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5 Sweeping Historical Tales to Take You Far, Far Away

5 Sweeping Historical Tales to Take You Far, Far Away

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It’s April 1, which means that 1) your risk of sitting on a whoopie cushion is at an all-time high, and 2) spring is undeniably here! As the earth comes back to life, wake up your...
10 Middle Grade Books That Adults Will Love, Too

10 Middle Grade Books That Adults Will Love, Too

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This past fall, I read and adored R.J. Palacio’s best-selling middle grade novel Wonder. It’s a riveting tearjerker about a boy named Auggie, who was born with a severe facial deformity...
The Further Adventures of the Baby-Sitters Club

The Further Adventures of the Baby-Sitters Club

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Confession: I wasn’t just a reader of the Baby-Sitter’s Club books, I was a card-carrying member of the fan club. (Membership came with a free lipstick mirror!) I obsessed over every...
A 10-Year-Old Recommends His Favorite Books

A 10-Year-Old Recommends His Favorite Books

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Our guest blogger Cameron is 10 years old. When he’s not reading, he enjoys fishing and playing with his dogs Eleanor Roosevelt and Phoebe. He also has big feet and ears and likes jokes....
The 4 Most Traumatizing Books From My Childhood

The 4 Most Traumatizing Books From My Childhood

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Many things from television and film traumatized me as a child. The clown-in-the-hayloft episode on “Little House on the Prairie.” The trailer for the 1974 movie “It’s...