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2 for Teens: Dread Nation and Tess of the Road

Just a few more days of Cybils nominations!  I’ve updated my list of Cybils hopefuls to note which books have since been nominated – as of this writing, four of the twelve books I wrote about. Dread Nation: Rise Up … Continue reading

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Victor Shmud, Total Expert

Victor Shmud, Total Expert: Let’s Do a Thing. Victor Shmud, Total Expert: Night of the Living Things by Jim Benton.  Scholastic, 2017, 2018. Victor is an expert at everything he puts his mind to, from makeovers to intergalactic space battles … Continue reading

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Frostborn

Frostborn. Thrones and Bones Book 1. by Lou Anders. Random House, 2014. In a Norse-inspired fantasy world, teenage Karn is supposed to be learning how to be the ruler, or hauld, of his village. But instead of learning how to … Continue reading

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Zero Degree Zombie Zone

Who doesn’t love zombies??? Well, ok, I don’t… but as I’m always looking for books to appeal to the Reluctant Boy Reader, this was a very welcome addition to my Cybils reading. Zero Degree Zombie Zone by Patrik Henry Bass. … Continue reading

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Picture Book Catch-Up

Here’s a quartet of library picture books that we recently enjoyed. Pirate Princess by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen. Illustrated by Jill McElmurry. A princess who scorns fancy clothes longs to be a pirate in his rhyming tale: “Princess Bea was not the … Continue reading

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