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Hans Christian Andersen wrote The Snow Queen in 1844. It is a beloved tale, perhaps not know to modern day middle graders.  A nice two-page introduction sets up the story and from there it takes off. The remaining pages are … Continue reading

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Let me first spell out the entire title: FRAZZLED: ORDINARY MISHAPS AND INEVITABLE CATASTROPHES. Try saying that three times fast… Okay, I couldn’t either. Abbie Wu is back in her second story about life in middle school. I reviewed and … Continue reading

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5 WORLDS: THE SAND WARRIOR for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

A reluctant reader once told me the reason he didn’t like to read books was it took too long to turn the page. What he meant to say was slogging through 250 words without any visual treats equated to torture. … Continue reading

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