April 23, 2017

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Teacher Appreciation Day | Authors and Illustrators Remember Early Educators

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The impressions our early educators make on us are often indelible. From beloved teachers to wannabe Coach Tunchbulls, here are few reminiscences you won’t want to miss.

Hitting Shelves Now: 40 New Middle Grade Titles Out in March

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March comes in like a lion, offering a strong selection of brand new middle grade titles perfect for readers in grades four through six. Looking for slightly more sophisticated reads for middle schoolers in grades six to eight? Check out our list of new YA Middle School titles publishing in this month.

APPELT, Kathi & Alison McGhee. Maybe a Fox. 272p. ebook available. S. & S./Atheneum. Mar. 2016. Tr $16.99. ISBN 9781442482425.
Gr 4-6–Twelve-year-old Sylvie, the older of the two Sherman sisters, is […]

In “The Land of Forgotten Girls” | An Interview with Erin Entrada Kelly

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Erin Entrada Kelly’s debut novel, Blackbird Fly, the story of a young Filipino girl growing up in Louisiana, found its way onto many of 2015’s best books lists. In her second novel, The Land of Forgotten Girls, the author returns to the Louisiana setting and the immigrant experience.