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BLOG TOUR STOP for Tommy Greenwald’s THE REAL US

Seeing the name TOMMY GREENWALD always brings a smile to my face. Yes, I love his books—reviewed three of them on my blog—but what really causes my grin is what happened in the Fall of 2011. I’d read CHARLIE JOE … Continue reading

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Favorite Middle Grade Reading Moments 2016 & a Giveaway

The end of 2016 went by so fast I didn’t have time to post my GOLDEN CUP AWARDS. It’s not a list of favorite books, but instead recognition for my most memorable middle grade reading moments of 2016 and a … Continue reading

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My Favorites so far…

(Just four days remain until my big Anniversary Celebration. Come back on Monday, August 22nd for all the fun details.) Today’s post is also about the future. It’s time to gear up for another year of school, cooler temperatures, and … Continue reading

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THE THREE FACES OF MG READERS

The range of MG books this or any year is immense. You’ll find literary masterpieces right next to silly bare thin plots. Both are needed. Book publishers do a good job of making sure their title list contains books for … Continue reading

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MY FAVORITE MOMS…

That is… besides my own who still lives in the same house where I grew up. The moms I’m referring to are the fictional moms in middle grade books. With Mother’s Day this weekend, I’m here to give recognition to … Continue reading

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Favorite Middle Grade Reading Moments 2015 & a Giveaway

This past year I’ve posted more than 60 reviews of middle grade books and read many more. With the new year just a wink away, its time to present my coveted golden cup award. Okay, I got it at a … Continue reading

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Middle Grade News

It’s been a busy month for me as I finish up final edits on four manuscripts. I won’t go into the messy details that got me into this way of writing because I have other news to share. The annual … Continue reading

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