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The Ghosts of Magnificent Children by Caroline Busher

The year is 1848. It is a time when magic and ghosts exist.
Four Magnificent Children are captured by Badblood’s Circus.
Theo can look into your eyes and reveal your secret thoughts, which come out of his mouth like a swarm of bees. 556 more words


Review: A Mortal Song by Megan Crewe

published: September 16th, 2016

pages: 382

genre: YA fantasy (middle grade)


It’s always harder to write a poor review than it is a good one, but there’s a huge difference between not enjoying a book and being disappointed with the writing. 431 more words

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The Monsterator

The Monsterator


Keith Graves

A Neal Porter Book, Roaring Book Press, 2014


From the back of the book: “Master Edgar Dreadbury found Halloween a bore. The whole business of costumes was a miserable chore. 147 more words

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Review: Alanna – Song of the Lioness Quartet, by Tamora Pierce

Synopsis: From now on I’m Alan of Trebond, the younger twin. I’ll be a knight.

And so young Alanna of Trebond begins the journey to knighthood. 585 more words

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Pedro's Journal

Pedro’s Journal

Author: Pam Conrad

Pages: 81

Publisher: Apple Paperbacks

Scholastic Reading Level: 5.5

Lexile Measurement: 1030L

Written In: 1991

Summary (written by Marie):

Pedro is a young ship’s boy on the Santa Maria in 1492.  453 more words

Children's Books

Wildlife in the library?!

Autumn has arrived in full force which means falling leaves, bonfires, Halloween and the growing fascination with everything pumpkin spiced. But one little animal is as much autumn as the other things mentioned and is the topic of this blog. 477 more words


The Making of a Childen's Story

Monty J McClaine is the acclaimed author of the Super Speed Sam series. However, his journey started with a different story. Read it first here… 889 more words