Category Archives: New Release

BREAKING THROUGH…

How FEMALE ATHLETES SHATTERED STEREOTYPES in the ROARING TWENTIES Happy Valentine’s Day! Opportunities to watch our modern day female athletes excel at their chosen sport are available without a problem. It could be a superstar in tennis, basketball, golf, and … Continue reading

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LOVE SUGAR MAGIC–A MIXTURE OF MISCHIEF

Welcome to another Marvelous Middle Grade Monday! I’m following up my interview last Friday with author Anna Meriano. The third in her series of LOVE SUGAR MAGIC books has been released and I have a review of A MIXTURE OF … Continue reading

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An Interview with author, Anna Meriano

Happy Friday Everyone! Joining us today is Anna Meriano, author of the LOVE SUGAR MAGIC series. Here’s a quick background: The series centers on Leo Logroño, the youngest in a family of Mexican-American sisters in small-town Rose Hill, Texas. Leo’s … Continue reading

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INTO THE DEEP—An Exploration of Our Oceans

The second non-fiction book in my MG holiday gift guide takes us out to sea. Open this book on your lap for a journey unlike none other. It begins as you climb aboard the research vessel, Meteor, where you take … Continue reading

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DOG DRIVEN (With a Giveaway)

IT”S ANOTHER MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY! Stargardt disease causes progressive damage to the center of the retina, the area responsible for sharp straight-ahead vision. Usually discovered during childhood or adolescence, the disease has no cure. Driving a dog sled doesn’t … Continue reading

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DON’T READ THIS BOOK BEFORE DINNER

GROSS SICKENING REPUGNANT NAUSEATING Need I say more? Why yes, middle graders are going to love this new title from NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS. Here’s the vile and disgusting background straight from the source: ********************** From wretched rodents and beastly bugs … Continue reading

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OGRE ENCHANTED

It’s never a good day to be an ogre—just ask Evie who has been turned into one because she refused to marry her best friend. The change was the work of an awful fairy, Lucinda. Here’s the full background from … Continue reading

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