Category Archives: Reviews

Celebrate President’s Day with OUR COUNTRY’S PRESIDENTS

“I do solemnly swear…” I’m sure many of you were like me this past November, glued to the the screen as we watched this year’s presidential election come down to the wire. Author Ann Bausum and the editors at National … Continue reading

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IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF CRAZY HORSE for Marvelous Middle Grade EXTRA

A finalist for the 2016 Cybil’s award, this story is about the journey a grandfather takes with his grandson to understand the life and heroism of Lakota Indian leader, Crazy Horse. It begins in South Dakota and moves into Nebraska, … Continue reading

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ZACK DELACRUZ: JUST MY LUCK for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

Zack returns in book number two of the series. No worries if you missed book one, ME AND MY BIG MOUTH, where Zack tries to save the sixth grade dance. This is a totally new adventure set two weeks later. … Continue reading

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SHACKLES FROM THE DEEP

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Michael H. Cottman takes readers on a four-year odyssey across four continents for the purpose of discovering his ancestors and what it meant to be on a slave ship. Featured here is the Henrietta Marie. It’s … Continue reading

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WELCOME TO THE WONDERLAND–HOME SWEET MOTEL for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

Reluctant readers rejoice, I have the perfect book to answer your most pressing reading question: “Do you know of a book with short chapters? My mom forces me to read one chapter each night.” Here it is in no less … Continue reading

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JUBILEE for Marvelous Middle Grade EXTRA

I read JUBILEE after winning the book last year in one of Rosie Hollinbeck’s giveaways at THE WRITE STUFF. Rosie always has a compelling book to recommend along with some helpful writer links. Go check out her site! Jubilee is … Continue reading

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THE WIZARD’S DOG for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

Did you miss my interview earlier this month with THE WIZARD’S DOG author Eric Kahn Gale? Click here to get caught up or keep reading below for my review. The legend of The Sword in the Stone is given a … Continue reading

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