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Dav Pilkey collaborates with George and Harold to bring us Dog Man

Dog Man (Dog Man #1), by Dav Pilkey, (Aug. 2016, Graphix/Scholastic), $9.99, ISBN: 9780545581608

Recommended for ages 7-10

Remember George and Harold, the dynamic duo who “write” Captain Underpants an Ook and Gluk? 324 more words

Middle Grade

Murder on The Transatlantic Express? The Transatlantic Conspiracy

The Transatlantic Conspiracy, by G.D. Falksen (June 2016, Soho Press), $18.99, ISBN: 978-1616954178

Recommended for ages 12+

It’s 1908, and 17 year-old Rosalind Wallace, daughter of a self-made millionaire industrialist, is vacationing in England, spending time with her best friend, Cecily de Vere. 334 more words

Tween Reads

Kid Artists is a great addition to Quirk's "Kid" series

Kid Artists, by David Stabler/Illustrated by Doogie Horner (Aug. 2016, Quirk Books), $13.95, ISBN: 9781594748967

Recommended for ages 8-12

The third outing in Stabler and Horner’s “Kid” series, following… 249 more words

Tween Reads


If you’re part of the kidlit community, perhaps you’ve heard about author Kate Messner being uninvited from a school because of the content of her latest book, THE SEVENTH WISH, which addresses the story of a young girl whose older sister becomes addicted to heroin. 745 more words


NatGeo's 2017 Almanac is jam-packed!

National Geographic Kids Almanac 2017 (May 2016, National Geographic), $14.99, ISBN: 978-1426324178

Recommended for ages 8-13

NatGeo’s 2017 almanac is packed with content from their kids’ magazine, their collection of books, and their NatGeo Kids website. 169 more words

Tween Reads

Trollhunters (Trollhunters Book 1) by Guillermo Del Toro and Daniel Kraus

I’m not sure why or what made me put Tollhunters by Guillermo Del Toro and Daniel Kraus on my list but magically it found it’s way there. 228 more words

Middle Grade

Memoirs of a Sidekick - good guys don't always finish last

Memoirs of a Sidekick, by David Skuy, (Oct. 2016, Kids Can Press), $16.95, ISBN: 9781771385688

Recommended for ages 9-12

Boris Snodbuckle and his best friend, Adrian, are two students at Bendale Public School. 230 more words

Tween Reads