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The Mystery of the King's Ransom (by Helen Moss)

Another summer on Castle Key Island means another mystery for Emily Wild and her friends, brothers Jack and Scott, to solve. This time, a school boy goes missing from camp and a suspicious group of mafia-like foreign agents come to stay at the Lighthouse for a supposed “fishing trip”. 133 more words


November Wrap-Up and December TBR

This month was crazy in terms of school work and Christmas shopping, so I didn’t really get much reading done. However, even with finals quickly approaching in December, I definitely want to get some books read. 110 more words


Book review: The Fletcher Family Takes Rock Island, by Dana Alison Levy

Levy, Dana Alison. The Fletcher Family Takes Rock Island. (Family Fletcher series, #2) Delacorte Press, 2016. $16.99.  ISBN   978-0-553-52130-6. 259 pgs.  Editor’s Notes.  Ages 10-13.  147 more words

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Book Review: The Worlds Traveler

Book: The Worlds Traveler

Author: M.L. Roble

Genre: Upper Middle Grade Fantasy

Rating:  413 more words

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Book review: Come Juneteenth, by Ann Rinaldi

Rinaldi, Ann. Come Juneteenth. Harcourt, 2007. $17.00. ISBN 978-0-15-205947-7. 233 p. Gr. 5 – 7. P6Q7

Luli lives with her Mom, Pa, brother, and a girl named Sis Goose.  100 more words

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Book review: The Wizard of Dark Street, by Shawn Thomas Odyssey

Odyssey, Shawn Thomas. The Wizard of Dark Street. (Oona Crate Mystery, #1) Egmont, 2011. $16.99. ISBN-13: 978-1606843864. 346 p. Gr 4 – 7. P7Q7

After Oona, a young wizard’s apprentice, whose lifelong dream is to become a detective, signed off her apprentice rights, her uncle, the wizard, was hit by a mind throwing dagger and disappeared.  82 more words

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Book review: Season of Secrets, by Sally Nicholls

Nicholls, Sally. Season of Secrets. Arthur A. Levine Books, 2009. $16.99. ISBN 978-0-545-21825-2. 225 p. Gr. 4 – 7. P6Q7

Can you imagine finding someone who is hurt but no one will believe you?  73 more words

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