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Zarox - a review

Zarox, by Louis Smith, is a middle grade fantasy/adventure story reminiscent of Narnia and A Wrinkle in Time. When Parker and his friends go on a night-time excursion to their school, the last thing they expect is to find themselves being dragged off to another world. 651 more words


Spotlight on Middle Grade Authors Part 2: Celia C. Pérez

By Cindy L. Rodriguez

This is the second in an occasional series about middle grade Latinx authors. We decided to shine a spotlight on middle grade writers and their novels because, often, they are “stuck in the middle”–sandwiched between and overlooked for picture books and young adult novels. 910 more words

Latinx Literature

Fish Girl by Donna Jo Napoli, illustrated by and coauthored with David Wiesner

Lovely graphic novel about a mermaid, Mira, who’s being kept in a building sized, boardwalk aquarium by a controlling man, who calls himself King Neptune. Her only friend is an octopus.   107 more words


About "The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell" By Chris Colfer

For those of you who do not know, the Author Chris Colfer is an actor/singer/writer that first appeared on Fox’s musical-comedy Glee. Since then he has gone to star in movies and publish several books. 565 more words


Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend

Born on Eventide, Morrigan Crow is a cursed child. Everything that goes wrong in Jackalfax can be traced back to her. She is feared by the townsfolk, and despised by her family. 252 more words