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An Excellent Graphic Adaptation of a Wonderful Book

The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel: Volume 1. Based on the novel by Neil Gaiman, adapted by P. Craig Russell. HarperCollins, 2014 This graphic adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s Newbery Medal-winning novel, The Graveyard Book is likely to become as beloved as … Continue reading

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A Troubling Message to Be Sending to Middle Grade Readers

A World Without Princes by Soman Chainani I normally don’t write reviews of books I haven’t finished. I also avoid reviewing books I don’t care for, preferring to save my energy for spreading the word about great books. But in … Continue reading

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The Zombie Apocalypse – With Zombie Cows!

Zombie Baseball Beatdown by Paolo Bacigalupi, read by Sunil Malhotra. New York : Random House/Listening Library, 2013. Moooo! You may have heard that conditions on factory farms and at meat packing plants can be bad. But this one has turned … Continue reading

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Seeing Cinderella by Jenny Lundquist

Seeing Cinderella by Jenny Lundquist. New York: Aladdin, 2012. What would you do if you discovered that you could read other people’s thoughts? It’s not bad enough that Callie Anderson has to get glasses just before the start of middle … Continue reading

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