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Why YA Dystopian Fiction is Important

Some of the most memorable books I read as a teen were dystopian and post-apocalyptic stories, what were categorized most often as adult science fiction back when I was reading them. I think most of my sixth grade class read EARTH ABIDES … Continue reading

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A Picky 11-Year-Old’s Book Choices for 2011

I thought I’d post a list of books that are recommended by an 11-year-old girl who is very picky about what books she reads. We literally have hundreds of middle grade books in the house at any particular time, between … Continue reading

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Free Skype Visits for Summer Book Clubs

Skype is my newly discovered love. It was a fantastic experience to skype (new verb?) with classrooms around the country on World Read Aloud day. I’d like to continue to connect with readers, so I’m offering free 20 minute Skype … Continue reading

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