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Book review: Goldfish Ghost, by Lemony Snicket, illustrations by Lisa Brown

Snicket, Lemony. Goldfish Ghost. Illustrations by Lisa Brown. Roaring Book Press, 2017. $17.99. ISBN 978-1-62672-507-2. Unpaged. Ages 6-10. P7Q5

The ghost of a pet goldfish leaves the house where he died and searches the wide world for company in this picture book.  56 more words

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After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again | by Dan Santat

After the Fall by Dan Santat

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Note: Review of the Advance Reader Edition | Book Release Date: October 3, 2017 | Roaring Brook Press… 365 more words

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Book review: John Ronald’s Dragons: The Story of J.R.R. Tolkien, by Caroline McAlister, illustrated by Eliza Wheeler

McAlister, Caroline. John Ronald’s Dragons: The Story of J.R.R. Tolkien. Illus. by Eliza Wheeler. Roaring Brook Press, 2017. $18.99. unp. ISBN 978-1-62672-092-3. Ages 6-8. P9Q9… 142 more words

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ARC Review - Thornhill by Pam Smy

Title: Thornhill

Author: Pam Smy

Rating: ★★★★

Synopsis: 1982: Mary is a lonely orphan at the Thornhill Institute For Children at the very moment that it’s shutting its doors. 463 more words

Welcome to the Spotlight Maria Gianferrari and HELLO GOODBYE DOG!

I’m thrilled to welcome back author Maria Gianferrari to DEBtastic Reads! Her nonfiction book Coyote Moon was featured here last year. Today we’re celebrating the release of her newest picture book, 880 more words


Hello Goodbye Dog and Giveaway!

Hello Goodbye Dog introduces us to an affectionate, bouncy pooch named Moose who thinks saying “goodbye” to his girl Zara as she heads to school is as awful as “an itch that couldn’t be scratched.” Can Zara find a way to make Moose a welcome presence in the classroom? 568 more words

Whatever. Or how junior year became totally F$@KED - S. J. Goslee

“It’s like the apocalypse came, only instead of nuclear bombs and zombies, Mike gets school participation, gay thoughts, and motherfucking cheerleaders.”


In a word: Read the thing. 2,035 more words