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Review: Afterward by Jennifer Mathieu

Title: Afterward
Author: Jennifer Mathieu
Pages: 320
Genre: YA, Contemporary
Source: Free ARC from Roaring Brook Press

Rating: A-

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ARC Review - Afterward by Jennifer Mathieu

Title: Afterward

Author: Jennifer Mathieu

Rating: ★★★★★

Synopsis: When Caroline’s little brother is kidnapped, his subsequent rescue leads to the discovery of Ethan, a teenager who has been living with the kidnapper since he was a young child himself. 548 more words

#927 – Ned the Knitting Pirate by Diana Murray and Leslie Lammle

Ned the Knitting Pirate
Written by Diana Murray
Illustrated by Leslie Lammle
Roaring Brook Press  8/23/2016
40 pages    Ages 6—9

“The crew of the pirate ship the Rusty Heap are a fearsome bunch! 973 more words

Children's Books

A Darkly Beating Heart

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme held by Breaking the Spine

Author: Lindsay Smith
Publication Date: October 25
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press

A troubled girl confronts her personal demons in this time-travel thriller alternating between present day and 19th century Japan.

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Picture books: sources of knowledge

Studies show that there are links between having books at home and being read to, and later language acquisition, literacy, social-emotional skills, and school success. I even read recently that a new technology called “Quixote” is being used to teach robots how to read children’s stories, and, in so doing, understand acceptable societal social behavior. 588 more words

Welcome to the Spotlight Maria Gianferrari and COYOTE MOON

I’m over the moon (get it?) happy to shine the spotlight (or maybe the moonlight) on children’s author Maria Gianferrari and her nonfiction picture book: 667 more words


Book review: Time for Cranberries, by Lisa H. Detlefsen, illustrated by Jed Henry

Detlefsen, Lisa H.  Time for Cranberries.  Illustrated by Jed Henry.  Roaring Brook Press,  2015.  $17.99.  ISBN 9781626720985.  32p.  Ages 3 – 7.  Q8P8

A great book for learning what it takes to grow and harvest cranberries!  81 more words

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