Two Belle and Tommy Rocket. They created these ranges for the 8-14 age group due to the huge demand in the marketplace for clothing that is age appropriate as well as affordable. 45 more words


The Firedragon (Flynn Nightsider) -- A Lil' Paige Review

Today I’ve let my tween daughter, Lil’ Paige, take over my blog. She was asked to give the new novella “The Firedragon” by Mary Fan an honest review. 125 more words