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Alfred Nobel: The Man Behind the Peace Prize, The Imaginary Garden, and Monkey Business

Alfred Nobel: The Man Behind the Peace Prize
written by Kathy-Jo Wargin
illustrated by Zachary Pullen
published by Sleeping Bear Press, 2009

New York State Reading Association Charlotte Award Suggested Reading List – Intermediate Category; short-listed 2012… 957 more words


The Harry Potter Tag

Morning all!

I hope you’re having a relaxing weekend wherever you all are! I was tagged by the wonderful Erika @ Bookventureland to take part in the Harry Potter tag. 742 more words


BOOK REVIEW: Seed by Lisa Heathfield

Title: Seed
Author: Lisa Heathfield
Rating: 5/5
Genres: dystopia, thriller, YA, UKYA

All that Pearl knows can be encapsulated in one word: Seed. 808 more words

Young Adult

Review: The Egypt Game by Zilpha Keatley Snyder

Brief synopsis: April Hall doesn’t make new friends easily, until she moves in with her grandmother and meets Melanie Ross. She soon learns that Melanie and her four-year-old brother Marshall both share her fascination with Egypt. 604 more words

Reading Challenge

UPDATE: Extended Deadline: Monstrous Messengers 17 Aug. 2015

Chapters still required for this collection of essays on ‘supernatural figures in children’s picture books and early readers’, edited by Leslie Ormandy.

For this collection, three more papers from any discipline are welcome; however, advantaged are those focusing on a gendered or religious moral message.

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