Guest Post and Book Giveaway: Gigi Priebe, Author of the Henry Whiskers Series

Tweet Gigi Priebe is the mother of three, the founder of Stepping Stones, an award-winning children’s museum in Norwalk, Connecticut, and the author of The Adventures of Henry Whiskers, the first in her middle grade series. When she is not … Continue reading

Book Review: Great Escapes by Judy Dodge Cummings

Tweet The true stories of adventurers, explorers and others escaping life-threatening situations are often more harrowing than anything fiction could imagine. Great Escapes in the Mystery & Mayhem series focuses on five escapes that actually happened. The stories range from … Continue reading

Book Review: Rebels and Revolutions by Judy Dodge Cummings

Tweet In Rebels and Revolutions, a title in the Mystery & Mayhem series, author Judy Dodge Cummings focuses on five people who “fought for their rights and changed history.” They include a young boy who fought in the American Revolution, … Continue reading

Book Review: Tiger Boy by Mitali Perkins

Tweet Neel is nominated for a scholarship that will take him away from his small island in West Bengal to study in the city. His headmaster believes he has promise and can go on to do great things. But Neel … Continue reading

Book Review: Mr. Cleghorn’s Seal by Judith Kerr

Tweet Mr. Cleghorn has a problem. Since he sold his business and retired, he misses being around all the people who came to his shop. He decides to take a trip to the seashore to visit his cousin, and while … Continue reading

Book Review: Upside Down Magic: Sticks & Stones by Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, and Emily Jenkins

Tweet Nory has trouble controlling her magic. She can transform into a kitten, but she can’t hold the shape, so she ends up with the head of a goat, which makes her a koat. What she has is called upside … Continue reading

Book Review: The Nocturnals: The Mysterious Abductions by Tracey Hecht

Tweet Animals are disappearing at night, and it’s up to the nocturnals, creatures who are normally awake at night, to solve the mystery. Banding together are a pangolin, a fox, and a sugar glider. Other animals getting in on the … Continue reading

Book Review: Maybe a Fox by Kathi Appelt and Alison McGhee

Tweet Eleven-year-old Jules is a rock hound who collects all kinds of stones from the rural area of Vermont where she lives with her sister, Sylvie, and their dad. There’s igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic. But her favorite may be what … Continue reading

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