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Congratulations Raina Telgemeier!

July 25th, 2011 by melissa y.
Smile, the fabulous graphic novel for tweens and teens has won an Eisner award for Best Publication for Teens.  The Eisner awards are considered to be the “oscars” of the comic world.  We LOVE Smile. A hearty congratulations for author Raina Telgemeier! Click here to see our sweet review. Read More...

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Get Ready for Hugo Cabret on the Big Screen…

July 19th, 2011 by melissa g
The current release date for the movie version of this amazing book is November 23, 2011. But before you see the movie, make sure to pick up the book.  To find out more about The Invention of Hugo Cabret, click here for the Sweet on Books review. Click the screen below to check out the Read More...

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What is JK Rowling up to post Harry Potter?

July 13th, 2011 by melissa y.
I find it so interesting watching and reading about Harry Potter fans as they mourn the fact that it is all coming to an end with the release of the final Harry Potter movie this Friday.  Grown children, 18 year olds, are weeping and talking about an end of an era. And it’s all over Read More...

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Good Summer Book?

July 5th, 2011 by melissa y.
Ok..so I just finished John Grisham’s second book for kids, Theodore Boone:  The Abduction.  I started this book with great hopes it would be better than the first, and it was, a little.  This experiment into kidlit Grisham is conducting is interesting.  He is not nearly as good at it as Mr. Patterson – yet Read More...

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Author Interview with Jennifer Richard Jacobson

July 1st, 2011 by melissa g
We are so excited to tell you about our latest author interview! This week’s conversation is with the very special author, Jennifer Richard Jacobson. Did you know that she’s also a teacher? Or that she likes rhubarb custard pie? Click here to find out more. You’ll learn what has inspired her and what she’s writing about next! You can Read More...

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