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The Train to Impossible Places: A Cursed Delivery by P.G. Bell

The Train to Impossible Places: A Cursed Delivery by P.G. Bell is an exciting, imaginative, wild ride of a story that never lets up for a moment. This was a whimsical and fun middle grade read full of interesting characters and … Continue reading

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My Wounded Island by Jacques Pasquet

My Wounded Island by Jacques Pasquet is a beautiful book. The artwork is breathtaking. The main character fears the sea. She and her family are forced to move to the center of the island because of the rising sea level. Things are changing … Continue reading

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Level the Playing Field: The Past, Present, and Future of Women’s Pro Sports by Kristina Rutherford

Level the Playing Field: The Past, Present, and Future of Women’s Pro Sports by Kristina Rutherford is a book that will inspire young athletes.  It is a great book that contains information for all young athletes, male and female. It is a … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Moon by Tess Hilo

Cinnamon Moon by Tess Hilo is a story about the survival of a brother and sister from that small town and how they learned to survive without their parents. Alone as orphans in the city of Chicago, they survived with the … Continue reading

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The Kindness Club: Chloe on the Bright Side by Courtney Sheinmel

The Kindness Club: Chloe on the Bright Side by Courtney Sheinmel is an awesome new book from author Courtney Sheinmel. It explores what it means to be kind, and how sometimes it’s not always so easy to do the right thing. … Continue reading

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Kalifus Rising by Alane Adams

Kalifus Rising by Alane Adams is the second book in the “Legends of Orkney” trilogy. Sam Baron is in the grip of the evil leader witch Catriona and before that he reveals himself with a darker side for which he is … Continue reading

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Fishbone’s Song by Gary Paulsen

Fishbone’s Song by Gary Paulsen tells three stories about how the boy came to live with him in the woods, but the boy does not know which is true. The boy only knows Fishbone is old, and he’s got a way … Continue reading

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Return to the Secret Garden by Holly Webb

Return to the Secret Garden by Holly Webb is a magical story. Webb has placed the sequel in 1939 which is effective as it presents a believable way to bring children back to Misselthwaite Hall with the same sense of abandonment, … Continue reading

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Orphan Trains by Rebecca Langston-George

Orphan Trains by Rebecca Langston-George is a non-fiction book about orphaned children.  It’s a book about planned migration of children from New York City over the span of 75 years to various points primarily in the Midwestern United States with … Continue reading

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