Tag Archives: Soar

SOAR for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

I picked up this title off the top of my TBR stack and one thought came to mind… Didn’t I read this already? I checked my reviews for the past year and sure enough I reviewed a book called SOAR … Continue reading

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My Favorites so far…

(Just four days remain until my big Anniversary Celebration. Come back on Monday, August 22nd for all the fun details.) Today’s post is also about the future. It’s time to gear up for another year of school, cooler temperatures, and … Continue reading

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SOAR for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

Many parts of this new story will likely make you soar with the touching narration by Jeremiah, a 12-year-old baseball fanatic and heart transplant survivor. He is funny, perceptive, and sees the world in ways others only understand after he … Continue reading

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A Sidebar on Plagiarism and Cheating

I’m currently reading SOAR, a unique new story by Joan Bauer. The backdrop is a baseball steroid cheating scandal at a small town high school. The uniqueness comes from Jeremiah, the 12-year-old narrator. He’s also a heart transplant survivor. I’ll … Continue reading

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