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Book Review: Pickle-The (Formerly) Anonymous Prank Club of Fountain Point Middle School by Kim Baker

Pickle-The (Formerly) Anonymous Prank Club of Fountain Point Middle School by Kim Baker and illustrated by Tim Probert Pickle is a story about a club that forms with mischief in mind but along the way becomes more about friendship and … Continue reading

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Children’s Books: Three New Adventures

Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead Bridge and her best friends Emily and Tab have been through a lot together, including a horrific accident that Bridge barely survived. When 7th grade begins, Bridge’s world is turned upside down. Emily has a … Continue reading

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A Dozen Cousins, by Lori Haskins Houran; illustrated by Sam Usher. Age range: 4-6 The title of this book immediately caught my attention because I enjoy reading about large and crazy families. Anna is our protagonist and she has twelve … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Woman Who Lived with Wolves & Other Stories from the Tipi by Paul Goble

Award-winning artist and storyteller Paul Goble, whom I first discovered 24 years ago when I bought my daughter her first “Iktomi” story, is quite prolific in his dedication to the retelling of traditional myths and legends of the Great Plains and the … Continue reading

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Book Reviews for Children and Middle Grades

Roller Girl, by Victoria Jamieson Astrid is sure that the summer before middle school is going to be great, especially since she and her best friend Nicole are going to attend roller derby camp. When Nicole decides she would rather … Continue reading

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