middle-grade

Children’s Book Week: Big Bear Feet by Kevin Lovegreen

Luke and his dad can't wait for hunting weekend. When they see big bear footprints, they know there's a good chance they'll get their bear.
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Children’s Book Review: Sleuth & Solve Science by Victor Escandell

In Sleuth & Solve: Science, kids will use scientific principles to solve easy to difficult mysteries and then try experiments to see the answers come to life.
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Middle-Grade Book Review: Haven Jacobs Saves the Planet by Barbara Dee

Seventh grader Haven Jacobs is passionate about climate change but lets her fear about the state of our planet get in the way of her regular life. Find out what happens when her fears are realized in her own community.
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Middle-Grade Book Review: Pippa Park Crush at First Sight by Erin Yun

Pippa Park is a Korean American middle-schooler who just wants to fit in. She has a crush on 2 boys and has just agreed to host the Royal's Christmas party. How can she pull it off with no money and nowhere to host it?
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Middle-Grade Book Review: Hero for the Hungry by Peggy Thomas

Norman Borlaug won the Nobel Peace Prize after being called the Hero for the Hungry. His Iowa work-ethic and knowledge of farming helped many struggling with hunger in their country.
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Summer Read-to-Learn: Idea Makers by Lowey Bundy Sichol

Idea Makers features biographies of women entrepreneurs share their struggles, passions, and perseverance to creating products that many people use every day. Written for middle-grade readers.
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Quick Lit: Mini-Reviews of Some Recent Reads – July 2022 Edition

My monthly Quick Lit post for July 2022 where I share mini-reviews of some of my recent reads that I chose for my own enjoyment.
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Books that Came My Way in June 2022

My monthly round up of books that came my way in the last month including adult and children's fiction and nonfiction.
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Summer Read-to-Learn: Life Log by Lea Redmond

A journal perfect for tweens to log all of life's activities including books, food, moods, and favorite things.
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Summer Read-to-Learn: Weird but True Know it All: Rocks & Minerals by Michael Burgan

The study of rocks and minerals includes a wide variety of land forms and topics. Kids love the Weird but True series for its amazing photos and fun facts!
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Stacie's read-in-2022 book montage

Master Your Core: A Science-Based Guide to Achieve Peak Performance and Resilience to Injury
Hidden Figures
Personal Effects: What Recovering the Dead Teaches Me About Caring for the Living
Waiting for Tom Hanks
The Maid
The Other Black Girl
Anxious People
The Body
Great American Road Trips- National Parks: Discover insider tips, must see stops , nearby attractions  more
Apples Never Fall
Love & Saffron: A Novel of Friendship, Food, and Love
Love and Other Consolation Prizes
The Vanishing Half
How to Find Your Way Home
People We Meet on Vacation
Last Summer at the Golden Hotel
Wave
Dear Evan Hansen
The Unsinkable Greta James
The Road We Took


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