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Mr. Penguin and the Fortress of Secrets

THE PLOT: Meet Mr. Penguin–Adventurer (And Penguin!) When Mr. Penguin and Colin crash-land on a snowy mountain, they discover strange noises coming from an old, ruined fortress. Might it be connected to the mystery of missing pets? Why are there … Continue reading

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The transition to middle grade books can be a harsh one for many young readers. One day they’re happily going through their 100 page chapter book and then the inevitable happens—they’re assigned to read an award winning middle grade novel … Continue reading

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