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The Hunger Games Meets Barbie

April 14th, 2012 by melissa g
If you’re like most people, you’ve probably read The Hunger Games books and you’ve probably seen The Hunger Games movie, but have you seen The Hunger Games Barbie doll? Here’s a first look at Mattel’s latest Barbie, courtesy of Entertainment Weekly. According to EW.com, the Katniss Everdeen Barbie doll is dressed “in the outfit she wears during Read More...

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We’re Giving Away THREE copies of The Time-Traveling Fashionista by Bianca Turetsky

April 9th, 2012 by melissa g
We’re always excited to tell you about the books we’ve been reading and even happier when we can offer you a GIVEAWAY at the same time.  April 15th marks the 100 year anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, and to commemorate this event, Sweet on Books and Little, Brown and Company are giving away three copies Read More...

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April is Poetry Month

April 8th, 2012 by melissa g
In honor of Poetry Month, we’re highlighting some of our favorite poetry books.  One that we recently reviewed, Forget-Me-Nots by Mary Ann Hoberman, emphasizes the importance, not only of reading poetry, but of memorizing it as well.  Why memorize?  Well, Mary Ann Hoberman, the U.S. Children’s poet laureate from 2008 to 2011, offers several reasons.  She Read More...

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