Tag Archives: Dean Pitchford


Yes, the entire list is here, from book apps and picture books through YA and non-fiction. It’s an impressive collection of literature. What’s even more exciting is the book ALWAYS in the MIDDLE nominated for the MG Fiction Award has … Continue reading

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Always in the Middle and Moving Forward

There is a lot to report as I get started on the new year… 1. Several months ago I nominated NICKEL BAY NICK by Dean Pitchford for the 2014 Cybils (Children and Young Adult Bloggers’ Literary Awards) in the Middle … Continue reading

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CYBILS Public Nominations Announced

Thanks to Karen Yingling for the nudge to participate in the nominations that closed yesterday. Karen’s the chair of the MG Fiction category and her blog is a place I visit several times a week. MS. YINGLING READS is where … Continue reading

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NICKEL BAY NICK for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

This recent novel by Dean Pitchford is a joy to read. The secrets and mystery surrounding Nickel Bay Nick unfold in brief spurts. By the end you feel like the journey was worth every minute. There is hope if you … Continue reading

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