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Review: Wild Bird

August 7, 2017

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Wild Bird By Wendelin Van Draanen Knopf Books for Young Readers September 2017 320 pages In the wee hours before dawn, 14-year old Wren Clemmons is jolted out of bed and dragged kicking and screaming from her home and family by a man in a blue uniform who shoves her into the backseat of a […]

Review: Koolura and the Mayans

May 24, 2016

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Koolura and the Mayans Koolura Series Book 3 By Michael Thal Solstice Publishing March 2016 132 pages Book 3 in the Koolura Series takes middle grade readers on a time travel journey to the ancient Mayan civilization. Twelve-year old Koolura possesses special powers to teleport, fly, and heal the sick. When she and her BFF […]

Review: The Survival Guide to Bullying

September 21, 2015

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The Survival Guide to Bullying: Written by a Teen By Aija Mayrock Scholastic, Inc. June 2015 160 pages Are you the victim of a bully? As Aija Mayrock, the teen who wrote this book, will tell you growing up is hard enough. Toss a bully or two into the mix and your self-esteem can take […]

Review: Koolura and the Mystery at Camp Saddleback

December 13, 2013

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Koolura and the Mystery at Camp Saddleback By Michael L. Thal Solstice Publishing 144 pages Koolura Akopyan – aka Kool – is a 12-year old with super powers. She is able to teleport and she can levitate objects and move them with her mind. She can also fly. In Book Two of the Koolura Series, […]