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Harry Potter Revisited #2 The Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter‘s summer has included the worst birthday ever, doomy warnings from a house-elf called Dobby, and rescue from the Dursleys by his friend Ron Weasley in a magical flying car!

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Spotlight Tour of DON'T VOTE FOR ME by Krista Van Dolzer

I was psyched to receive an ARC of Krista Van Dolzer’s Don’t Vote For Me. Krista is one of the awesome hosts of The Writer’s Voice, a contest I participated in last month, and I was sure the book would be great! 962 more words

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Molly's Top 5 Favorite Children's Books (middle grade)

Top 5 Favorite Children’s Books (Middle Grade)

Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli Buy on Amazon

Number the Stars By Lois Lowry Buy on Amazon

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Why I Wrote Pete Seeger, The People’s Singer

The importance of making your own hero relevant to a new audience.

When you write biographies, you get used to the question, “So, why did you write about so-and-so?” For Pete Seeger, that’s an easy answer, at least on the surface – he’s my hero. 532 more words


Enjoying Summer Yet?

One of my favorite flowers – Roses!

I wanted to to take a few moments to stop and smell the roses that are blooming in my yard and share them and other flowers with you. 366 more words


Harry Potter Revisited #1 The Philosophers Stone

Harry Potter thinks he is an ordinary boy. He lives with his Uncle Vernon, Aunt Petunia and cousin Dudley, who are mean to him and make him sleep in a cupboard under the stairs.

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Under the Stars: 10 Awesome New Books Recommended by REAL Middle & Elementary Schoolers

It can feel daunting to choose books for kids during those years between about second grade and seventh grade. Everyone’s figuring out this reading thing at their own pace; some are taking to it like a fish to water, and others are still just getting their toes wet. 804 more words

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