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Top 5 Favorite Middle Grade Books |2016

If you have been following me for a while you would know that I love reading Middle grade books, I make sure that I read at least one at month, so of course I had to have a 2016 favorites. 11 more words

Strange Star by Emma Carroll

Felix is desperate to serve the guests upstairs so he can listen to the ghost stories they share, but the honour goes to the housekeepers daughter, until she can bear them no longer. 198 more words


Wonder by R.J. Palacio|A WONDERful read!


This is a great book. It really is. It was nice, funny, uplifting  and holds a lot of important themes. 750 more words


Book review: The Gathering, by Dan Poblocki

Poblacki, Dan. The Gathering. (Shadow House series, #1) Scholastic, 2016.  $12.99 ISBN 9780545925501. 215 pgs. Ages 8-12. P7 Q8.

Poppy is looking for family. Marcus is looking for a music academy. 180 more words

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Book review: After a While Crocodile: Alexa's Diary, by Brady Barr and Jennifer Keats Curtis, illustrated by Susan Detwiler

Barr, Brady and Jennifer Keats Curtis. After a while crocodile: Alexa’s diary. Illustrated by Susan Detwiler. Arbordale Publishing, 2016. unp. $9.95 ISBN:9781628558357. Gr. 2+.  P8 Q8… 170 more words

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Book Review: Winter Magic (curated by Abi Elphinstone)

There’s no time like Winter for story-telling. Winter Magic capitalises on the season of snow, magic and wonder in binding together this collection of wintery short stories by eleven Middle Grade & YA front-running authors. 311 more words