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Welcome, Barbara Becker Holstein!

A warm welcome to fellow author, Barbara Becker Holstein! We’re here celebrating her tween book, The Truth, Diary of a Gutsy Tween!  The title alone invites interest! 1,007 more words

Brenda Maxfield

Books With Kids: Books to Movies

There have been an influx of young-adult books that have been made into movies such as Divergent by Veronica Roth, THE FAULT IN OUR STARS by John Green and THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER by Stephen Chbosky. 375 more words

J's BookTalks: Poetic Novels for the Young Reader

Ever since my first BookTalk post, I have been rigorously searching and reading more fiction novels written in poetic verse. Either at the library or browsing Goodreads, I have come up with some pretty amazing finds and I’m really excited to share them all with you! 952 more words

Juvenile Fiction

Book Review : WhipEye by Geoffrey Saign!

Hello,

Today I am reviewing a Middle Grade/ Tween adventure book titled WhipEye by Geoffrey Saign. More about the author:

Geoffrey Saign can often be found looking for interesting critters, and magic, while swimming, snorkeling, sailing, or hiking in the woods. 707 more words

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The Cay

The Cay by Theodore Taylor

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The Cay is an adventurous work of fiction that shows a beautiful relationship between Phillip and Timothy, the story of a blind white boy and an elderly black man stranded together on a Caribbean island during World War II. 238 more words

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The Girls Q and A Book on Friendship - An interview with author, Annie Fox ... complete with lessons for kids and adults alike!

Relationships between women fascinate me!  I have always been a “behavioral detective” – trying to unravel the mysteries of women interactions.  I have spent hours watching groups of women at events – such as PTA meetings, weddings or even my sorority get – togethers. 1,190 more words

Bullying

Another Judy Blume Book Summary - Deenie

I bet you thought I forgot about my Judy Blume Summer Reading Challenge. Well, I didn’t. I just got so caught up in the beginning of the school year and starting middle school and everything. 539 more words

Judy Blume