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YA Book Review: Moon at Nine by Deborah Ellis

Moon at Nine by Deborah Ellis Publication date: April 1, 2014 Moon at NineĀ is a poignant and powerful story about a bookish, strong-willed fifteen year old girl named Farrin who falls in love with Sadira, a new girl at school … Continue reading

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YA Book Recommendation: Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Cinder by Marissa Meyer Cyborg Cinderella. What’s not to love? It takes two of my favorite genres, fairy tale retellings and sci fi, and mashes them together. Wish I hadn’t taken so long to get around to reading it! I … Continue reading

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Multicultural Children’s Book Day: Picture Books and Board Books Galore!

In honor of Multicultural Children’s Book Day, I thought I’d share some multicultural picture books that I’ve enjoyed with my children. One could argue that not all of these are multicultural, but they are all great books featuring people of … Continue reading

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MG Book Review: The Dirt Diary by Anna Staniszewski

I was having kind of a bad day, and this book cheered me right up! The premise is what drew me to the novel: Eighth-grader Rachel Lee helps her mother with her housecleaning business, only to find out that she … Continue reading

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