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First off, I’m not a big fan of the title. But this new sort of fantasy by “Twerp” author Mark Goldblatt nicely captures the emotions of 13-year-old David Salmon as his family is falling apart. Mom has left home and … Continue reading

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FINDING THE WORM for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

Mark Goldblatt’s first book, TWERP, introduced us to 12-year-old Julian Twerski. He’s a smart kid with many thoughts about life and growing up. This sequel set in 1969-70, has JulianĀ at age 13 returning to his journal writing. The story will … Continue reading

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