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Today is the full release for “Sarah & Katy and the Book of Blank.”

Huzzah for that!

But there isn’t much time to celebrate. I’ve got work to do. 151 more words


Book Review: Sam's Top Secret Journal - Memorial Day by Dr. Sean Adelman

What’s it about?

Goodreads Says: Sam is a ninth grade girl trying to enjoy her first year of high school. Sam knows she has Down syndrome but she doesn’t feel different; even though other kids sometimes treat her that way. 458 more words


Book review: Snow in Summer, by Jane Yolen

Yolen, Jane. Snow in Summer. Philomel Books, 2011. 243 pgs. $16.99. ISBN:978-0-399-25663-9. Gr.6+.  P7 Q7

Set in the mountains of West Virginia, Summer and her father mourn the loss of her mother. 163 more words

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Book review: Hunters of Chaos, by Crystal Velazquez

Velazquez, Crystal. Hunters of Chaos. Aladdin, 2015. 260 pgs. $16.99. ISBN:978-1-4814-2452-3. Gr. 4+. P7 Q8

Ana Cetzal is not really certain if going to a very prestigious school in New Mexico is all that it is cracked up to be. 112 more words

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Book review: Nooks & Crannies, by Jessica Lawson, illustrated by Natalie Andrewson

Lawson, Jessica. Nooks & Crannies. Illustrated by Natalie Andrewson. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2015. 316 pages. $16.99. 9781481419215. Ages 8-12. P8 Q8… 178 more words

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What the Little One and I are reading.

Last school year Little One’s teacher read “Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief” aloud to the class and then they had a Blue Party to celebrate getting through the entire novel. 355 more words

Book Mention!

The Last Wave Coming Soon!

Fly Like a Penguin, Volume 3, The Last Wave, is nearing completion, and I should be able to publish it in early 2016. I realize that Volume 2 left the good readers kind of hanging, and it’s taken a while to get unhung. 84 more words