Tag Archives: friendship

The Mad Wolf’s Daughter – When A Lass Became a Legend

The Mad Wolf’s Daughter By Diane Magras Spoiler Alert!   Summary A Scottish medieval adventure about the youngest in a war-band who must free her family from a castle prison after knights attack her home. One dark night, Drest’s sheltered … Continue reading

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A Boy Called BAT – Looking For A Great Middle-Grade Book with Heart? You’ve Found it Here.

A Boy Called BAT By Elana K. Arnold Pictures by Carles Santoso Spoiler Alert! Summary For Bixby Alexander Tam (nicknamed Bat), life tends to be full of surprises — some of them good, some not so good. Today, though, is … Continue reading

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Just Add Magic – Potion Problems: The Power of Middle-Grade Magic

Just Add Magic Potion Problems By Cindy Callaghan Spoiler Alert!   Summary Kelly Quinn and her friends must figure out a way to save a beloved local store and find their infamous Secret Recipe Book, which has gone missing in this … Continue reading

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The Trouble With Fairy Godmother – Happily Ever Is Just Another Disaster Away

Book Review :  The Trouble With Fairy Godmothers e-book By  Kimberly King Spoiler Alert! Summary All Nikki Baker wants is her first kiss. All her fairy godmother wants is to get the job done as quickly as possible. Hilarious adventures … Continue reading

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Ghostsitter – How Hard Can It Be? They Don’t Need Snacks or Baths!

Ghostsitter By Shelly Brown Spoiler Alert!   Summary Tiffany Hart dreams of one thing, to be class president. But dreams turn to nightmares when she ends up almost dead in an abandoned slaughterhouse and develops the gift of ghost-seeing. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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The Great Passage – How Can A Dictionary Change Your Life?

Book Review : The Great Passage By Shion Miura Translated by Juliet Winters Carpenter Spoiler Alert! Summary A charmingly warm and hopeful story of love, friendship, and the power of human connection. Award-winning Japanese author Shion Miura’s novel is a reminder … Continue reading

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The Girls In the Picture – There Are Lights, There Are Cameras, but Is There Action?

Book Review : The Girls in the Picture By Melanie Benjamin Spoiler Alert! Summary An intimate portrait of the close friendship and powerful creative partnership between two of Hollywood’s earliest female superstars: Frances Marion and Mary Pickford. An enchanting new novel … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and The Cursed Child – Does It Live Up To The Legacy?

Book/Play Script Review : Harry Potter and The Cursed Child By J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne Spoiler Alert! Summary Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, a new play by Jack Thorne, Harry … Continue reading

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Summerlost -Does It Have A Broad Appeal?

Book Review : Summerlost By Ally Condie Spoiler Alert! Summary It’s the first real summer since the devastating accident that killed Cedar’s father and younger brother, Ben. But now Cedar and what’s left of her family are returning to the town … Continue reading

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The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had – Will Kids Connect With This Story?

Book Review: The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had By Kristin Levine Spoiler Alert! Summary The last thing Harry “Dit” Sims expects when Emma Walker comes to town is to become friends. Proper-talking, brainy Emma doesn’t play baseball or fish … Continue reading

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