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The new CYBILS logo is up, call for judges is live!

I’ve been lucky enough to be a CYBILS (Children’s and Young Adult Bloggers Literary Awards) judge a couple of times, and I’ve just applied to be on this year’s panel. 71 more words

Tween Reads

Meet the Wyverns in the Zaria Fierce Trilogy

Hi, all! I’ve fallen a bit behind in my posts – I was a bit too ambitious in my Summer Reading – so please forgive me. 1,938 more words

Tween Reads

The Scourge by Jennifer A. Nielsen

The Scourge is a disease that first appeared in Ani Mells land over three hundred years ago. Her people, “grubs” as they are called, are accused of originating the disease and this has caused them to be outcasts. 287 more words

Middle Grade

Fuzzy by Tom Angleberger and Paul Dellinger

When Max—Maxine Zealster—finds out that her school is going to be part of a Robot Integration Program she is super excited. Max loves the idea of a robot classmate and would do anything to meet this new robot, Fuzzy. 221 more words

Middle Grade

Pax by Sara Pennypacker

This week –  a middle grade favorite.

And next week, I’ll be launching a monthly series from published authors entitled “Mining for Heart.” Stay tuned. 484 more words

Beth Anderson

Mighty Jack is a new twist on a beloved fable

Mighty Jack, by Ben Hatke (Sept. 2016, First Second), $22.99, ISBN: 9781626722651

Recommended for ages 9+

Jack is home for the summer, taking care of his autistic sister, Maddy, while his mom works two jobs to make ends meet. 259 more words

Tween Reads

Iron Tomb (Pyramid Hunters #1) by Peter Vegas

I won’t lie the cover and the book seem totally cheesy but I love Egyptian pharaohs and ancient gods, so I figured why not?

When Sam Force goes to Egypt to spend the summer with his Uncle Jasper, he expects it to be the usual vacation filled with boring museums and boring lessons about the pharaohs and ancient gods. 192 more words

Middle Grade