Category Archives: New Release

YOU DON’T KNOW EVERYTHING, JILLY P!

Racism… Shootings of black youth… Treatment of deaf and deafness… White privilege… First crush. Wow… a lot of topics to throw into one story—perhaps too many. Jilly is a white middle school girl who reflects on the happenings in her … Continue reading

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SAM WU IS NOT AFRAID OF GHOSTS

Sam doesn’t want to be known as a Scaredy-Cat. Unfortunately, he gets off to a terrible start when his first attempt at showing his true bravery goes horribly wrong. But he has a second plan to turn the tide and … Continue reading

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SMALL SPACES

Do not read this one before bedtime, or in a cornfield at sunset, or most definitely  not in SMALL SPACES. This well spun tale begins as a mystery of sorts for about the first hundred pages. The rest of the … Continue reading

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JOURNEY OF THE PALE BEAR

The year is 1251, perhaps 1252, and the King of Norway gives the King of England a Royal Bear as a gift. The bear did arrive and lived many years in the menageries of the Tower of London. This much … Continue reading

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GARBAGE ISLAND

Welcome to another MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY and the first stop on the GARBAGE ISLAND BLOG TOUR! You’ll find more about this title in the coming weeks at these other blogs: Tue 10/2             Miss Marple’s Musings Wed 10/3           Inkygirl Thu … Continue reading

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THE GIRL WITH MORE THAN ONE HEART

The loss of a parent at any age is traumatic. But when you’ve always been Dad’s little girl, it is especially tough for 13-year-old Briana. Her dad passed away suddenly from a rare heart condition. She lost both a father … Continue reading

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LITTLE ORANGE HONEY HOOD

A Carolina folktale comes to life in this story that is part Brother’s Grimm and part Little Red Riding Hood. Never trust an alligator as young Blossom journeys through the river swampland. Her goal is to deliver mosquito-fever medicine to … Continue reading

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