Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper is the story of ten-year-old Melody, who is affected by cerebral palsy as well as synesthesia. She has never spoken a single word, and can’t communicate except by pointing at words on her low-tech talking board. 260 more words
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By Melanie Crowder
This is a lovely story about magic, community and sisterly bonds.
When Luna and her sister, Willow, jump into their boat one morning, they have no idea that Willow is going to gulp some of the cursed swamp water and sink into a sickness that everyone in the community knows only ends in death. 155 more words
Welcome to this week’s Super Middle Grade Mondays
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Today, we get up close and personal with
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2015 has been a great year of a reading for me. While I’m almost at four hundred books on my Goodreads goal (with half of those being comics and graphic novels, let’s not kid ourselves), I’ve discovered a lot of great new reads, and some authors who I’m now working through their entire back catalogue. 339 more words
The final Hunger Games movie, Mockingjay Part 2, raked in $75.8 million over the holiday weekend, landing in the number one spot for the second weekend. 615 more words