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Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer by Kelly Jones, illustrated by Katie Kath


Summary:  12-year-old Sophie’s family has recently moved to the farm her father inherited from his Uncle Jim.  Her dad is recently unemployed and her mom is a freelance writer trying to pay the bills, so Sophie is left to her own devices to explore the farm.  153 more words

Middle Grade Fiction

North of Nowhere by Liz Kessler

As a devotee of the TV show Disappeared, I had a hard time believing how the family dealt with the disappearance of Grandad in… 375 more words

Book Reviews

Review: Grounded: The Adventures of Rapunzel

Grounded: The Adventures of Rapunzel by Megan Morrison (Arthur A. Levine Books, April 2015)

” . . . you must journey. You must experience. Or you must die.” 993 more words

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Welcome to the Spotlight Jody Feldman and The Gollywhopper Games: Friend or Foe

I am very happy to shine the spotlight on Jody Feldman and book 3 of The Gollywhopper Games. If you or a reader you know are a fan of puzzles, this is the book to read! 1,361 more words

Middle Grade Fiction

Echo by Pam Munoz Ryan

Summary:  Otto, lost in the forbidden forest, stumbles upon three mysterious girls and learns the story of how they were cast out by their father, the king, who wanted a son.  205 more words

Middle Grade Fiction

The War that Saved my Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

On September 1, 1938, British Operation Pied Piper began under which British children were evacuated from cities in order to protect them from anticipated German bombing. 462 more words

Middle Grade Fiction