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How I Found YA

With all of the talk about TWILIGHT today and how it affected the young adult market, I started thinking about how I came to young adult books. 512 more words


Spotlight Tour: Cupcake Club - SWEET VICTORY!

The Cupcake Club books are hugely popular at my library. They’re a fun middle grade series of books that are positive for kids, because one of the authors happens to be 9 years old. 2,301 more words

Tween Reads

Upside-Down Magic by Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, Emily Jenkins

Nory Horace is nine years old. She’s resourceful, she’s brave, she likes peanut butter cookies. Also, she’s able to transform into many different animals. Unfortunately, Nory’s shape-shifting talent is a bit off. 130 more words


Last in a Long Line of Rebels by Lisa Lewis Tyre

No witches, vampires, or science fiction action. But with a tile like Last in a Long Line of Rebels, how could I not want to read it??? 269 more words

Middle Grade

Book Review: Rules for Stealing Stars by Corey Ann Haydu

Title – Author: Rules for Stealing Stars  Corey Ann Haydu
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release Date: September 29, 2015
Series/Standalone: Standalone
Format – Source: … 380 more words

Book Review

Military Animals with Dog Tags - Because some heroes have more than two legs

Military Animals with Dog Tags, by Laurie Calkhoven (Aug. 2015, Scholastic), $7.99, ISBN: 9780545871594

Recommended for ages 7-11

You may know that horses were on the battlefield at war time, especially before vehicles like tanks and Jeeps came along. 233 more words

Middle Grade

Warren the 13th and the All-Seeing Eye - Mystery and Humor for Middle Grade!

Warren the 13th and the All-Seeing Eye, by Tania del Rio (Nov. 2015, Quirk Books), $16.95, ISBN: 978-1594748035

Recommended for ages 8-12

Poor Warren the 13th. 260 more words

Tween Reads