Interview with Janae Marks and 2-book giveaway!

Janae Marks’s books capture the essence of what it feels like to be 12 years old, and they’re great reads—brilliantly…

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Rainforests & a limb difference: interview & book giveaway

From deep in an enchanted forest, a tree emerges as the narrator of this delightful new novel by Samantha M.…

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Veterans, PTSD, and the Jan. 6th Insurrection: author interview & giveaway

What an intense book for older-middle grade readers (and adults)! And how prescient of national happenings. The Inside Battle by…

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What If a Fish: magical realism, author interview & book giveaway

What a delightful debut middle grade novel! What If a Fish came out in 2020 from Simon & Schuster Books…

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A Navajo Story: author interview and book giveaway!

Congratulations to Brian Young on the release today of his debut middle grade novel, Healer of the Water Monster, out…

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MG Survival Story: author interview and giveaway!

I love survival stories and found Frances Greenslade‘s Red Fox Road so compelling, I devoured it in two sittings. From…

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“I let myself daydream”: interview with Lauren Wolk & book giveaway

  Echo Mountain is a fabulous new story from the award-winning Lauren Wolk, out in 2020 from Dutton/Penguin Young Readers.…

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Her grandparents’ barn: an interview with Linda Oatman High

Linda Oatman High has written more than twenty books for young readers, and here is her latest. Don’t you just…

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Science is Mystery: interview and book giveaway

Animal, mineral, vegetable? My family loves to play Twenty Questions. We always start with these three categories to narrow the…

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