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2013 Indies Choice & E.B. White Award Winners

April 25th, 2013 by melissa g
Have you read the 2013 Indies Choice and E.B. White Award winners? Check out Sweet on Books for our reviews of each title. We highly recommend all three of these special books! Comment below and let us know what you think of them too. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green won the Indies Read More...

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The Last Bookshop

April 16th, 2013 by melissa g
Can you imagine a world without books? Is that the direction we’re heading? I seriously hope not, but this touching video by The Bakery explores that very concept. As they say on their blog, “We hope you enjoy stepping into this make-believe world where books have been forgotten. And hopefully share in our musings that Read More...

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Hilary McKay Blog Tour

April 7th, 2013 by melissa g
We are so excited to be a stop on Hilary McKay’s blog tour! Hilary McKay is the author of a very special series about a kind and compassionate 7-year-old girl named Lulu, who also happens to be a BIG fan of animals. In book one, Lulu and the Duck in the Park, readers meet Lulu Read More...

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It’s that time again: Poetry Month!

April 6th, 2013 by melissa y.
Although poetry can be celebrated at any time of the year, April has been set aside to especially commemorate it, and here at Sweet on Books, we always LOVE poetry! Poems have so many uses in a child’s literacy development, beyond their pure enjoyment. They allow a reader to select how much or how little to read at one time, thus Read More...

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