Children’s Corner: Two Middle Grade Reads That Are Suitable For Any Age!
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Children’s Corner: Two Middle Grade Reads That Are Suitable For Any Age!

It’s time for some middle grade recommendations. I LOVED these two novels for different reasons and I am sure you/your child/student/classroom will as well. “Ivan is an easygoing gorilla. Living at the Exit 8 Big Top Mall and Video Arcade, he has grown accustomed to humans watching him through the glass walls of his domain. … Continue reading

#Diversiverse with Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
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#Diversiverse with Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

This is my first time participating in #Diversiverse with the fabulous blog of BookLust where Chicagoan Aarti has been blogging since 2005. She has some excellent posts about why reading diversely is important and this challenge (I wouldn’t really call it a challenge) occurs the last two weeks of September. All that is required is … Continue reading

Children’s Corner: Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo
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Children’s Corner: Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo

“Holy unanticipated occurrences! A cynic meets an unlikely superhero in a genre-breaking new novel by master storyteller Kate DiCamillo. It begins, as the best superhero stories do, with a tragic accident that has unexpected consequences. The squirrel never saw the vacuum cleaner coming, but self-described cynic Flora Belle Buckman, who has read every issue of … Continue reading