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Tod Olson continues his well-researched ‘Lost’ series with Lost in the Antarctic. Previous exciting reads include Lost in the Pacific, 1942; Lost in Outer Space; and Lost in the Amazon. This current effort is a riveting account of Ernest Shackleton’s … Continue reading

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BOBS AND TWEETS—Trick or Tweet

Earlier this month a third grade teacher asked me if I knew of any Halloween books she could read out loud to her class. I drew a blank. “Um…I’ll get back to you on that one.” Turns out I had … Continue reading

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RESTART for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

I’m not a big fan of multiple viewpoints in books. I don’t mind two alternating narratives, but beyond that it breaks up the flow of the story for me. Gordon Korman though is the master of this technique in writing. … Continue reading

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