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Picture Book Weekends: Star Stuff

This computer is out to get me. Seriously. I was without it for FIVE days because that’s how long it now takes to put a battery into a Mac laptop. 657 more words

Middle Grade

Re-Counting by 7s

Sometimes books just hit us at the perfect moment.   There’s something in our past, our present, or what we think might be our future, something that a book or a character or even just a phrase captures precisely.  322 more words

Book Review

Del inglés al español: entrevista con Teresa Mlawer

Readers, this is a first for us–a complete article in Spanish! We are delighted to present this guest post, an interview with the translator Teresa Mlawer, originally published on the blog… 2,181 more words

Latinx Literature

Review:The Red Sun by Alane Adams

Title: The Red Sun
Author: Alane Adams
Publisher: Sparkpress
Date published: August 4th,2015
Page Count: 346 pages
Genre: Middle Grade,Fantasy
Where I got the copy: … 1,229 more words


BE LIGHT LIKE A BIRD for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

Losing a parent at a young age is a terrible ordeal to go through. For Wren it is even worse since she doesn’t have the support of her mom during the grieving process. 622 more words

Middle Grade

"Like so many unfortunate events in life, just because you don't understand it doesn't mean it isn't so.” // Review of "The Bad Beginning" by Lemony Snicket

Title: The Bad Beginning (Series of Unfortunate Events #1)
Author: Lemony Snicket
Date Read: 16/01/2017
Rating: ★★★★


My goodness. I remember reading the first several books in this series back when I was about twelve, but I had no idea they were as dark as they are! 385 more words


How Grimms' Fairy Tales can lead to even grimmer fairy tales

It’s amazing what you find out about yourself when someone slips you a few searching questions.  I loved doing this interview with fellow (if a little, ahem, younger) university graduate and writer Amna Boheim  82 more words

Middle Grade