Category Archives: New Release

THE WIZENARD SERIES

This new series for basketball lovers (ages ten and up) comes from former NBA star Kobe Bryant who created the idea and characters. Canadian author, Wesley King, did the writing and it’s a massive volume close to 600 pages. The … Continue reading

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Celebrating Apollo 11

This July marks the 50th anniversary of the historic first walk on the moon by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Staying back in the command module was the third astronaut, Michael Collins. What better way to educate a young generation … Continue reading

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Explorer Academy: The Falcon’s Feather BLOG TOUR!

I’ll soon have a review of this new book in the Explorer Academy series. For now enjoy Day Three of the Blog Tour… (And don’t forget to enter the huge GIVEAWAY through the link near the end of the post!) … Continue reading

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THE ASTONISHING MAYBE

Gideon is not happy. His familiar life in New Jersey with loving parents and a little sister has taken a rotten turn. The family is on their way to a small desert town in Nevada for his Dad’s new job. … Continue reading

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AN INTERVEW WITH GREGORY FUNARO

I’m pleased to start the year off with Gregory Funaro. His first book for Disney-Hyperion, ALISTAIR GRIM’S ODDITORIUM (2015), was a New York Times best seller and an Amazon Best Book of the Month, and his second, ALISTAIR GRIM’S ODD … Continue reading

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LOUISIANA’S WAY HOME

Kate DiCamillo always has a great main character in her books. She also makes sure to have rich secondary-characters, ones you’d welcome if they ever had their own story. And so, Louisiana Elefante, a friend of Raymie Nightingale (the title … Continue reading

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ANOTHER D FOR DEEDEE

DeeDee is a fourth grader with a growing list of problems. The family trailer burned to the ground and now they’re living in a crowded apartment. Her father disappeared at Thanksgiving. She fears he’s returned to Mexico and will never … Continue reading

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